Should I Voluntarily Register for VAT?

Should I Voluntarily Register for VAT?

13th August 2018

VAT can be very confusing and, at Phebys Accountants, we get a lot of questions about it. Because of this, we wanted to break things down for you and make VAT simple. Here is a guide as to when you might want to consider voluntary VAT registration.   In this blog, we’ll look at if…

How much should I charge my customers?

How Much Should I Charge My Customers?

30th July 2018

How much do you charge your customers? How much should you charge them? Your business’ pricing strategy is fundamentally important to your success. If you get it right, your business can thrive. But if you get it wrong then there could be serious consequences. Many books have been written on pricing strategy and it is…

Sleep-In Shifts

Court of Appeal Rules National Minimum Wage Not Required for Sleep-In Shifts

17th July 2018

What was the ruling? The Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that carers on sleep-in shifts are not entitled to minimum wage for the time spent sleeping. In October 2016, the government (BEIS) issued guidance stating that on-call carers are entitled to the national minimum wage for sleep-in shifts, including the time spent sleeping. In…

Phebys partners with Jumpstart

PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT: PHEBYS PARTNERS WITH JUMPSTART

17th July 2018

We at Phebys are always looking at ways in which we can enhance the range of services we offer our clients to help them take advantage of the latest technological opportunities to help them run their businesses more effectively. In the past few months we have announced strategic partnerships with Capitalise to help clients source…

How Much Should I Pay My Accountant?

How Much Should I Pay My Accountant?

12th July 2018

How do most accountants charge?   Historically, most accountants, like solicitors, charged by the hour. The problem with this is that the client has no idea what the cost will be, which makes it very hard to budget effectively. Also, there’s no incentive for the accountant to provide an efficient service as the longer he…

Property Investment Opportunities

Smart Investing with Propiteer

9th July 2018

Are you interested in seeking out opportunities for investment? Phebys has recently partnered with Propiteer, an exclusive, members only club offering joint ventures in exceptional property opportunities to high net worth, commercially aware and sophisticated investors. Phebys has opted to partner with Propiteer as we recognise that many of our clients fall into this category…

Should I register for VAT?

Should I Register for VAT?

13th June 2018

Phebys Accountants often receive questions regarding if and when a company should register for VAT. VAT registration is something that is misunderstood by many business owners for a number of reasons. While many businesses are legally obliged to register for VAT, some may do so voluntarily. So, when must you register, and when might voluntary…

How Do I Find a Good Accountant?

How Do I Find a Good Accountant?

31st May 2018

There’s a lot to consider when looking for an accountant and many businesses therefore treat it just as seriously as hiring another member of staff. How do you find a good accountant? And how can you be sure that they’ll do a good job? Here, we have compiled a list of top tips to break…

Manage your finances with Curve

Managing your Finances with Curve

17th May 2018

Sick and tired of having a wallet full of bank cards? Guess what! You could have all of them in one place, with one PIN number and one handy mobile app that helps you keep track of it all! Introducing Curve, the perfect tool for business owners. With increased security and enhanced cashflow management, a Curve card…

Alternative Recruitment Agency

Are you looking for an alternative recruitment agency?

8th May 2018

Are you looking for an alternative recruitment agency? Phebys Accountants was recently lucky enough to work with Strolling Wood, an alternative recruitment agency with a fresh new way of handling the recruitment process. How does it work? Strollingwood filters down candidates and then invites those shortlisted to record a brief video, answering any questions that…