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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 […]
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 […]
A look at our accountancy services in moving image form We at Peach Wilkinson are proud to present our latest video. It details in the moving image form the accountancy services that we offer in Sheffield and surrounding area.
Accountancy one of the UK’s top five industrial sectors for job prospects and pay If you’re looking to enter a field which has all round excellent pay and prospects, our field has consistently performed well. Thankfully, the role of a Chartered Accountant cannot be taken over, wholesale, by computer systems. In a wages survey on […]
More celebrity accountants who moved from ledger books to legend status In our previous look at celebrity accountants, we looked at how Mick Jagger, Eddie Izzard and Kenny G abandoned their ledger books for the stage. In our follow-up to this article, we look at four more people who cut their teeth in accountancy before […]
How Philip Hammond’s u-turn from Class 4 NICs rises leaves a £2bn black hole according to KPMG Did you see or hear about the budget last week? Over a week ago, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a rise in Class 4 NICs. The rise would have affected many self employed persons, from sole traders […]
Ever wondered what the right questions to ask when seeking a new accountant or accountancy firm to work with? Whether you are looking to start your new business as an individual, sole trader, partnership or as a company, we have highlighted the key questions to be asking in the handy infographic below. By asking key […]
AAT and ACCA survey of MPs sees a Brexit boost for accountancy practices Could Brexit be a boost for our accountancy profession? According to an AAT and ACCA survey of MPs, 47% of them said ‘yes’ to that possibility. After the triggering of Article 50, Britain’s post-EU trade deals could keep a few accountancy firms […]
Xero poll sees Britons plumping for accountants over personal trainers for romance The geek image of Chartered Accountants has been quashed thanks to a survey by Xero, one of the world’s leading accountancy firms. Out of 1,001 participants, the honesty, intelligence and sartorial tastes of accountants and bookkeepers were rated highly.
Recently formed fraud investigation service pays dividends for HM Revenue and Customs Paying your fair share is always a good business plan. Especially where Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs are concerned. After the Panama Papers story came to light in 2015, HMRC formed its Fraud Investigation Service. This year, it has added £5 billion to […]
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