• Posted March 6, 2022

Accounts Office Assistant – POSITION NOW FILLED

Location: North Leeds, Horsforth Hours: 28-36.25 hours per week Salary: £19,000 – £21,000 Immediate Start Job description Whitesides Chartered Accountants, a small friendly accountancy practice based in Horsforth, are seeking someone to join the firm to support the accounts, administration and bookkeeping teams. This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring financial professional. We are […]


  • Posted November 2, 2021

2021 Autumn Budget

As part of the autumn budget the Chancellor announced, “growth up, jobs up, and debt down”. The Chancellor presented a positive outlook for the coming year and set out his plans for the economy post COVID. Despite this being a budget “backing businesses”, there was very little in the budget that will affect our clients. […]


  • Posted September 16, 2021

Do I Need To Register for VAT?

VAT Registration: a small business guide, everything you need to know about registering for VAT. All About VAT Value Added Tax, or VAT as it is more commonly known, is a sales tax charged on the same of most goods and services in the UK. When you make a business sale, you don’t charge your […]


  • Posted March 18, 2021

WE ARE HIRING – Administration Assistant

POSITION FILLED 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 […]


  • 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 22, 2020

COVID-19 Support and Grants for Businesses -Tier 2

Announced 22/10/2020 The Chancellor has announced an extension to the government’s job support scheme.  Below is an outline of the support available to businesses that are struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic. Grant for Wages From 1 November the Job Support Scheme is being introduced.  The Chancellor announced in the Winter Economy Plan that employees […]


  • 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 October 16, 2020

COVID-19 Support and Grants for Businesses -Tier 3

Announced 09/10/2020 The Chancellor has announced that the government’s job support scheme will be expanded for businesses that are forced to close due to coronavirus restrictions. Grant for Wages If your business is closed, the government will pay two thirds of employees’ salaries (up to a maximum of £2,100 per month). Under this scheme, the […]