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Calling Wannabe Accountants in Sheffield

June 19, 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , , , ,

College courses for future accountants Have you just left school and considered accountancy as a long term career option? Do you wish to keep in touch with the latest accountancy methods? For many people, the best place to start is at your local college. Our city is noted for its fine further and higher education […]

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Grant Thornton Accountants’ Sheffield Move

June 5, 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

Sheffield branch of nationwide accountants in the midst of move to new city centre location The city of Sheffield has gained popularity as a second financial centre to Leeds. It has become an alternative Yorkshire destination to the city off the M62 and M1 motorways. Accountants great and small have set up home in our […]

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LITRG Calls for Changes to Gig Economy

May 26, 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

Low Incomes Tax Reform Group call for reassessment of relationship between taxation and the gig economy Second only to ‘strong and stable’, the phrase ‘gig economy’ has got under the skin of many people. It refers to residual work of a precarious nature. If earnings are too low for National Insurance contributions, this affects your […]

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Rise of the Robots Feared by Accountants

May 17, 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

Accountants fear that robots could replace 96% of jobs Back in 1982, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner (inspired by Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?) foresaw a future where Los Angeles was populated with replicas. Replicas looked like regular people but they were androids. Robots in other words. The year predicted for this? […]

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Britain’s Accountancy Jobs Boom

May 4, 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

Brexit bounce beside jobs boom in accountancy across the UK In a previous article, we looked at how post-Brexit Britain could be good for accountancy. If recent labour market figures are anything to go by, we are in the midst of one just now. In the UK, accountancy and financial industries are enjoying some sort […]

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23% Rise in Self Employment Since 2007

April 13, 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , ,

Are we a nation of entrepreneurs or is a booming gig economy behind the rise in self employment rates? In the UK, the number of working age people becoming self employed has increased by 23% since 2007. According to recently released figures, 4.78 million have taken the self employment route, accounting for 15% of the […]

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Accountants Warned Over Cyber Criminals

April 10, 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

Why accountants have been an easy target for cyber criminals Integrity and confidentiality is something we take pride in at Peach Wilkinson Accountants. Fair dealing and a cooperative approach is another. Everything is done with precision to the nth degree, such as dealing with sensitive information. If we didn’t apply the above, our practice could […]

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What is a Chartered Accountant?

April 7, 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , ,

What does it take to become a chartered accountant? In the United Kingdom, there are many different kinds of accountants. We have Public Accountants, Forensic Accountants, and Turf Accountants, as well as Chartered Accountants. A turf accountant deals with the machinations of the 2.20 pm at Doncaster (or The Grand National) and feature in many […]

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What is Cloud Accounting Software?

March 30, 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , , ,

A brief look at how cloud accounting software works Who remembers when software installation meant bulky manuals? Faffing about with CD-ROMs – or floppy disks even? For accountants this meant installing each PC with Sage Line 50, Quicken, or (now we’re going way back) Lotus 1-2-3. Each time you needed to update your software, this […]

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