• Posted August 27, 2019

Accountant in Leeds offering his top IT handy shortcuts in August 2019!

Ever had to do a repetitive task in excel? “F4” is a really handy shortcut that repeats the previous action, whether merging cells, applying a format to text or inserting new cells. Extremely important shortcuts: the bread and butter of anyone working in Office: Ctrl + X, Ctrl + C, Ctrl + V Or cut, […]


  • Posted August 14, 2019

The divisible by 9 error check tool

Accountants, bookkeepers and tax specialists have a number of tools to check work and catch errors as they occur. Does the difference divide by 9? When a balance doesn’t reconcile, one helpful tool in order to identify how the error has arisen, is to ask “does the difference divide by 9?” If it does, then […]


  • Posted May 28, 2019

Horsforth Accountants are Recruiting

Part-time Bookkeeping and Payroll Assistant Required This position has now been filled Whitesides Chartered Accountants, Horsforth, Leeds Hours: 4 hours per day (Mon – Fri) To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to sarah@whitesidesca.com   Whitesides Chartered Accountants is an independent firm of Horsforth accountants providing accounting, bookkeeping, payroll and tax services to owner managed businesses and […]


  • Posted April 25, 2016

Keeping Records

  Last week I was asked twice about keeping records – which made me think perhaps it should be the next topic for my blog. So what records do individuals and businesses need to keep, and for how long?   HMRC require all businesses (whether sole traders, partnerships or limited companies) to keep and retain […]