Important dates

For your financial diary… Don’t forget! Rain, rain go away… Come again another day! We were all enjoying the sun a little too much and perhaps it made us overlook the important dates in our financial calendar. But don’t panic, it’s not too late… Why not spend this rainy day looking at the important dates for your diary? We’re here … Read More

July Newsletter

Xebra Accounting turns 5! “Give yourself some credit, because you’re doing great” Here at Xebra we know how important growth is to your business, and sometimes you need to realise how far you’ve come and give yourself a bit of credit. In the upcoming months, we’ll be looking into a few ways in how we can help you on your … Read More

Security

Security is extremely important in the workplace. By implementing best practice security procedures, processes and products, you will help to ensure the security and safety of your premises, assets, and staff. It is vital to protect your business with good quality security systems and processes. Use a password on your Laptop or Computer – Common Passwords Are Bad Passwords We all like to use a password that may remind … Read More

Building Good Customers

Successful Business need Successful Customers and building relationships is key to learning your customer’s needs. Here are five ways to build customer relationships and keep them coming back. Communication.  Communication is an essential way to build customer relationships.  Have conversations with your customers and find out what they need, show them that you have the solution to their problem and … Read More

The Importance of Good Accountancy in Business

A world without accounting would mean chaos, accountants keep everything ticking over from helping manage businesses finances to making sure staff get paid on time.  Without a good financial and accounting structure, the world would simply struggle to function and more importantly your business. In the world of business good accounting from a professional accountant is key. Analysis and Decision … Read More

Is Your Memory as Good as it Was?

We all try hard to remember information, and every minute of every day we add to that information. Take notes at meetings, or when on the telephone. Record them in a book. And when the book is full, start another. But what do you do if you simply cannot remember? Have you a fall back position? Make a mnemonic device … Read More

Payment Scams

Payment Scams are Targeting Businesses like Yours. Criminals are sending emails and text messages that make it appear that your staff, suppliers or even bank officials are asking for payments.  If you don’t know how to spot these fake messages, your business could lose thousands. These unauthorised push payment scams, in which people were conned into transferring money into other … Read More

Meetings, Bloody Meetings

Keep your meetings brief by taking to them a list of points you want to get answered at the meeting. Most people simply do not prepare and “wing it”. But by taking just a few minutes to think through what you want from the meeting, you will be surprised at how much you can achieve.You see, the meeting becomes yours, … Read More

Halve Your Bookkeeping Time

Are you using a cloud accounting system? If not, seriously look at getting one, as they will save you huge amounts of time. Even if you consider your business too small, you can still save time and effort using a cloud based system. In todays fast paced system you need to know where you are financially. How much do your … Read More

Making Tax Digital

Few people are aware of HMRC’s intention to make all tax digital by 2020, eradicating form filling and dealing with your tax affairs in real time. Everyone and every business will have their own tax account, and they will be able to make payments at any time to help them keep on top of their tax liabilities. In April HMRC … Read More