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Adam D
Adam D
Copywriter

It’s stagin’ time! By 2018, every UK business will have to offer, and contribute to, a workplace pension for their employees. For the 1.3 million SMEs with between 1 and 30 members of staff, staging begins this January and rolls out over the next two years. (Find your staging date…

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Adam D
Adam D
Copywriter

Firstly, yes, the rumours are true: St. Nick uses KashFlow. In fact, he’s referred so many elves to us over the years (joiners and arts & craft freelancers, for the most part) that we pay him. More on referrals, and how you can benefit from them, at the bottom of…

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Adam D
Adam D
Copywriter

Approaching a centuries-old industry from a 21st century angle requires 21st century technology. That’s why cutting edge recruitment app TalentRocket and the team behind it are using KashFlow to save time, generate income and grow their business. At KashFlow, we’re regularly tweaking, updating and expanding our product to make managing your books…

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Adam D
Adam D
Copywriter

Small businesses are now the main targets of would-be cyber criminals and fraudsters. A recent survey of recorded data breaches in 2014 revealed a worrying fact: 86% of the targets were small businesses. As these breaches become more commonplace, big corporations have begun ploughing money into cyber-protection in order to adhere…

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Adam D
Adam D
Copywriter

It’s that time of the year again, folks. Ever since Amazon decreed that the Friday after Thanksgiving should be an official annual shopping event in the distinctly un-Thanksgiving-y UK, businesses (us included) have been keen to offer attractive flash deals to consumers over a 24 hour period (longer if you…

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Adam D
Adam D
Copywriter

Giving your customers the nudge they need so you don’t have to It’s happening to an increasing number of businesses, every year: overdue payments leading to constant chasing, wasted time, unbalanced finances and increasingly frosty relationships. As we mentioned in a recent blog post, a survey carried out by our parent…

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Adam D
Adam D
Copywriter

In a recent blog post, we touched upon some of the features KashFlow provides to help boost the credit control of your business. Today, we’ll expand upon the most effective of those features: KashFlow Payments. Simplifying the payment process This autumn we introduced our brand new Payments tab – a…

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Adam D
Adam D
Copywriter

On Tuesday night, KashFlow slipped into our LPD (Little Pink Dress) and made our way across the city to the National Business Awards, where we were nominated as a Finalist in the Lloyds Bank Digital Business of the Year category. The ceremony was a glitzy affair, featuring special guest appearances…

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Adam D
Adam D
Copywriter

Survey confirms: debt still a thing A recent survey carried out by our parent company, IRIS Software, discovered that only 30% of businesses are being paid on time, while the government estimates that the amount of debt currently owed to small UK businesses is a jaw-dropping £26bn at any one…

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Mark Shaw
Mark Shaw
Product Manager

The KashFlow summer release showcases the recent updates that not only make compliance simple for small business owners, but also makes developing better client relationships easier for accountants. At KashFlow, we believe there is a better way for small businesses and their accountants to work together, and the recent updates…

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Alex B
Alex B
Copywriter

Having a clear understanding of how all elements of your business are performing is critical for plotting future growth, and yet gaining access to easy-to-understand, in-depth data can sometimes be difficult. The root of this pitfall for many small business owners is their lack of accounting knowledge and experience, with…

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Alex B
Alex B
Copywriter

There was great news for the team this week with the announcement that KashFlow has been shortlisted for a Lloyds National Business Award. The prestigious awards are now in their 14th year, with a range of categories suited to a wide variety of successful organisations; from large private and public…

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Alex B
Alex B
Copywriter

With over a million small and micro businesses facing their workplace pensions staging dates (the deadline to comply with the new pensions laws), the national regulatory body has unveiled new guidance to help employers choose the best pensions offerings. The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has updated its online suite of information…

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Tom Hext
Tom Hext
Associate Product Manager

Small businesses across the UK are being urged to start preparing ahead of their upcoming staging dates – the deadline they need to comply with the changing workplace pensions laws. They’ll be joining thousands of larger businesses who have already gone through the staging process. Here are some auto enrolment…

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Tom Hext
Tom Hext
Associate Product Manager

The workplace pensions laws are changing and thousands of small business owners are facing their deadline to comply with the pensions automatic enrolment laws. The good news is that whether you have staged or not, auto enrolment doesn’t have to be as costly, or as time consuming as you think.…

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Alex B
Alex B
Copywriter

Despite ongoing worries about red tape and restrictive legislation that tie small business owners in knots, there are still 3 clear reasons why now is a great time to start your own business. 1) Better access to financing The post recession funding nightmare has hit the SME sector incredibly hard…

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Tom Hext
Tom Hext
Associate Product Manager

Thousands of small businesses across the UK are coming up to their auto enrolment staging dates (the dates their chosen workplace pensions schemes are set to come into force), and yet many business owners aren’t aware of what they need to do next. The workplace pensions laws are changing, and…

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Tom Hext
Tom Hext
Associate Product Manager

It’s been another great month for Canvass, the KashFlow user community. In the last 30 days, we have interacted with over 1,000 KashFlow users to collect some great feedback, heading towards another exciting release. As always, we like to keep our users up to date with the updates and developments that we…

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Mark Shaw
Mark Shaw
Product Manager

KashFlow customers will now find it even easier than before to integrate their accounts with top software applications like Receipt Bank, with the launch today of an Apps portal within KashFlow. Available to KashFlow customers from within their accounts, the Apps portal showcases the top 5 apps that, together with…

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Alex B
Alex B
Copywriter

Online document sharing is fast becoming a standard practice in many businesses, and there are serious benefits to be gained for SMEs. But there are also significant benefits for accountants as they add more value to their relationship with their clients. The joys of online document sharing are numerous, and…

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Guest Contributor

In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “lost time is never found again”. So here we look at seven ways to maximise your working day so that you are not left lamenting wasted hours at the end of an unproductive week. Guest post by Sam Musk Head of Digital – Receipt…

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Tom Hext
Tom Hext
Associate Product Manager

There’s great news for small business owners this week with the latest update to the KashFlow Payroll automatic enrolment feature, making it a complete, all-in-one, online solution. Auto enrolment no longer needs to be a burden on small businesses, with KashFlow Payroll making it easy to comply with the workplace…

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