If you’re not in business, a year is a pretty straightforward concept. It starts in January and ends in December. There are various landmarks and events throughout, some public, some personal. It’s also defined by seasons, holidays and the beginning and ending of school, college and university term-times throughout. The financial year is different, however, […]
What sort of business are you? If it’s your own enterprise, are you a sole trader or a limited (Ltd) company? The type of company you choose to be affects how you run it and what responsibilities you have.
Are you up to speed with developments in accounts and the accounting services you use or could benefit from? Are you prepared for new business developments? Do you feel isolated sometimes, without a peer group to share your concerns with? Business accounting events may have the answers you are looking for. What happens in accounting […]
Accountancy software is designed to give you greater visibility about your business, while improving and speeding up processes. Not only this, but you’re legally obliged to keep accurate financial records, and accountancy software for your small businesses will help you to do this.
Your accountant needs your help. No, this isn’t the wrong way around. As a business accounting service, we’re here to help and support your business, but to do this effectively, means you must have your finances in some sort of order. This isn’t just for our sake, by the way. Managing various key aspects of […]
Summer holidays can put a lot of pressure on your SME finances. Not everyone goes on a summer break at the same time, but sometimes it feels like they do. While some are recharging their batteries with a much-needed break, there are others still at work, but having to manage additional stresses and strains caused […]
Do you know how financially fit your business is? Many people don’t visit a GP unless they’re feeling ill, not even for a routine check-up. There are, of course, plenty of apps out there to help people monitor their health, but they’re not providing the same level of reassurance, or depth of insight, you get […]
Making Tax Digital is a bold initiative, which has come from a practical need to improve the accuracy of people’s individual tax affairs, while effectively signalling the end of the traditional annual tax return. Following the original announcement of the 2017 general election, the government dropped Making Tax Digital (MTD) from its Finance Bill in […]
If you have a business or are thinking about starting one you might be asking yourself ‘does my business need an accountant?’ There are lots of other exciting and important things to be doing right now. But how important are accounting services? How do they help you achieve your goals?
How far do you think you must go to find an accountant to fully support your Lancashire business? At Direct Business & Accounting, we believe in serving the local business community. If you’re looking for an accountant in Burnley, Accrington, or Clitheroe it’s going to make all the difference to work with someone with local […]