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The road to business recovery

There’s a lot going on right now and that’s why we’re here – together with accountants – to help businesses rebuild and recover. Learn new skills, be inspired by our community and discover world-class resources right here.

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Business recovery

Discover the latest resources and developments to help you rebuild.

New UK lockdown grants: How to access support

The Chancellor has unveiled a new cash injection for sectors that will be the most affected by the national lockdown.

They will now be able to access grants of up to £9,000. In this blog we take a closer look at this package and how to access support.

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Tips for taking on your Self Assessment

The Self Assessment deadline is coming up for sole traders and partners in a business partnership. 

While this might sound imposing or time-consuming, it’s actually pretty straightforward – read our tips and get started.

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Business: Overcoming supply chain challenges

houseof is a lighting retailer, with incredible design that permeates the brand’s products.

Their online sales offered some protection, but their supply chain was affected by COVID-19. Here's how they've overcome these challenges.

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Managing Brexit

Here’s some advice to help you navigate your business from what’s ahead.

How your business can manage Brexit changes

The UK has reached an exit agreement with the EU. We want to help small businesses and their advisors as much as we can to make the necessary adjustments.

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Brexit: Staying on top of your cash flow

There’s a lot going on for small businesses right now. Think about the steps you can take to safeguard your business and cash flow.

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How an accountant can help you with Brexit

We know that an accountant is a business owner’s most trusted advisor. They can offer insights and expertise so  you stay afloat in the coming months.

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Visit our Brexit resource hub for further information on managing Brexit. We’ll update this page with more advice on a regular basis, so be sure to check back from time to time.

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Webinars and courses

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Online course: Become a valued advisor

Explore industry trends and see why more accounting firms are offering advisory services. 

Learn how to automate workflows to free up capacity to grow your business. 

Discover the resource library for more advice, and download the workbook to plan your move to advisory.

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Webinar: Get started on Xero Payroll

Xero Payroll is designed to make payroll painless and quick.  

Join us in this hour session so we can show you how to set up your organisation and employees.

We’ll also explain key payroll terminology you might come across so you’re set up for success.

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Webinar: The basics of using Xero ft. our refreshed Starter plan

Join this webinar and learn how to use Xero to automate your invoices and bills so you can get paid faster. Our experts will also show you how to reconcile your bank transactions, and get up to date reporting on your financial performance. We’ll also go over our refreshed Starter plan and how to choose a plan that’s right for you. 

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Online course: Video skills for businesses and accountants

We’ve teamed up with presentation skills coach, Alexandra Bond Bernett, to help you make an impact using video as an effective communications tool. 

In this five-part course, you’ll learn how to create video with purpose, what the different engagement techniques are, tips to speak on camera confidently and how to create a professional looking video from the comfort of your own home.

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Online course: Moving your business online

Businesses with an online presence and their data stored securely in the cloud are more competitive, resilient and agile.

This course will help you switch to cloud technology covering key areas such as ecommerce, marketing, hiring, onboarding and engaging with staff in a virtual environment.

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Online course: Mastering your cash flow

To help you get on top of your business cash flow, dive into our cash flow programme that brings together support content, education and practical guides into one seamless learning journey.

You’ll also pick up handy tips on how to automate and manage cash flow in Xero.

You can learn at your own pace, from any place.

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Tools and webinars to help you embrace cloud technology and the changing needs of your clients. 

Six priorities for you and your clients in 2021

Policy changes regarding IR35, Making Tax Digital, coupled with broader business trends such as flexible working and a strong focus on a green economic recovery, will all be important in the new year. Read blog  →

How practice Ad Valorem helped clients in lockdown

Ad Valorem founder and managing director Nigel Adams describes how his family firm helped clients chart a safe passage through the second lockdown restrictions. Read blog  →

10 steps to implement value-based pricing

Value-based pricing lets you charge for bundles of accounting and bookkeeping services. It's better than hourly billing in just about every way. Learn how  →


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