7 reasons your business needs a bookkeeper

Everyone knows that bookkeeping is essential for the long-term success of your business. However most business owners have little time, or inclination, for routine administration involving things like bookkeeping and tax records. And why should they? Your time could be much better spent doing the day job or drumming up new business.   A bookkeeper … Continued


KPP’s New Kid on the Block – Jane McPherson: Payroll Manager

Say Hello to Jane, our newest member of the KPP team. Jane joins us as Payroll Manager and has a wealth of experience behind her, working for various accountancy practices in the city. With knowledge of Xero, Sage payroll, NEST and the People’s Pension to name but a few of the accounting software programmes Jane … Continued


How long do I need to keep my receipts for?

Whether you are working as a contractor, via your own company, or a self-employed freelancer, you must keep your financial records safe for a number of years. Although it may be tempting to do a spring clean of all your business files and paperwork, we recommend that you keep all records for at least six … Continued


How to prove your income for a mortgage

Buying a first property can be a daunting and stressful experience, especially when it comes to getting a mortgage. It is a paperwork overload at the best of times, but becomes even harder if you are self-employed, or have recently started your own business.   It has become trickier over the past 10 years for … Continued





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