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Who says accountants are dull?

Much as we love furnishing you with useful freelance life info week in, week out, occasionally we like to cut loose a little and show…


Book-keeping for beginners: the dos and don’ts

Here on The Life Hub blog we’re commonly asked about that tiresome bane of the freelance existence: book-keeping. There’s no doubt it can be a daunting task,…

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Why choose an online accountant?

What’s the difference between a traditional accountancy firm and an online accountant? Nope, this isn’t a joke. It’s a genuine question that we get asked…

How to avoid a VAT inspection

Happy New Year to one and all! If your resolutions included “avoid VAT inspection”, then boy! Have we got a late Christmas present for you!


The weirdest accountancy questions we’ve been asked

Who says accountancy is dull? It may seem like numbers and spreadsheets (shameless plug: at My Accountant Friend, there are no spreadsheets), but there are…