What does a bookkeeper do?

Bookkeeping is easy – it’s just data entry, right? Far from it! A good bookkeeper has to understand accounting principles, HMRC regulations, VAT and payroll, and be proficient in using the software that underpins all of that. Keeping your books up to date is important...

Do I need a business bank account?

If you trade as a limited company, you do need a business bank account, because you and the business are separate entities. You can’t use your personal bank account for a limited company. If you’re a sole trader, there’s no legal requirement for you to have a business...