Vale & West Chartered Accountants Blog

How will the new Procurement Act benefit SMEs?

Vale & WestNov 7,2023
Blog,Blogs,Business,SME,SMEs,SMEs / Business

The recent Royal Assent of the Procurement Act marks a significant milestone in the evolution of public procurement.

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Is unconscious bias impacting your business decisions?

Vale & WestNov 2,2023
Blog,Blogs,Business,SME

When it comes to business decisions, taking an objective view is essential. But distinguishing your thoughts from the facts is easier said than done.

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Understanding loss carry-back claims

Vale & WestNov 1,2023
Accountancy,Accounting,Blog,Blogs,Business,HMRC,Latest News,News,SME,SMEs,Tax,Tax Blog

In the unpredictable world of business, it’s not uncommon for companies to experience financial losses.  

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BOO-st your tax planning this Halloween

Vale & WestOct 31,2023
Blog,Blogs,Business,Pension,SME,Tax

When it comes to tax planning, timing is everything.

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How can you leverage automation in your accounting process?

Vale & WestOct 26,2023
Accounting,Blog,Blogs,Business,SME

Most businesses are already using cloud accounting software to manage their finances. However, not all of them are taking full advantage of automated processes to streamline their accounting process.

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Why you should use double-entry bookkeeping in your business finances

Vale & WestOct 24,2023
Accounting,Blog,Blogs,Bookkeeping,Business,Finance,Financial Planning,SMEs

The term “double-entry bookkeeping” is often mentioned as a cornerstone for managing a business’s finances.

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The impact of Capital Gains Tax in estate planning

Vale & WestOct 19,2023
Blog,Blogs,Business,SME,Tax

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is one of those terms that often elicits a groan from private clients, but understanding its intricacies can be incredibly beneficial in the long run.  

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Paper VAT registration to be abolished in latest digital move

Vale & WestOct 18,2023
Blog,Blogs,Business,MTD,SME,VAT

In the latest move in their Making Tax Digital (MTD) campaign, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is removing paper VAT registration from 13 November 2023.

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What business owners need to know about meeting PAYE deadlines

Vale & WestOct 17,2023
Blog,Blogs,Business,HMRC,PAYE,SME

Among the long list of financial responsibilities that you must handle as a business owner is ensuring PAYE is made on time. In October 2023, the electronic payment deadline for your PAYE tax bill falls on Sunday, 22 October. To meet this deadline, your cleared funds must be in HM Revenue & Custom’s (HMRC’s) account

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