Why you should google your new business name before you register it

Every new business nowadays should have a website at some point  . . . .

. . .and when you do it needs to represent your business . . .which means having the same name as your new business name . . .

. . . .so when you’re starting out and choosing your new business name it is wise, prudent and sensible to search domain names and consider this very important issue at the same time . . . .

even if you have not got any plans for a website straight away you can register the domain and it will be safe for at least a year . . . . Continue reading

5 tasks for a perfect end of year accounts method

It’s that time of year when all accountants and bookkeepers start to get  really busy and some of us small business owners might go into a bit of panic depending how organised we are . . . . .
. . . Have you done your end of year accounts yet?

. . .the tax return deadline for 2015/16 year is the end of January 2017 . . .but with christmas distraction in the way, then it is easy for the time to fly by without realising. . .
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. . . but Mr HMRC doesn’t care. . the deadline is the deadline. . . . Continue reading