Having completed my collaboration with GDPR Auditing Ltd, to produce a guided Workbook that would see accountants through the processes to achieve GDPR compliance, I think it is time that I apply myself, or more particularly my practice the Swan Partnership, to completing the Workbook and achieving compliance. 13 weeks to go It seems appropriate… Continue reading STEP 1 – Assigning responsibility for GDPR compliance
The GDPR Workbook and other information guides that I have written in conjunction with GDPR specialists GDPR Auditing Ltd are available to order from the Landmark site today. In order to achieve compliance you will need to invest time, but I have completed much of this work for you by pre-filling records with information that… Continue reading GDPR compliance Workbook now available
Launch date GDPR Self-assessment for accountants We are aiming to confirm the launch of our GDPR services for accountants shortly. As I indicated last week, I have been working with Philip Mather and Vakis Paraskeva of GDPR Auditing Ltd to create an effective GDPR compliance tool for UK accountancy firms. I have pre-filled a good… Continue reading Imminent launch of GDPR solutions for accountants
I am relaunching my Xero add-on, Scoop, today. Scoop will help you manage your clients’ Xero data more efficiently. By linking multiple clients’ data to Scoop you can view a diagnostic overview on one screen, no more toggling between data sets. Additionally, Scoop will enable you to: Identify clients that may need to register for… Continue reading Xero users take note
GDPR Self-assessment for accountants A new service that will provide you with the tools and information to comply with the GDPR regulations. For the last six months I have been working with Philip Mather and Vakis Paraskeva of GDPR Auditing Ltd to create an effective GDPR compliance tool for UK accountancy firms. I am pleased… Continue reading GDPR Self-assessment for accountants
Direct debits are probably the best way to collect fees from clients as you can vary the amount and timing of payments, you are in charge. Standing orders were a preferred method as the set-up was passed over to the client, but complications arose as and when it was necessary to revise the amount of… Continue reading How many months fees are tied up in debtors?
Just before the Christmas break I received an unwelcome email reminder from TaxCalc, who I used for accounts production and tax filing purposes, that my tax software license was about to expire. I should explain that I am a part-timer practitioner these days, I have less than fifty clients. I was about to renew, January… Continue reading How I reduced my tax software costs
I’m sure that most of you will have the provisions of Sch 2, Finance Act 2017 safely under your belts. The year’s grace that allows most existing BiKs (acquired before April 2017) to apply for 2017-18, comes to an end 6 April 2018. But what if there was no agreement? However, I can find nothing… Continue reading BiKs can you answer this conundrum?
I am pleased to report that we managed to send all our Budget Box video subscribers the code and MP4 files to add our budget video highlights to their websites or YouTube feeds on or before 11.30am the day following the budget announcements. I have space on our subscriber lists to take on just 20… Continue reading Complimentary budget video offer today
Have you considered the scope of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA), new legislation to tackle tax evasion? From 30 September 2017, the directors of limited companies, and members of partnerships, are criminally liable for any actions of their employees, contractors and agents for any activity that is defined as tax evasion, even if they… Continue reading Dust off your audit skills – tax evasion and the CFA 2017