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How To Protect Your Premises From Burglars
16 top tips from Thames Valley Police ...

     

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Potential Inheritance Tax Overhaul
Two great idea that came out of consultation ...

     

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You're Invited To The Essendon Accounts And Tax 5th Birthday Party!
Come and enjoy A finger buffet and a glass of fizz ...

     

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What's The Future Of Our Taxes?
Do we need to batten down the hatches?

     

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First Mandatory Quarterly Making Tax Digital VAT Returns Are Due
If you haven't registered yet then get a move on ...

     

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What Are The Rules Around Jury Service For Your Employees?
You need to handle it correctly ...

     

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Welcome To The 3rd Edition Of The Business Godparent!
Our famous red sofa has been out and about again ...

     

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Change Of Date For The 2020 Early May Bank Holiday
Will you and your employees be affected?

     

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Do You Know about The 'Pay Now' Button For Paying Tax Online?
HMRC like to make things easy for you ...

     

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Making Tax Digital: An Update
There is even some good news ...

     

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Pensions: Law Breaking Employers Are Being Targeted
The Pensions Regulator launches a new campaign ...

     

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Are You A Company Director At Risk Of Fraud?
Companies House has received many complaints ...

     

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The Deadlines Continue And P11D Forms Are Next
Are you sure you've included everything?

     

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Reminder: P60 Forms Are Due By 31st May
Have you issued them yet?

     

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7 Top Tips On How To Be A Successful Landlord
Thanks to Mark I'Anson for the tips ...

     

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HMRC's Payment On Account System Glitches
Self-assessment statements are wrong both on and off line ...

     

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New Thoughts From The Business Godparent
Welcome to the new tax year ...

     

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April 2019: New Payslip Legislation
Showing the hours for workers ...

     

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When To Register Your Business For VAT
Have you reached the threshold?

     

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What's Changing In The New Tax Year?
Happy New Year to all tax advisors ...

     

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Year End Tax Planning
How can you reduce your bill?

     

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Countdown To Brexit: Importers, Exporters, Customs And VAT
Is it really only 5 days until we leave?

     

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The Chancellor's Spring Statement 2019
Download our handy guide ...

     

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To Claim, Or Not To Claim ... That Is The Question!
The art of allowable business expenses ...

     

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Do You Know What The Self-Assessment Penalties Are?
Always file and pay on-time ...

     

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Essendon Accounts Joins List Of UK's Leading Accountants
We are thrilled to be the latest firm to be invited to join ...

     

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The Ultimate Deadline: It Needs A Proactive Approach
Death and Taxes ...

     

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IR35: Is Next Year Going To See A Massive Change?
It may change how contractors are accounted for ...

     

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Car Tax And Ultra-Low Emission Vehicles
How much will you be paying in 2020/21?

     

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The Tax Return Filing Deadline Is Fast Approaching
Don't get it wrong ...

     

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Brexit: Preparing For A No-Deal EU Exit
Is your business ready?

     

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New Year, New Ideas, New Thoughts From The Business Godparent
2019 is going to be a tough year ...

     

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10 Ways To Reduce Your Tax Bill Over Christmas
Making the most of your reliefs and allowances ...

     

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Merry Christmas From Essendon Accounts And Tax!
Ready for some festive fun?

     

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Do You Know The Employment Status Of Your Workers?
Are you sure they're not self-employed?

     

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Shareholder Agreements: The Often Unknown Effects
And the dangers of not having one ...

     

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Joint Ventures Can Reduce Risks For Startups
There are many positive advantages ...

     

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Claiming Tax Relief On Property Investments
Section 24 means you can only claim basic rate relief ...

     

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The Director's Loan Account
Everything you need to know ...

     

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Get Our Autumn Budget 2018 Summary
What did the Chancellor say?

     

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Small Businesses: What If We Leave The EU Without A Deal?
How will it affect our importers and exporters?

     

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Act Now Ahead Of New Payslip Changes
Only 6 months to go ...

     

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Are You Claiming The Marriage Allowance?
HMRC are encouraging it ...

     

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Making Tax Digital for VAT: IT Is The Way Forward
And it'll make things easier for you ...

     

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Business Continuity: Because Bubbles Tend To Burst
Are you ready for the next shockwave?

     

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What's Happening With Class 2 National Insurance?
It's the tax question of the week ...

     

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Beware Of Fake HMRC Websites And Emails
Don't fall for the scammers ...

     

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Why Is Everything About VAT Just So Complicated?
Are we just making things difficult for ourselves?

     

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What To Do When The Computer Says No!
The are other ways of raising funds ...

     

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Improve The Profitability Of Jobs With Xero Projects
You can even try it for free ...

     

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Making Tax Digital Moves Up A Gear
Is your business ready?

     

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Common Reporting Standards And A Requirement To Correct
It needs to happen by 30th September ...

     

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The Future of Tech: My Predictions
It moves so quickly ...

     

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Closure Of The Childcare Voucher Scheme On 4th October
How is it going to affect your employees?

     

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Celebrating Get Out Of The Doghouse Day!
It's the third Monday of July ...

     

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Property Investors: Looking For A Coach And Mentor?
Mark l'Anson could be the one ...

     

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HMRC And PAYE Settlement Agreements
Are you missing a trick?

     

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Why Blogging Is A Must For Any Small Business
And how to do it right ...

     

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Human Resources: The Importance Of Getting HR Right
Remember, it's a fundamental function ...

     

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Top 5 Reasons Cloud Accounting Is Good For Business
And how it saves you time and worry ...

     

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What Is A P11D And When Does It Need To Be Filed?
Disclosing your employee's benefits in kind ...

     

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Dude, My Boat Has Been Found!
It's spring bank holiday weekend ...

     

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Online Trading And Value Added Tax
It's a complicated area ...

     

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Celebrating 14th May and Accounting Day!
Though you can count on us every other day too!

     

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Why You Should Create A Business Plan
And improve your profits ...

     

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Keep Your Cool If You Haven't Filed Your 2017 Tax Return
What happens if you don't?

     

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Do You Know Your Companies House Filing Deadline?
If you don't file on time, you will be fined ...

     

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The Power of Management Accounts
Taking care of your business ...

     

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Cyber Essentials: Are You Protected Against A Cyber Attack?
We're secure and certified ...

     

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Employment Law Changes From April 2018
You'll need to adjust your payroll ...

     

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What Does A Pizza And Tax Planning Have In Common?
The end of the tax year is fast approaching ...

     

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Reduce Your Energy Costs and Increase Your Profits!
A guest post by Terry Cattle ...

     

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The Chancellor's 2018 Spring Statement
Download our handy guide ...

     

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Want To Pop In For A Chat On Our Sofa?
The new tax year approaches ...

     

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Gifting Money: Inheritance Tax Tips For Grandparents
It's easier than you think ...

     

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Starting A Business: The Importance Of Market Research
Do your market research before you start ...

     

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Car Finance Options For Small Business Owners
Thoughts from the Business Godparent ...

     

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Is Copywriting The Cinderella Of Marketing?
A guest post by Stephen Church ...

     

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A Collective Sigh Of Relief By Accountants Around The UK
The filing deadline has passed ...

     

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Outsource Your Payroll: Is It Becoming A Bit Of A Headache?
Let Essendon do it for you instead ...

     

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Have You Survived Blue Monday 2018?
There's a formula for that ...

     

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HMRC And The Great Tax Return Reminder
The filing deadline for 2016/17 is rapidly approaching ...

     

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Take A Look At What Essendon Has Coming Up This Year
2018 is going to be excellent ...

     

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2018 Is Going To Be A Very Interesting Year
So don't make resolutions, set goals instead ...

     

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The Great Essendon Accounts Christmas Mural 2017
An afternoon of fun and learning ...

     

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Running A Successful Family Business
And how Essendon can work for you ...

     

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Merry Christmas From Everyone At Essendon Accounts!
And some useful information about Christmas parties ...

     

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Essendon Accounts: We've Launched Our New Website!
Have you seen it yet?

     

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Tax Return Filing Deadline Reminder!
Don't bury your head in the sand ...

     

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Was The Autumn Budget 2017 Good For Business?
What did Philip Hammond announce?

     

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Building A House Of Hope: A Retrospective
Thoughts on my trip to South Africa ...

     

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Budget 2017 : My Budget Predictions
How many do you think will happen?

     

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Do You Want To Exit Your Business And Retire?
Have you started planning yet?

     

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Generation Y And Their Love Of Social Responsibility
How to work with Millennials ...

     

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What Is The Difference Between A Car And A Van?
Quite a lot according to HMRC ...

     

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The Criminal Finances Act 2017
What is it and who does it apply to?

     

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The Benefits Of The Director's Loan Account
What is it and how does it work?

     

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£1,000 Tax Allowance For Trading And Property Income
Did you know about it?

     

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An Update On Making Tax Digital
Are you ready?

     

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Workplace Pensions: The Absolute Basics Of Auto Enrolment
Does your payroll include the right deductions?

     

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Essendon Is Celebrating Its Third Birthday!
I'm proud of my loyal, hardworking team ...

     

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Common VAT Errors And How To Avoid Them
It's a complicated area of taxation ...

     

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You Want Me To Walk For 10 Minutes A Day?
Maybe one day I'll find the time ...

     

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Rent-A-Room Income Tax Relief
Different ways to claim ...

     

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Building A House Of Hope In South Africa
About my upcoming trip ...

     

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Sole Trader Vs Partnership Vs Limited Company
Which business structure is right for you?

     

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The Eight Wonders Of Essendon
A list inspired by Cowes Week ...

     

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What Is VAT And Do I Need To Register?
There are different rates and schemes ...

     

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Can You Be Employed And Self-Employed At The Same Time?
You can earn income from a range of different methods ...

     

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You Don't Know What You Don't Know
Do you know that you don't know?

     

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Raising The Jolly Roger Over The Solent
Yo, ho, ho and a jug of Pimms ...

     

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HMRC: Pay Your Tax Demand With An iTunes Gift Card
Um, no. It's a scam. Don't do it ...

     

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The Disappointment Of Sir Ben Ainslie
And the achievement of Landrover BAR ...

     

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Protecting Your Hidden Goldmine
And insuring your intangibles ...

     

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Dude, Where's My Boat?
A trip to the Isle Of Wight ...

     

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The 35th America's Cup: Making Yachts Fly
We can make your business fly too ...

     

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A Fabulous Evening With Mark Lawson
At the Rolls Royce Enthusiasts Club ...

     

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Mental Health Week: An Evening With Mark Lawson
In aid of Rethink Mental Illness ...

     

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The Life And Times Of A Business Godparent
Who do you surround yourself with?

     

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