KPMG small business accounting

Why KPMG’s Small Business Accounting Unit Was Doomed to Fail

21st February 2019

KPMG has announced this month that its Small Business Accounting (SBA) unit, launched in 2014, will be closing. What’s happened? A KPMG spokesperson has said that the company is “proposing to withdraw the provision of our Small Business Accounting (SBA) service in the UK, which offers cloud-based bookkeeping to small and micro-businesses”. KPMG said it…

Independent Financial Advice

Getting Independent Financial Advice for Your Business

6th February 2019

Inside Business with Scott Pheby is a series of podcasts aimed at small business owners and entrepreneurs, offering insight and ways to improve and develop your business. In this episode, Scott talks to Victor Sacks, Independent Financial Advisor from VS Associates. Getting the right kind of independent financial advice is vitally important for your business.…

The Song Writing Charity

Phebys Donates £3,140 to the Song Writing Charity!

25th January 2019

With the help of its clients, Phebys has recently been able to donate a further £1,540 to this year’s charity partner, The Song Writing Charity. This brings our total donation to an amazing £3,140 over the past six months! We’d like to say a HUGE thank you to all those who have helped us in…

HMRC loses brownie case

HMRC Loses £300k VAT Case Regarding Chocolate Brownie

25th January 2019

HMRC has lost a case regarding the VAT status of a “raw chocolate brownie”. The raw brownie contains no egg, dairy or gluten, but a First Tier Tribunal (FTT) has nonetheless ruled it to be a cake and not a chocolate bar. This means that the brownie should be zero-rated, entitling the manufacturer, Pulsin’ Ltd,…

Managing Staff

Inside Business with Scott Pheby: EPISODE 16

4th January 2019

Managing Staff with Adrian Berwick Inside Business with Scott Pheby is a series of podcasts aimed at small business owners and entrepreneurs, offering insight and ways to improve and develop your business. In this episode, Scott talks to Adrian Berwick from AB Commercial HR Solutions. All businesses, regardless of size, can get into difficulty with…

Apprenticeship Management

Inside Business with Scott Pheby: EPISODE 15

2nd January 2019

The Apprentice and Nurturing Young Talent with Kerry Linley Inside Business with Scott Pheby is a series of podcasts aimed at small business owners and entrepreneurs, offering insight and ways to improve and develop your business. In this episode, Scott talks to Kerry Linley of Rubitek Solutions. Apprenticeships have been around for a long time.…

Phebys Client of the Year

Phebys Accountants Client of the Year 2018: The Finalists

19th December 2018

It’s that time of year again! Every year, Phebys Accountants likes to recognise businesses who have exhibited strong business growth or made a significant commitment to business advancement over the past 12 months. We know you’ll all be dying to find out and so, without further ado, this year’s Client of the Year finalists are……

Affordable Marketing

Inside Business with Scott Pheby: EPISODE 14

17th December 2018

Inside Business with Scott Pheby is a series of podcasts aimed at small business owners and entrepreneurs, offering insight and ways to improve and develop your business. In this episode, Scott talks to Julia Trapp from Fabulous Marketing. The world of marketing has changed significantly over the last 10 years. Digital marketing enables small businesses…

Achieve Your Business Goals

Inside Business with Scott Pheby: EPISODE 13

12th December 2018

Achieve Your Business Goals with Business Coach Andrew Kureishy   Inside Business with Scott Pheby is a series of podcasts aimed at small business owners and entrepreneurs, offering insight and ways to improve and develop your business. In this episode, Scott talks to business coach Andrew Kureishy.   Every world class sportsman or woman has…

Giving back to your community

Inside Business with Scott Pheby: EPISODE TWELVE

3rd December 2018

Giving Back to Your Community with Nathan Timothy   Inside Business with Scott Pheby is a series of podcasts aimed at small business owners and entrepreneurs, offering insight and ways to improve and develop your business. In this episode, Scott talks to Nathan Timothy from The Songwriting Charity.   Businesses that partner with a charity…

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