Category Archives: General

October 24, 2013

Sage 50 Accounts – Selected tips and tricks

Many of our clients use Sage 50 Accounts to maintain their accounting records. Sage has been around for a long time and has added a lot of features over the years, which may not be familiar to many users.
August 19, 2013

Cloud based (on-line) accounting systems

The age of cloud based systems has come upon us. But what is a cloud based accounting system and how can it help you? What is a Cloud Based Accounting System? These are online accounting systems, not desktop accounting systems like Excel, SAGE or Quickbooks.
August 16, 2013

Real Time Information (RTI) – Extension Update

Three months into the compulsory requirement of reporting PAYE information in real time, HMRC have announced the temporary relaxation of RTI reporting rules for small businesses will be extended from October 2013 until April 2014.
August 14, 2013

Directors’ Question Time

Just a short note to say that we have an exciting new event coming up at the East London Office next month. Directors’ Question Time will adopt a similar format to the BBC ‘Question Time’ – but without the politics – and focusing on business.
August 12, 2013

Planning for progress

This month the Wallace family, with dog, less cat, jumped into the car and headed north to Scotland for our summer holiday.
June 10, 2013

Fresh fields

This month marks a new chapter in the history of Barnes Roffe’s Dartford office.
February 22, 2013

Can an employer be held responsible for its employees’ actions?

The recent case of Vaickuviene and others v J Sainsbury Plc shows that employers must be aware of how their employees are behaving and if necessary take strong action to safeguard employee safety. The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 prohibits the pursuit of a “course of conduct which amounts to harassment of another”.
November 12, 2012

What’s in a name?

A short while ago, I had a right palaver trying to form a company on behalf of a client as the company name the client wanted included the words ‘Dental’ and ‘Royal’ (‘Dental’ because that was the client’s trade and ‘Royal’ was part of the address).
January 31, 2012

Bank account security

Don’t leave the keys in the door to the safe!  Theft from businesses is happening more than you think…….
August 01, 2011

London 2012 Olympic Games

London 2012 is only a year away, and the excitement is certainly growing to feverish levels. We are so proud to know that so many of our clients—- SMEs, owner-managed businesses, entrepreneurs, and in our opinion, the backbone of the economy—- are helping make London 2012 an Olympic to remember.
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