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Friend & Grant Chartered Accountants have been helping small and medium sized businesses in the Medway towns and North Kent for over 20 years

3rd August 2020
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What next for Making Tax Digital?

The government has updated their Making Tax Digital project and this is likely to affect all businesses in some way!

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8th June 2020
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Cashflow problems? How do I build a better credit control system?

Cash is king! In bad times there isn’t the luxury of being slack with extending credit to customers. For many businesses poor cash collection is the difference between life and death. Here are 15 easy steps to building a better credit control system and improving cashflow management.

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28th May 2020
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Our 10 point plan to survive and thrive in the current environment

Everything has changed. For many businesses the coming months will be a real challenge. With the removal of lockdown and a deep recession many businesses will not survive. If you have been adversely impacted by Covid 19 here is our 10 point plan to not only survive but more importantly thrive.

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20th May 2020
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Did you know we offer virtual training for your Cloud Accountancy System?

We understand that the majority of businesses are operating differently. Our virtual approach to providing you with support and training on cloud accounting solutions means that your finance function does not have to stop.

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15th April 2020
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Are you using the best software for your property rental business?

Working in the property industry can be a minefield with all the various accounting regulations that need to be followed. This can be made easier with a good record keeping system that works for your business and keeps you compliant!

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14th April 2020
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How to use Technology to Reduce Debtor Days and Improve Cash Flow

Cash flow is king in any business. Yet cash flow is one of the areas that many businesses struggle to manage. We explain ways in which you can use systems to help chase your debts more efficiently.

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19th February 2020
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Making Tax Digital – 1 year on…

In April 2020, Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT will be 1 year old and while a lot of businesses have made the switch to digital accounting and filing for their VAT, there could still be some issues in their current set up that needs to be addressed.

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8th August 2019
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5 Minute Guide to Open Banking

New EU standards, due to take effect from 14 September 2019, will change the way some banks connect to your accounting system. To comply with the new requirements, many of the existing bank feeds will be replaced by new direct bank feeds using Open Banking.

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23rd April 2019
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How to Stay Productive When Travelling

Business travel can be a real nuisance and unless you’re driving it should be really productive time. Here are our tips on How to Stay Productive when Travelling

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25th March 2019
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Making Tax Digital – 1 week to go!

With less than a week to go until the 1 April 2019 Making Tax Digital (MTD) deadline we have written an update on what you need to know, now.

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14th February 2019
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Making Tax Digital – Two months to go!

In a little under two months, the majority of VAT registered businesses with turnover exceeding the £85,000 threshold will be required to file VAT returns digitally.

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17th January 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 January 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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4th January 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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9th October 2018

Making Tax Digital - 5 Things To Do To Be Compliant

Despite there being no public news announcements from HMRC, like the TV advert about Auto-Enrolment with the 10ft furry monster, Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT is still going ahead from 1 April 2019. MTD for VAT will affect almost all VAT registered businesses in some way, meaning there could be more work to do...

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Are you hungry for success? If you run a small to medium size business and you want to grow your sales, increase profitability and pay less tax then you have come to the right place.