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Bookkeepers – more than just bean counters

In a recent public survey from Xero, it has been recognised that the average member of public within the United Kingdom, Australia, United States and New Zealand would associate bookkeepers as so called “bean counters”, proving that there is a stereotype out there which we are here to dismiss. The survey also revealed that around…

What is Bookkeeping?

A question that gets asked an awful lot especially on the internet is ‘What is Bookkeeping?’ so let us explain. Most business no matter how large or small will receive invoices from its suppliers and send out invoices to its customers, as well as obtain receipts for other purchases. The job of a bookkeeper is…

New GDPR Rules for UK Businesses - Cain & Beer

New GDPR Rules for UK Businesses

Data protection rules across the United Kingdom and Europe are set to change. If you run a small business and collect personal data from customers, then you need to know what’s happening. The new set of rules is called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and it comes into play on the 25th May, 2018. Described as, “the biggest…

Cash is King

Cash is King

When you start out in business one of the first things you should do is write out a ‘Credit Policy’ outlining your payment terms and the stages that you will use to make sure you have done everything to ensure you are paid to your terms. Inform your client when you want to be paid…