Refer a friend

Refer a friend

  We know how important it is to find the right accountant. We also know how important it is when you kindly recommend us to others - as a thank you, for the next month, we will be giving you £50 off your next invoice if you refer a friend!  

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Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital

So, what is it? Making Tax Digital is essentially what it says on the tin. HMRC’s aim is to ‘become one of the most digitally advanced tax administrations in the world’. They plan on doing this by transforming the tax process into a completely digital system, with the...

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Deadlines not to miss if you’re running your own business

Deadlines not to miss if you’re running your own business

If you are running your own business, whether it's a limited company or you are a sole trader you will know that there are certain accountancy deadlines that you don't want to miss! Keeping track of them can be hard though, at Bedford Accountants we know that you have...

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5 ways to manage work stress when you’re self-employed

5 ways to manage work stress when you’re self-employed

Unfortunately, regardless of what your business is, things can get a little stressful from time to time. Fortunately, regardless of what your business is, we have some tips which can help you manage it. 1.  Don't underestimate the power of lists A to-do list is your...

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Are you prepared for a call from HMRC?

Are you prepared for a call from HMRC?

Tax investigations are stressful, intrusive and expensive. The requests for information and documents usually take many hours to compile ready for onward submission to HMRC and then there are all of the follow up questions…

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Is your brand protected?

Is your brand protected?

A small bakery, an online craft store or a consultancy service all have at least one thing in common- their brand is one of their most important assets. Regardless of what your business is, your brand is your identity, your reputation, and you should do what you can...

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Five top tips for the self-employed

Five top tips for the self-employed

If you have recently gone self-employed you are most likely suffering from an overload of information!  We don't want to add to that, but thought we would put together some helpful tips that perhaps aren't as commonly mentioned and in amongst the whirlwind...

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The best way to keep your records organised

The best way to keep your records organised

  Paper work is unfortunately one of those things that you can’t always get away from, but there are many solutions available to help keep the ‘tearing your hair out' at bay! Organised records are undoubtedly a key part of a business’s success, through being able...

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Self employed? A guide to claiming home expenses

Self employed? A guide to claiming home expenses

If you are self-employed and work from home you are able to claim a proportion of your household costs as a business expense. There are two ways of doing this: Firstly, you can divide your household expenses into business and personal. Household expenses that you can...

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