Business accounting


Barclays announce £14 billion funding to support UK businesses

Mar 28, 2019

Barclays bank has announced plans for a major lending fund worth £14 billion pounds, which will help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to flourish once the UK has left the European Union (EU). Recently, the Bank of England’s Governor Mark Carney ...


Businesses reminded to take steps to prepare for upcoming payroll changes

Jan 24, 2019

Business owners in the UK are being reminded to take sufficient measures to prepare their businesses for the upcoming changes to legislation regarding payroll, which will come into force on the 6 April 2019. The changes to the legislation are being ...


National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage set to increase in April

Mar 05, 2018

The hourly rates payable to employees under the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) are set to increase across all categories in April 2018. Employees must be at least school leaving age to apply for the National ...


Minimum Pension Contributions set to Increase

Mar 05, 2018

  Employer and employee Minimum Pension Contributions are set to increase from April 2018. These changes will apply to all employers who have put their staff in a pension scheme for automatic enrolment. To ensure you comply, you will need to ...

MTD delayed

Making Tax Digital delayed until 2019

Aug 24, 2017

  It has now been declared that Making Tax Digital for businesses will be delayed until April 2019 and will initially only apply to businesses with a turnover above the VAT threshold (£85,000). For other taxes, businesses will not be asked ...


Do you spend more than £2,000 on physical goods?

Mar 07, 2017

  The VAT flat rate scheme was introduced by HMRC to ease the process of filing quarterly VAT returns.  Traders select the relevant percentage from a given list for their business, then apply this to total receipts, instead of having to ...


Benefits of Xero – online accounting software

Jun 02, 2016

At Walker Begley we offer an online cloud based accounting solution, Xero. Xero is a great way to keep on track of your accounts and can help us work efficiently together. It is really easy to get started and you will ...


Improve the health of your business in 2016

Jan 13, 2016

  I’ve just been to the gym for the first time this year and it was very busy; full of people whose 2016 resolution is to be healthier and fitter. I wonder how many of them will still be going come ...


Enterprise Bill published

Oct 01, 2015

The Enterprise Bill has had its first reading in the House of Lords. The Bill is expected to drive economic growth, create jobs and improve the business landscape especially for small businesses. It is hoped that the Bill will contribute ...


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