• Posted March 18, 2021

WE ARE HIRING – Administration Assistant

Job Description We are an independent firm of accountants based in North Leeds. We are looking for a part-time administration assistant to join our team working 25-27.5 hours per week Monday to Friday. The ideal candidate should be confident and have experience of working as part of a team. Office administration experience is essential, and […]


  • Posted March 4, 2021

Rishi’s COVID Budget

Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his first post-COVID today.  As expected, the government’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic has driven a lot of the changes in the budget. Some highlights from the budget that affect our clients are as follows: Coronavirus Support Furlough Scheme The furlough scheme is being extended until 30 September 2021, employees will […]


  • Posted November 2, 2020

Garden Office – What are the tax implications??

Whilst the majority of office staff spent the last six months working at kitchen tables, dining rooms and bedrooms there has been a boom in the garden office market for those intending to make the switch to home working more permanently.  The recent announcement by the government that office workers are likely to be at […]


  • Posted October 20, 2020

Accountant Required

Accountant Job Description Hours: Full-time   A fantastic opportunity to join our growing team, with the opportunity to progress and develop at a fantastic firm offering full study support if required. We are a 2 partner firm of accountants based in North Leeds with a solid client base operating across a variety of sectors. Description […]


  • Posted September 25, 2020

I’m self-employed, can I have employees?

If you are a sole trader who is looking to expand your business taking on employees may seem like the next logical step, but is that even possible? As a sole trader, can I employ someone? The short answer is – yes. Whilst as a sole trader you work for yourself, it doesn’t mean you […]


  • Posted July 28, 2020

Whitesides are recruiting! – Accounts Senior

Accountants Senior/Part Qualified ACA Accountant/AAT Qualified Accountant We are a growing independent firm of Chartered Accountants, with a modern office in North Leeds. We have an interesting and diverse client base, ranging from sole traders through to multi-million pound turnover companies. Due to continued growth, we now seeking a new team member with at least […]


  • Posted July 28, 2020

Whitesides are recruiting! – Accountant

Accountant Required We are a growing independent firm of Chartered Accountants, with a modern office in North Leeds. We have an interesting and diverse client base, ranging from sole traders through to multi-million pound turnover companies. Due to continued growth, we now seek a Client Manager with a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience […]


  • Posted April 1, 2020

Time Management tips for small business owners

As a business owner everything is your responsibility from ordering stationery and sending out the post to hiring staff and marketing the business. As well as all these day to day tasks you need to take time to plan the business strategy and longer-term business objectives. If you are struggling to find time here are […]


  • Posted March 24, 2020

Payroll Year-end Checklist – What you need to do and when

Preparing for the payroll year-end can seem a bit of a daunting task, especially if it is your first time but don’t worry Tanis has put together a handy checklist for you to follow to make sure you don’t miss any important deadlines. Check your Payroll Year End This may seem an obvious thing, but […]