What's been in the news

If you follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook, you will know that we regularly publish news that we think you find interesting, of use or insightful. Below are direct links to recent news that we've posted:

November 2021

Sky News


According to Jon Craig, chief political correspondent at Sky News, Rishi Sunak's budget last week ‘can be summed up as the good, the bad and the bubbly’.

Budget 2021: Chancellor Rishi Sunak's address a case of the good, the bad and the bubbly

Recovery Loan Scheme

With most of the Government’s Covid financial support schemes now closed, the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) has been a last route to funding for many Covid-impacted businesses.

In the Autumn Budget & Spending Review 2021, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced an extension of 6 months to the RLS, making it possible to apply for a recovery loan until 30 June 2022.

Is your business eligible for this funding?

October 2021



The deadline for HMRC Self Assessment is 31 Jan 2022 but there's no need to wait until then - it can be submitted online at any time.

File your Self Assessment tax return online


Thought provoking article from management accountant, Makbul Patel on AccountingWEB.co.uk who gives his insight into England's health and social issues ahead of the upcoming Budget.

The 2021 Autumn Budget: Health and social funding predictions


If you’re thinking of recruiting, this short guide from Xero will help you get the ball rolling and remember, we’re always on hand to help and provide the technical know-how. 

Guide to hiring


For those of you who have a canine friend to amuse whilst you WFH, here’s some advice for dog owners to help keep your dog — or other distractions — from eating into your work day.

A Survival Guide For Dog Parents Who Work At Home


How many of us would love to work a 4 day week but don't think it's realistic or indeed, possible? Don't let things get to burnout before deciding to make the change - this is worth a watch from the guys at Xero.

How does a 4 day work week sound?