Xero Conversion: Set up guide

Xero Conversion: Set up guide

Pre-start 1. Business legal name & associated registration and tax references 2. Financial year end for your organisation. 3. Logo, payment terms and a starting point for your invoice/credit note numbering sequence 4. Email address of your accountant or bookkeeper 5. Your chart of accounts or a list of categories to organise your accounts by (for example, Rent, Stationery, Sales)

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Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital

What is MTD? Making Tax Digital (MTD) is helping HMRC achieve their stated ambition of becoming a world leader in digital tax administration. As well as, making sure the UK tax system is effective, efficient and easier for taxpayers. MTD for VAT is the first major step in that ambition. From 1 April 2019, VAT-registered businesses above the threshold of

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Scampi’s Christmas Charity Pet Drive 2018 & beyond….

Scampi’s Christmas Charity Pet Drive 2018 & beyond….

Help put a smile on an animal’s face this Christmas All of us here at Pro Active are animal lovers (and we know we’re not alone on this) so we put our thinking caps on to come up with ideas of how we can help some of them on the lead up to Christmas and beyond….  Our Chair Cat

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Cash Flow & How To Manage it

Cash Flow & How To Manage it

Managing Cash Flow Revenue is vanity, profit is sanity, and cash is reality.  Cash, what gets paid into our banks or our wallets/purses is the life-blood of any business. Cash is needed for a whole variety of things, including from paying bills, buying equipment, repaying loans and paying taxes. Insufficient or inadequate control of cash is one of the

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Switching Off From Your Business

Switching Off From Your Business

Hi everyone, in todays blog we’re discussing the importance of taking time away from your business. Switching Off From Your Business. So we thought it’d be nice to have a bit of a personal touch today by sharing with you all how we switched off from our business for a few hours at the weekend when we took part in

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Property And Capital Gains Tax

Property And Capital Gains Tax

Property returns are made by way of income (rentals and trading) and/or capital gains. This article will focus on the capital gains considerations for an individual residential property investor, post 5th April 2018. Property gains are calculated by deducting the capital costs from the value of the disposal, the disposal is normally by sale or transfer; net gains will be

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Look After Your Mental Health

Look After Your Mental Health

World Mental Health Day 2018 Here at Pro Active we just wanted remind everyone to spare a moment and consider if we are looking after our mental health. From a business perspective we understand that we are all valuable business assets. That we need to take care of ourselves and our staffs wellbeing. Why should we talk about it? It’s

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Work/life balance for your business

Work/life balance for your business

Do you need “More Time”? Most of us do Do you have the right work/life balance?- Most of us do not It’s really important to try and make sure you do have both. So this week we are happy to introduce our kitty Scampi as he’s truly mastered the art of his work life balance!   In today’s fast paced

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More Money For Your Business

More Money For Your Business

In business making more money is one of the things most of us want to achieve.  During this week Pro Active Resolutions (PAR) will be looking at ways to help you achieve this.  We are going to talk you about proven Marketing strategies to financial know how. When business ignore these steps or don’t bother with the basics, then cash

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Business Growth @ The Leicester Business Expo 2018

Here at Pro Active we’re excited to announce we are co-sponsors of The Leicester Business Expo 2018- taking place at the King Power Stadium on 27th September. Growth and development is the key theme of the exhibition and we are looking forward to talking to you as to how we can help you get more business, money and time. Reasons

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