Category: Finance

When is a Good Time to Seek Financial Advice?

Posted on: August 31, 2021

Many people do not know the answer to this question and it affects their financial position every day. It is important to ask yourself when is a good time to get financial advice. For instance, if you are looking for a mortgage, you should be shopping around at least six months before you make any final decisions. The reason for this is that lenders have started offering better deals towards the end of a financial…

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Why Bookkeeping Services Are Necessary For The Self-Employed

Posted on: August 26, 2021

Bookkeeping is the process of tracking and recording the financial transactions of a business. It is also the method by which accounting information is communicated to management. A number of small businesses find bookkeeping services to be essential for them because the self-employed entrepreneurs usually do not have the necessary skills or resources that are needed for regular accounting. Image credit Some of the other reasons why this service is very important for the self-employed…

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Understanding Stamp Duty Land Tax

Posted on: May 25, 2021

Buying a property can be a bit of a minefield, full of technical jargon and things that are not always clear. One of the things that can often cause confusion, because it can change fairly regularly is the matter of stamp duty, or to use the correct name, stamp duty land tax. Image Credit Stamp duty is a tax that is paid when you purchase a property, or land to build a property on. It…

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Top tips for small business accounting

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Image Credit When running a small business whether as a sole trader or limited company, keeping on top of your business finances can be time consuming. A Gloucester Accountants can help you out with your reporting needs and any other accounting queries that you may have. Gloucester Accountants Randall and Payne can help your business finances from day to day accounting through to end of year filing. Image Credit Here are some tips on how…

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In search of the Kew 50p coin

Posted on: May 11, 2020

Ever wondered how a fifty pence coin could actually be worth anywhere between £15 to £200 pounds? It could even be more if you have it in a presentation case. You might well be thinking, “I’ve got a couple of 50p’s in my wallet right now. Are they worth more than a quid?”. Probably not, but if you look on the tails side of a 50p coin you might see something interesting. If you see…

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Google Bans Payday Loan Advertising

Posted on: May 6, 2020

In an effort to shield their users from financial products that are deemed deceptive or harmful, Google has announced that they will be banning ads for payday loans from 13th July this year. The ban, which will be effective globally, will include short-term loans of 60 days or less. Users in the US will also no longer see ads for loans with an annual interest rate greater than 35%. Image Credit Protection David Graff, who…

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