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Three reasons to switch accountants in the New Year

Like many other things, changing your accountant might seem like a difficult task, especially if you have been with them long-term. Often, businesses deem their current provider sufficient and often feel guilty about leaving, but when we sit down with new clients and have a chat, it turns out their accounting firm is not actually pulling their weight and performing at the level they really should be.

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How to make sure your personal finances are in shape for year-end

As you might be aware, the tax year-end for individuals is 5th April 2017. You might think is still some way off, however, as it does each year, it will creep up in a flash!

What better way to be more organised and get the best from your tax planning than following our top tips? By learning these and putting them into practice, sooner rather than later, you can make sure you maximise your savings and ensure you are in the best possible position when year-end comes round.

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Top 5 questions you should ask your accountant

Meeting your accountant for the first time can be daunting; after all if numbers are not your thing, you might feel that the initial conversation will go ‘over your head’.

Acumen Accountants & Advisors has created a list of the top 5 questions to ask your accountant when you first meet. This preparation will maximise your meeting time and ensure you have an understanding of the sometimes complex journey of accounts. Read our recommendations:

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