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AccountingWEB founder Ben Heald, the original Prudent Surfer, now plays a more strategic role as our parent company’s C

There’s a culture of working enormously long hours in many workplaces. And it’s killing us – literally. The Japanese have even coined an original word for death by overtime: Karoshi.


SMEs are still finding it hard to get the funding they need to grow their businesses. But the key to success could be to bypass the banks.

Late payments were characterised as a crisis in all the major parties’ manifestos, but Steven Renwick, the founder and chief executive of credit control software firm Satago,


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I am a very new self-employed. 


I have a statement from a seller (Amazon) that shows a summary of the months sales, expenses and then how much they have paid into my bank account.


With new pension freedom legislation going live in April, it seems most of the buzz has been around personal investment or spending opportunities.

When it comes to starting your own business, having the right accounting software can make all the difference – here are some reasons why having the right accounting software is important.

The case of Dipak Patel v HMRC examines whether or not two trades conducted by the appellant were carried out on a commercial basis with a view to the realisation of profits, or merely as a hobby.

The case of Dennis White v HMRC illustrates the importance of an adequate record keeping system and keeping business and private expenditure separate in a business.