If you have recently set up a business, or you have currently been able to manage your company finances without help until now, it is worth considering the benefits alimited company accountant can have.
Managing your companies accounts and tax can be very stressful and time-consuming, especially if you do not have expertise in that area.
Why should you hire a limited company accountant?
Due to this, most limited companies hire specialist accountants to oversee the company’s finances. Due to the advances in web-based accounting – virtual help and communication are easier now than ever before.
Limited company accountants can take care of as much or little of your tax and accountancy requirements as you need. However, it is important to remember their records will only ever be as accurate as the information you provide them.
What tasks can your accountant help with?
Setting up your limited company via Companies House (assuming you have not already done so)
Setting up and running a payroll system
Preparing your company’s quarterly VAT returns
Completing HMRC payroll-related forms (such asP60)
Completing your Annual Company Accounts
Completing your Company Tax Return
Provide mortgage or tenancy references
Dealing with HMRC correspondence
Submitting your official confirmation statement each year
Setting up a limited company bank account on your behalf
Pet vaccinations are a key factor in preventative care for your pet’s health and are one of the most effective ways to protect against serious diseases.
Dog vaccinations work like our injections, where a small and weak strain of the viral antigen is injected into the dog’s body. Then the dog’s white blood cells react to the antigen and learn a protective response against the disease in case they come into contact with it in the future.
The immune system will recognise the disease due to the antigens from the vaccination and activates the defence response within a couple of hours.
Why Cat & Dog Vaccinations are Important
Prevention is better than cure in the case of dog and cat vaccinations. If your pet is not vaccinated, there is a high chance it will pick up an infectious disease sooner rather than later. Unfortunately for a lot of cases, this results in a very serious condition for your pet and in some cases can be fatal. For many of the diseases, there isn’t an available cure yet, despite the advances in modern medicine.
Also, for many insurance policies, they require you to keep up-to-date with a pet vaccination schedule to keep your policy valid in the event you need to make a claim.
For puppies, pet vaccinations usually start around 8 weeks old, followed by booster injections 2 weeks later. They then have annual booster injections to keep their immune system protected.
Microchipping your pet is a permanent method of identification, a microchip is very small, about the size of a grain of rice, a vet will implant this chip under the skin of your dog or cat, it will usually be placed under the shoulder blades (where there is lots of skin) just by your pet’s neck, every chip has a unique number that can be used when scanned.
Microchipping should not be painful; your pet may feel a sharp scratch (just like when having an injection) nor anaesthetic or surgery will be required, and it can be implanted in seconds during a standard vet visit.
If your dog or cat gets stolen or lost, microchipping will help you identify that it is your lost pet, a thief may remove a collar or tag, but as the microchip is embedded under the skin they will not know its there and will not be able to remove it if someone found your dog or cat and claimed it as their own microchipping would be able to prove that this is your dog or cat.
Microchips are so tiny that once implanted, it is near impossible to remove them or damage them in any way. Microchips are designed to last for the duration of your pets’ life.
New puppies must be microchipped within the first two months of their first registration, this will then be held on the national dog database. New kittens require a kitten to be microchipped by 6 months old. Cats and dogs must be microchipped according to section 10C of the domestic animal’s act 1994.
Microchipping your pet is the best chance you have of being reunited if they were to go missing or was stolen. Unfortunately, thousands of pets do get stolen or lost every year and many are never reunited with their owners, microchipping can give you the best chance of getting your pet home!
Cost-wise microchipping is not that expensive, it will usually cost between £10-£15, always make sure you take your pet to a reputable veterinary practice and that the person carrying out the microchipping is qualified to do so
Creating office space using a mezzanine floor is one of the most common reasons people decide to build one. Due to many industrial environments being dirty, building an office mezzanine provides a clean space to work in away from machinery and noise.
This type of mezzanine can be used to create extra rooms for staff without the expensive cost of an office relocation.
If a business uses a lot of machinery or equipment which needs to be controlled externally then an office mezzanine can be used as a control room. This is so the machinery can be operated and monitored at a safe distance all in one room.
Office mezzanines can be built with a range of options including steel and glass partitions, electrics, networking, sound insulation, water and ceilings. An office mezzanine is sealed so therefore it can be air conditioned or heated easily.
A staff room is another possible use of an office mezzanine. This provides a space for staff to go away from the main work area. Toilets can also be added to this area as running water can be installed.
Office mezzanine floors are a cost-effective way of adding extra space to your business rather than a complete business relocation.
These types of mezzanines can be customised into any shape or size you require with the option of being fully heated and air conditioned.
Are you experiencing issues with the quality of your television picture or missing channels? This may mean you have poor television reception and an upgrade of your aerial is essential.
If you have been using an aerial that is over 5 years old the frequencies have now changed. Old style aerials were designed to receive only narrow frequencies but since the digital switch over the frequencies have changed meaning that your aerial needs to be retrieving digital terrestrial frequencies in addition to the previous narrow analog frequencies.
Aerial installation should be carried out by a professional rather than a simple DIY project. For new aerial installation work cabling will need to be run through the walls, roof and property before mounting takes place. A secure location will need to be decided and what materials will be best to carry out the job, i.e bracket or pole. Another aspect you need to consider is how many televisions you want installed. In theory by adding extra televisions you are splitting the aerial and weakening the signal strength, it may be beneficial to install an amplifier along with the new aerial to boost signal strength for the extra televisions.
Aerial installation or upgrade can take anything from 1-4 hours depending on the labour required to carry out the job. When your aerial installation has been completed always ensure that you re scan your television by following the instructions on screen. It may be best to do a first-time installation rather than an auto tune.