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Jan 15 2020

Is Xero the cure to your CIS headache?

Categories: Amber AccountingProperty & Construction

Under the Government’s Construction Industry Scheme (CIS), contractors must deduct money from the payments they make to subcontractors to go to HMRC. These are treated as advance payments for tax and National Insurance contributions. CIS applies to businesses involved in the construction industry, and can affect businesses that are not actually in the industry but more

Dec 20 2019

The transition to Open Banking

Categories: Amber Accounting

There have been recent changes within banking to standardise the way data can be accessed from different bank accounts in one place, including the introduction of Open Banking. Launched in 2018, Open Banking has transformed the way you bank online by offering more up to date bank feeds from banks into accounts systems, for example more

Dec 11 2019

Supporting our clients with the growth of their business

Categories: Amber AccountingFood & Drink

As a client’s business portfolio grows, so do the challenges and opportunities, therefore, it is important to have a trusted team of advisors, providing professional and trusted support allowing the business to not only function, but succeed and thrive. That was certainly the case for Brett Lawrence, owner of the award-winning Rocca Deli in St more

Nov 14 2019

The ongoing review of auto-enrolment

Categories: Amber AccountingHealthcare

As mentioned in our previous article, auto-enrolment (AE) was introduced to help people save for later life through a pension scheme at work. Although all eligible workers should now be enrolled in their employer’s workplace pension scheme, it is the continued responsibility of employers to constantly monitor the information to avoid any potential fallouts. Here are more

Oct 11 2019

Working in our Amber Accounting Payroll team

Categories: Amber AccountingPayrollPeople

At EQ, our Amber Accounting team help you manage the financial and operational side of your business – allowing you to focus on the important day-to-day business activities. Their range of services include bookkeeping, payroll, VAT compliance, management accounting, and, for some clients, the full outsourcing of their financial record-keeping. We are currently looking to expand our more

Sep 6 2019

Our dedicated payroll team are here to support you

Categories: Amber AccountingPayroll

Operating a successful business can be all consuming, and one element that can be overlooked is Payroll. Managing employees’ pay is a time-consuming task and often considered one of the most complex areas of owning a business. Ensuring that everyone employed is paid on time, receives the correct amount, and has appropriate deductions made, is more

Aug 14 2019

Helping bring the 2nd Kirriemuir Scout Group into the digital age

Categories: BookkeepingCharitiesTechnology

Scouting, or the Scout Movement, is a registered charity which attracts many young people worldwide, including Richard Branson, Barack Obama and David Beckham as previous members. Currently there are 450,000 young people in Scouting, spread across five sections: Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts, Explorer Scouts and the Scout Network. Each section has its own balanced programme more