Welcome to our resource centre
Whether or not you’re one of our clients you are welcome to browse here and make use of our resources. But if you are one of our clients, you’ll probably not need to use much of this information because we take care of everything for you!
Information & Articles
Whether you’re in business or just about to start out, you’ll find a range of useful information. We’ve covered topics such as the different VAT schemes, fuel rates for cars, which type of business structure is best for you, and much more, find it here.
Links to useful websites
We’ve put together a selection of useful links, including:
free accounting software
quick links to business information
Free accounting software
VT Cashbook – http://www.vtsoftware.co.uk/cashbook/
Very simple to use. Recommended by accountants.
Sage Invoicing – http://www.sage.co.uk/
Designed to make invoicing and managing income easy.
SliQ Invoicing and Quoting – http://www.sliqtools.co.uk/
Create and track invoices, credit notes, delivery notes, quotes and customer statements. Free for a trial period and inexpensive to purchase.
Low cost on-line accounting software
ClearBooks – https://www.clearbooks.co.uk/
A small business accounting package. Free trial, inexpensive to purchase
FreeAgent – https://www.freeagent.com/
An accounting package for freelancers and small businesses.
Free web site & hosting
Getting British Business Online – http://www.gbbo.co.uk/
This is an initiative by BT, Google, e-skills uk, and enterprise-uk to get more small businesses on-line. Create a free website with a free .co.uk address in just 20 minutes. Use the simple online tool to create your first website – no technical knowledge needed. Update your site from any computer, for free.
Access Documents Anywhere
Dropbox – https://www.dropbox.com
If you work remotely and need to access documents on-line quickly, or if you use more than one computer or laptop, then this free application is a ‘must have’. It will synchronise your documents and files wherever you are (any file type) and it works with mobile devices too.
Evernote – https://evernote.com/
Remember everything, access it anywhere, find it fast. Evernote makes it easy to remember things using your computer, phone, and the web.
Depositit – http://www.depositit.com/
What would happen to your business if you lost all your data? DepositIt is a fully automatic data back-up system that we recommend highly.
Enter your salary, pension contribution, etc, and this will calculate your Tax and National Insurance and your take home pay.
Currency Converter – https://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/
Over 164 currencies and 3 metals using daily OANDA Rates®,
Business Websites & Forums
BusinessZone – http://www.businesszone.co.uk/
UK Business Forums
Enterprise Nation – https://www.enterprisenation.com/
is4profit – http://is4profit.com/
Free small business advice and information
Other Useful Links
FREE application to create a PDF document from any Microsoft Windows application. Will also create JPEG and other file types
HMRC Employer’s Links
Employer Forms – https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/paye-forms
Links to all the HMRC employer’s forms