Planning…not just for Christmas

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Christmas is a time for planning, what to eat, what to buy, where to spend the festivities.  It’s also a time to spend with family and loved ones and thank them for supporting you in your business for the last year, time to sit back, relax and recharge for the New Year. Our MD is […]

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Which accounting methods…

Monday, November 13th, 2017

There are two types of accounting methods and it is almost up to you, to decide which you use. The difference is purely how a company records the ins and outs of the finances of the business. Many large companies try to use the subtle difference to manipulate their numbers and this has led to […]

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We’re hiring….

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Trainee Bookkeeper – Pontypool Salary subject to NMW Seamount Business Services Limited is a family run accountancy practice based in Pontypool and they are looking for a part-time (22.5 hours per week) Trainee Bookkeeper to join their team.  This is an entry level position ideally suited to someone looking to start a career in Accountancy.  […]

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Budget 2017: Key points

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

In a budget that was clearly sending a message that key British Institutions are safe with this government during this Brexit world we bring you key points from the Budget 2017 speech by Chancellor Philip Hammond for you to consider. Self-employed NIC increase to 11% by 2019 The chancellor wants an equal playing field between […]

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Friday, February 24th, 2017

Year-end business tips with #seamountbiztip As we near the end of the 2016/17 tax year you can make the year-end process run smoothly by following some of our tips below: Consult your accountant. Your accountant should be working with you throughout the year and not just at the year-end but if you haven’t heard from […]

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…and you’re employed!

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Many small businesses start off with the owner also working a full-time job elsewhere.  The business is typically a hobby or interest that has grown.  But do you know when you should formalise it?  Does formalising your hobby business scare you?  Look no further for some hints and tips on how to get it right. […]

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We’re moving…

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Exciting news at SeaMount!…..we’re moving! On Monday 29th February our office will be closed and our telephones will be transferred so we will have limited contact available. Bear with us and once we’re back up and running we’ll give you all the latest news! Many Thanks Adam & Kath

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Accountancy in a box

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Having recently attending a networking event and being placed on the same table as another local accountancy practice it made me think of the varying types of practices available.  Yes, you have the Big 4;  KPMG, Deloitte Touche Tahmatsu, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young who have built up many years of experience and trust; you […]

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What about Plan B?

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

We all enter business with an idea and from that Plan A grows.  It’s the idea you’ve thought of, developed and marketed from day one. You’ve built your cash-flow projections, opened your bank account and had a website written. You’re good to go and then things change so you adapt the Plan but ultimately it’s […]

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Engagement Letter

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

If you outsource any aspect of your business to a third party do you have an Engagement Letter from each service provider and what should you do if something goes wrong? We have recently engaged a few new clients who have experienced issues with their previous accountancy providers.  Whilst this is good news for our […]

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