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Bookkeeping Blog

Bookkeeping has long been a profession associated with a certain moral flexibility in the popular imagination.  The phrase “Cooking the Books” which implies financial corruption directly references the “books” on which bookkeeping is based.  Specifically it means to lie, distort or otherwise fraudulently misrepresent the financial data of an organization in order to present a …

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If you run a business then, no matter how big or small, sooner or later you’ll find you need to figure out just how much money you’re making.  This might be because, quite wisely you want to be informed on where your business stands financially. Or it may simply be because the government wants evidence of …

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If you’re anything like the writer of this piece the ideas of Christmas, and planning, are never found in the same place.  December is a lazy month right up until about December the 24th at 2:53 PM.  At which point, with about two hours left until the shops close, utter pandemonium breaks out as you realize …

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How do you become a Bookkeeper? To be a Bookkeeper in the UK you need to be registered with the HMRC.  This is to comply with money laundering regulations.  You can either be registered either by yourself or as through a third party professional organizations such as the ICB.  Technically you do not require any …

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