What do I want with a Chartered Accountant?

Chances are – you don’t. There’s a lot of ballyhoo put about to the effect that in order to keep HMRC at bay you need to engage a Chartered Accountant to look after your affairs.  Curiously, most if not all of this noise is made by Chartered Accountants themselves, the ones with most to gain from it. What is a Chartered Accountant? He (or she) left University with a completely irrelevant degree.  It might be in ancient Sanskrit, Hebrew mythology or the history of Derbyshire County Cricket Club.  Doesn’t matter, all he has to do is demonstrate that he can
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Employers and the new National Living Wage

From 1 April 2016 workers aged 25 and over will be legally entitled to a new minimum pay rate of £7.20 per hour, called the National Living Wage (NLW). As an employer you’ll need to check which staff are eligible for the new rates and update your payroll in time. You’ll most likely have lots of questions. If you need help or advice on this get in contact with us today on 01427 613613 or info@abc-accounting-services.co.uk
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Mandatory online filing of CIS returns and verifications

Over 85% of contractors and their authorised agents are already sending us their CIS returns online, but from April 2016 everyone will have to use the online service.  HMRC will no longer be accepting any paper forms from that date.To increase filing accuracy, this change will see the introduction of online amendments, online messaging and alerts.We’re also improving the online verification service for you, as from April 2017 everyone will also have to use the online service, HMRC will no longer accept telephone verifications from that date. For contractors and agents currently sending paper returns, you’ll need to register for
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Further position available at ABC

Applicants for our trainee positions available please check your emails. The successful applicants have been notified. In addition to these two amazing opportunities we now find that we require an AAT qualified and practice experienced accountant to join the team. Please email cv’s to belinda@abc-accounting-services.co.uk by Friday 8th August 2015.
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Gainsborough DN21 Awards Celebrating Excellence in Business Tonight

You may have heard us talking about the DN21 Awards. We were excited to be a part of them initially because they represented something positive for Gainsborough business. Our excitement grew when Belinda herself and The Studio Gainsborough were shortlisted for two awards. The event will be held as a result of a partnership between the towns focal shopping centre, Marshalls Yard and Trinity Football Club. They are keen to recognise great businesses that enhance their community and add something worthwhile to the local landscape. There will be ten awards handed out during the event held at The Blue’s Club.
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Career opportunity

Due to our continued expansion we are recruiting for an accountancy trainee who is willing to do an accountancy qualification over 3-4 years. Academic achievements are obviously important but the right attitude, personality and ethos are what we are really looking for to build our already exceptional team. We will be holding trial days during June/July and will require submission of CV’s by Friday 19th June. Previous applicants need not apply. This is an opportunity not to be missed! Email CV to belinda@abc-accounting-services.co.uk  
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