Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 33 (13th – 19th November 2023)


iSpeech SMEs and accessing finance Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are struggling to access finance and working capital, according to a report published by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). The ACCA’s data showed that small firms are struggling to access finance for a range of reasons, including rising interest rates. 57% of firms […]

Accelerate your accountancy career today – how a mentor can help you

Mentoring for Accountants and Bookkeepers – Do You Need Help?

iSpeech.orgI worked in London as an accountant for six-and-a-half years.  I’d deliberately chosen to work in the capital to be able to use my French; which I successfully did eventually in both London and France.  I worked at Moore Stephens International and, on the whole, enjoyed my time there.  But in the last few years […]

Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 31 (30th October – 5th November 2023)

Autumn HMRC Certificates of Tax Deposit – use it or lose it? The Certificate of Tax Deposit (CTD) Scheme allowed you to deposit money with HMRC and use it later to pay certain tax liabilities. Deposits with HMRC earn daily interest for up to 6 years. From 23 November 2017 this scheme has been closed […]

Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 29 (16th – 22nd October 2023)

Saving Anti-money laundering videos The four videos cover: Risk assessments for anti-money laundering supervision which explains: how to identify and assess the risks to your business how to implement and maintain internal controls How to keep records for anti-money laundering supervision? which explains: how long you must keep your records for what records you must […]

Power up your abundance


text to speechIf you have great plans but you’re not allowing abundance into your life, then your plans won’t happen. I see this regularly. Clients, colleagues and friends have a great idea and a good business plan but it doesn’t work out for them. They need to allow abundance into their lives to make those […]

Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 27 (2nd – 8th October 2023)

AAA Ethical saving Coventry Building Society has recently become the first building society in the UK to be awarded B Corp status. What is B Corp you wonder? It’s a certification given out by non-profit B Lab to organisations to demonstrate high social and environmental positive impact and transparency in their business practises. Some of […]

Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 25 (18th – 24th September 2023)

Saving Savings More savers are facing a tax bill, as rising rates mean they earn enough interest to tip them over their tax-free personal savings allowance (PSA). Tax isn’t levied on the interest you earn in a cash ISA. But cash ISAs usually pay lower interest rates, so check whether you could earn more from […]