March 30th, 2020
    COVID-19 How To Keep Working

    The Covid-19 worldwide pandemic has caused disruption to personal and business lives across the globe. The majority of businesses have been forced to rapidly alter their ways of conducting their operations. The safety of staff is paramount and has meant a shift to home working where possible, changing business practices and a host of bespoke… Read more »

    December 1st, 2019
    Windows 7 End Of Life – Upgrade To Windows 10

    On January 14th 2020 Windows 7 will officially reach end of life from Microsoft. From this date Windows 7 enabled devices will no longer receive patches and security updates from Microsoft. This will leave your Windows 7 computers increasingly vulnerable to malicious threats seeking to corrupt or steal data. Abbey Support advises that all Windows… Read more »

    May 20th, 2019
    Save Money Making Tax Digital

    Good news – the arrival of Making Tax Digital does not mean you need to buy an expensive accountancy package such as Sage. At Abbey Support we use an Excel Add-in which allows you to easily submit your VAT returns to HMRC from within your spreadsheet, for free! Please get in touch with us and… Read more »

    January 21st, 2019
    Think Make Tax Digital will Cost You? Think Again.

    From April 2019 all businesses with a turnover above £85,000 will need to submit their tax returns digitally. This will then be rolled out to businesses below the threshold. Currently only 11% of UK businesses are using software to make VAT returns. However, buying an accountancy package such as Sage just to make your VAT… Read more »

    December 12th, 2018
    Why Am I asked “Are you a Robot”?

    All of you will have encountered a website asking ‘”are you a robot?”, or a CAPTCHA asking you to identify objects, when filling a form. While these can be annoying, they are an import security measure. Unfortunately it is very easy to write a program which pretends to be human on a website. This means… Read more »

    November 30th, 2018
    Protect Yourself From Fake Emails

    We are continually finding businesses struggling to avoid hostile acts by third parties. We have seen emails purporting to be from HMRC and other well known organisations arrive in our inbox and it is usually the fact that we are not the point of contact that raises our suspicions and stops us from opening it…. Read more »