Accounting for charities

An overview of accountancy issues in the third sector If you’re in charge of running a charity, you will know how it differs from operating a business and how its motives and goals vary. Non-profit organisations are treated very differently under the law, and managing a charity’s accounts can offer some unique challenges as a[…]

October 2017 Newsletter

Paper tax return deadline reminder The deadline to submit your self-assessment paper tax return for the 2016/17 tax year is 31 October 2017.

Tax

Managing automatic re-enrolment

Once you’ve been running auto-enrolment for three years you’ll need to re-enrol workers. Over the last five years there has been a seismic shift in attitudes towards retirement saving. Auto-enrolment means workplace pensions are now regarded by many employees as a normal part of working life. Although detractors argue that minimum contributions lull people into[…]

UK GAAP: A practical guide to making the transition

A guide to the new accounting standards. Accountants aren’t known for being in the business of change. While the external environment around them and the numbers coming in may change, an accountant brings stability and reliability to a business by using established practices to ensure complete compliance. But now the rules governing accounting standards are[…]