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Following on from our blog on what a limited company is, here's a quick introduction into the statutory filings that have to be done when you've got a limited company.

Moving accountants could seem like a really daunting prospect - however it's easier than you think!

We often speak to people after they’ve set up a limited company and are needing help with fulfilling all the requirements of having one, often costing them money they were not aware they would need to spend - now we’re not saying you shouldn’t have a limited company, it’s just important to know all the facts...

We’ve blogged about the training we provide and the training we’ve undertaken in the past, but recently we popped a message on our socials as we’d been renewing QuickBooks advanced training - but what does this actually mean to you?

From 2003 until 2010 I was self employed and like so many in that situation, I did everything myself, bookkeeping and tax returns included. I never got a quote for my tax return to be done for me, mainly as I assumed it was a lot of money and I’d managed to do it so far without problems but also as I never felt my books were good enough...

How to find a good accountant

A few years ago we did a blog asking the question “Do I need a bookkeeper?” – today’s blog is looking at this from a slightly different perspective, you’ve decided you need or want to use a bookkeeper/accountant but now need to choose one!

What are management accounts?

We prefer to call them a business review, which is a better description of what they are – they’re not compulsory but this is a benefit as it allows them to be completely customised to your business to give you the insights you want about your business...

Mythbusting

My (not so) little boy has recently got into watching Mythbusters on TV and it got me thinking about some accounting and bookkeeping myths that I thought I’d tackle...

Over the last few months we’ve had a few changes within the team at PBATS, here’s a quick round up of all the changes...

Prices for bookkeeping

When I was first starting out as Practical Bookkeeping, one of the things I was very unsure about was pricing. Not the amount to charge people but if I should advertise these prices...

A question that we often get asked by people is what is the difference between us and an accountant? While there’s a lot of information out there on the web about this, we thought we’d do a little blog to try and help too!

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