IT’S CHRISTMAAAAAAASSSSSS!!!!

This is the Last Christmas blog and my last blog of the year .. no one wants to read the ramblings of an accountant over the holiday period and if you do then there are plenty of posts for you to have a look back on and revisit .. I could offer you a list of my favourite posts over the year but I will leave that pleasure to you! Some have definitely been more fun to write than others (the no deal Brexit posts definitely sit on the list of the boring ones .. sorry!).

So it’s time to deck the halls with boughs of holly, and find the mistletoe and wine and make sure you are making the most of what the tax man will allow you to claim!!

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Rachael Savage
Self Assessment Deadline

The deadline for filing your self assessment for the 17/18 tax year is 31 January 2019 and although we aren’t taking on any additional self assessment work, here is your handy cut out and keep guide of what you will need to complete your return yourself … or to help you be prepared for that last minute hunt for an accountant who will be able to help you.

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Rachael Savage
Pricing pressure

There is so much pressure on small businesses over pricing these days – there are special offers left, right and centre.  Be that Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Pre-Christmas sales, January sales, sign up discounts etc or just a sale because it happens to be a Wednesday!

So here are my key things to remember when feeling the pricing pressure:

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A List of Things HMRC don't do...

It’s that time of year again folks, the spammers and scammers are out in force, trying to fleece you for your hard earned cash and your personal data and one of the many ways that they do this is by pretending to be HMRC…

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Rachael Savage
And Breathe...

Today on the blog... I'm talking about taking a break. When you run your own business, it can be so hard to switch off. The world won't end if you need to pause. Go for a walk, look at the sky, just breathe.

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Rachael Savage
Working for free!

If you’ve been following my blog for a while then you will know that getting your pricing right and not working for free is something I have talked about a lot

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Rachael Savage