What’s in a name?

At the end of February 2016 Smart Accountancy Systems Limited will be 6 years old.  This is a massive achievement having started a business in arguably the biggest financial meltdown in history [...]

VAT Schemes

VAT Schemes for small businesses When was the last time you checked if you were on the best VAT scheme for your business?  I bet you £5 now that when you registered  for VAT till now you have not [...]

Calculating Gross Profit Margins

If you do not know what your gross profit margin is how do you know whether you are making enough money to cover your overheads, tax and make a profit to pay yourself? Far to often we are coming [...]

Peer to Peer Lending

Peer to business lending (P2B), also known as crowdlending, crowdfunding or peer to peer lending is a relatively new way for businesses to access funding and business loans. Put simply, a [...]

Fathom Review

Fathom is an online financial analysis and performance reporting tool. Complete with financial KPI analysis, cash flow analysis, profitability analysis, growth analysis, trend analysis, and ‘what [...]

Capsule Review

Capsule CRM is an online CRM system that integrates with many of the other business tools we love and use on a daily basis such as Xero and MailChimp.  With more and more clients wanting to make [...]

Podio Review

Podio is an online collaboration, CRM, intranet, project management system (basically you decide how you want to use it with over 600 free apps that you can tailor to fit your workflow) that [...]

Sage Conversion to Xero

Sage or QuickBooks to Xero Conversion During the month of September 2014 you can get a FREE Sage or QuickBooks to Xero conversion.  This means you can bring across two years worth of [...]

Why Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the latest craze but with there being so many new fads people have stopped listening.  There is too much noise for business owners to take it all in.  Cloud computing though is [...]

Tax Relief on Personal Pension

Tax Relief – Pension Contributions Paying into personal pension schemes gives rise to tax relief but are you getting the full benefit of the tax relief available?  The government encourages [...]

page 1 of 2