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February 23, 2024
What’s your policy on scanning QR codes?
Since the COVID lockdowns, QR codes have become increasingly commonplace as a quick way to direct people to websites, to log into online video services on smart TVs and TV boxes, or to order or pay for goods and services.
February 22, 2024
HMRC warns about an increase in tax refund scams
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are warning that fraudsters could focus on Self Assessment taxpayers.
February 19, 2024
Inflation stays flat
Official figures were released last week showing that inflation remains at 4% in the year to January.
February 16, 2024
Unlocking efficiency and growth: The benefits of cloud accounting
In business, staying ahead of, or at least up with, the curve is crucial for success. Over recent years, one of the revolutionary tools that has transformed the way businesses manage their finances is cloud accounting. Cloud accounting offers many benefits over traditional, on-premise accounting systems. Let’s discuss some of them.
February 14, 2024
Guidance for small businesses using online services
The National Cyber Security Centre have issued some new guidance on “Using online services safely.”
February 12, 2024
How to recognise tax scam phone calls, emails and text messages
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have recently published updated their guidance on how to identify tax scams made by phone, email, or text.
February 9, 2024
No final decision yet on a digital pound
The Bank of England and HM Treasury have published their response to a consultation on a digital pound that was started in February 2023.
February 8, 2024
Cuts to National Insurance rates benefit January pay packets
The 12% to 10% employees national insurance rate cut first announced in the Autumn Statement came into effect in January. This means that many employees will have seen a boost in their take home pay in their January pay packet.