Category: Company

Meet Accounts Assistant, Jed Hughes

What do you do at Whittock Consulting Ltd? My role is quite varied and includes amongst other things: Bookkeeping on a weekly/monthly/quarterly basis Preparation of monthly payrolls including pension submissions Preparation of monthly CIS submissions Preparation of management accounts for board meetings Assisting with ...

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Meet Client Manager, Claire Smyth

What do you do at Whittock Consulting Ltd? I’m involved in a variety of different activities including: Preparation of management accounts for board meetings Preparation of statutory accounts and CT returns Preparation of self assessment returns Overseeing self assessment process and ensuring all the returns are filed o...

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Meet Senior Accounts Assistant, Gemma Bayly

What do you do at Whittock Consulting Ltd? My role is quite varied and includes supporting clients with their bookkeeping, either completing the book keeping myself or helping clients on Xero when they get stuck. I help with year end accounts and CT600 preparation. I support Brad with management accounts and cashflow preparations. I...

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Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self-Assessment

What is MTD for ITSA? Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self-Assessment (MTD for ITSA) is due to launch in 2024, but you need to start preparing now. To help you, we’ll be releasing a series of articles to explain everything you need to do to get ahead of the curve and ensure a smooth, stress-free transition. From the basics, ...

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Checking Your Xero Set-Up

Xero is about as reliable as you can get if you’re looking for ease, efficiency, and accuracy for your accounts. But like any smooth-running machine, from time to time it benefits from a thorough health check to make sure its systems, and yours, are operating at their best. The benefits of running a Xero health check: Update inf...

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How to get ready for Making Tax Digital for VAT

If you’re a business registered for VAT with a turnover of under £85,000, you need to know about Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTD). Your deadline is April 2022, so now is the time to sign up, do your research, and choose the right software. What is Making Tax Digital for VAT?  The aim of MTD for VAT is to make it easier for busin...

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Meet Whittock Consulting Ltd Director, James Comer

This month we’re shining the spotlight on Director James Comer.  James joined Whittock Consulting Ltd 3 years ago and was recently promoted from Practice Manager to Director. He is our resident MTD and Xero Accounting expert and has helped make many of clients’ lives easier through helping to streamline their systems. What’s you...

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The Benefits of Terms & Conditions

Running your own business is tough. It demands time, energy and commitment, and inevitably there is always something else that needs to be done. As a business owner, you therefore have to prioritise, which can sometimes lead to a focus on service delivery with administrative tasks slipping down the to-do list for later. However, the...

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The Benefits of a Shareholder Agreement

Can you answer the following questions?   a. Do you know what your internal company rules are in relation to a share sale? b. Do you have a mechanism to value your shares? c. In what circumstance can you force a shareholder to sell? d. Do you know what happens to shares if a shareholder dies?   If the answer...

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Congratulations Troy Groves

At WCL, we see investing in our team as key to the success of the business and in developing our service offering.  On this note, we are pleased to congratulate our Apprentice Troy Groves who has passed his latest Level 2 AAT exam with flying colours. Troy will now commence his level 3 qualification and we are delighted he can build his...

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