A Huge Public Thank You To My Whole Team!

This Pandemic has been stressful, worrying, unprecedented (my new least favourite word!) & exhausting for all of us! I want to give a huge thank you to the Fresh Financials Team! Lucy Butters Elizabeth Williams Clare Church Alex Campbell-Brown Zoe … Continue Reading

Free HMRC ‘The Skills Toolkit’

In the wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic, many workers have been furloughed for extended periods of time.  With lockdown in place having lots of time off is not always as great as it sounds (especially with today’s weather!). Did you … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Bounce Back Loan

This scheme will help small and medium-sized businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) to apply for loans of up to £50,000. This scheme is not yet available – it is set to launch on 4th May 2020. The Bounce Back Loan scheme is … Continue Reading

CJRS and Furlough Pay – Update at 16th April

We are learning everything we can about Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and furlough pay and how we can make the claims for you.  I ask that you please bear with us as we learn a new payroll system and this brand new CJRS … Continue Reading

How to reassure your staff and assist with remote working

We’ve seen plenty of helpful information being shared already about how to get set up from home. Many of you will have already explored new technology and will be settling into a new temporary normal of remote working.  This new … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Roundup

As we learn and understand more about the financial aid available for your businesses, we endeavour to summarise it for you. Furloughed Employees You can furlough any employees that would otherwise have been made redundant. If there is no work … Continue Reading

How the Xero App Ecosystem is transforming all kinds of businesses

Small businesses, bookkeepers, accountants –  we’re all in the same boat when it comes to adopting new tech. We’re all business owners who want to find ways to serve our customers and clients faster and more efficiently. We can all … Continue Reading

Furlough Leave and Holiday

  As we learn and understand more about all the new government benefits and what they mean we are sharing this information with you. This addresses Furlough Leave and holiday Holiday will still continue to accrue whilst your employees are … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – what we know

I wanted to start with making it clear that this is what we know – there are so many things we do not know – it is a confusing time for everyone and we want to share the information as … Continue Reading

Thursday 26th March – 1st Week of social distancing done!

I want to hold my hand up today and say – Today I am struggling.  I am struggling with my emotions and coming to terms with the enormity of our current situation.  When I heard the words ‘Pandemic’ – I … Continue Reading