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Welcome to the Friend and Grant blog area.  Here you will find all the latest news, views and helpful guides in relation to accountancy, taxation and running a business.  We hope you find the information we post interesting.  Give us a call if you’d like to discuss how we can help you and your business.

17th Jan 2019
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Friend & Grant Achieves Gold in Cloud-Based Accounting

Friend & Grant are delighted to achieve Gold Champion Partner status with Xero, the global leader in cloud accounting software. With intuitive real-time, integrated software, more and more of the firm’s clients have been taking advantage of the flexibility and benefits that cloud accounting has to offer.

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16th Jan 2019
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Making Tax Digital – Are You Ready?

From April this year, for the 2.55 million VAT registered businesses with a turnover exceeding the £85,000 VAT threshold, it will be mandatory to file VAT returns through Making Tax Digital compliant software and not via the current HMRC portal.

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13th Jan 2019
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How Strong Is Your Balance Sheet?

Your balance sheet is important and shouldn’t be ignored. It’s visible to everyone if you’re a company so people can assess whether to do business with you or for a potential buyer to value the business.

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4th Jan 2019
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Does Every Client Deserve Credit terms?

Most business failures could be avoided with a little care and attention. No one has the right to credit so don’t give it away unless clients have earned it. Read our tips and make sure your cash flow and your business doesn’t suffer.

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19th Dec 2018

My Top Ten Time Saving Tips

There’s never enough time to do anything! Here are my top ten tips for saving time and getting things done.

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17th Dec 2018

Keys to Success – The Art of Delegation

You know you should delegate but you don’t. Here are 3 ways to overcome the excuses as to why you don’t delegate.

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29th Nov 2018
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Seven Ways to Grow Your Business

We believe these are the seven ways to build a business. But thinking big, offering excellent customer experience and building real value in the business will help grow a small business into a great business.

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22nd Nov 2018
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Probate Fees on the Increase – What Can Be Done?

You may have spotted in the press that the government has announced that probate fees will be changing from April 2019. You may recall there were similar, but even more drastic, proposals a couple of years ago but they were shelved when the snap election was announced in spring 2017.

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7th Nov 2018
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Budget Report 2018

This is our special budget report following the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget announcements. As previously announced, these were the main themes of the Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s third budget but what we were waiting to hear was where the extra money was going to come from? Had he found a “Magic Money Tree”, or would tax and...

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