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I think I should be doing a tax return for the last tax year but I haven’t received a letter about it – what should I do?

I think I should be doing a tax return for the last tax year but I haven’t received a letter about it – what should I do?
Wednesday, December 23, 2015

I think I should be doing a tax return for the last tax year but I haven’t received a letter about it – what should I do? Read More


Waiting on a tax refund?

Waiting on a tax refund?
Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Waiting on a tax refund? We’ve found this year that HMRC have been much faster to pay  – sometimes within 10 days. If you’ve been waiting more than 4 weeks, here are some reasons why it may not be coming through.... Read More


Why you don’t want to leave your tax return until January

Why you don’t want to leave your tax return until January
Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Why you don’t want to leave your tax return until January Read More


If I start a business as a self-employed person, when do I need to tell HMRC?

If I start a business as a self-employed person, when do I need to tell HMRC?
Tuesday, December 22, 2015

If I start a business as a self-employed person, when do I need to tell HMRC? Read More


Looking for faster ways to get paid? Want to be set up to take online payments in less than half an hour? Yes it is possible!

Looking for faster ways to get paid? Want to be set up to take online payments in less than half an hour? Yes it is possible!
Monday, December 14, 2015

At this time of the year cash really is king, and we all want cleared funds in our accounts before the end of the year. Waiting for cheques to clear seems pretty old fashioned – in about 30 minutes you could be set up to take credit cards or Direct Debits (or both!) For card merchant services we suggest Stripe: Read More


The three things business owners should always do on Monday morning

The three things business owners should always do on Monday morning
Monday, December 14, 2015

It’s so easy to get straight into the daily grind when Monday morning hits, but taking a little time out at the beginning of the week to set yourself up for the next 5 days can massively increase your efficiency. Read More


The Hoildays Small Business Time Saving Tips

The Hoildays Small Business Time Saving Tips
Monday, December 14, 2015

Holidays should be a time to wind down, have fun, and step back from a busy work life. But many small business owners dread going away. Who's going to cover the phone? What if a major issue crops up? And how am I going to deal with all of those emails when I get back? Read More


Bank rules in Xero

Bank rules in Xero
Friday, December 11, 2015

Bank Rules in Xero. We love this feature in the Panthera office – it allows you to smartly code up how Xero deals with bank transactions that occur regularly on your statement. We use it for bank interest, monthly insurance payments, telephone bills and loads more. Read More


Invoice feature Xero

Invoice feature Xero
Tuesday, December 08, 2015

- use the recurring invoice feature in Xero to slash the time it takes to do your billing. Read More


Bin the spreadsheets, Start using Xero

Bin the spreadsheets, Start using Xero
Monday, December 07, 2015

Bin the spreadsheets! Are you still logging your financial information using Excel? We can save time and get better data from Xero. And because Xero has direct bank feeds you don’t waste time ticking off a paper bank statement to your spreadsheet – only to find you’ve missed something and have to start all over again! Don’t waste your Christmas evenings staring at a spreadsheet – let Xero take the strain of your bookkeeping.  Read More