Guides for you and your clients
The MTD Express is here
Featuring everything you need to get all your clients sorted for MTD for VAT in double-quick time and with minimal hassle.
How to set up your practice and clients for MTD for VAT
A step-by-step guide to getting set up for MTD for VAT with HMRC and then submitting MTD VAT returns for your clients through FreeAgent.
Making Tax Digital for VAT preparation guide
Get your practice ready for the MTD for VAT start date. Find out how to segment and educate clients with expert tips and free resources.
MTD, IR35 and technology: the changing landscape for small business accountants
We look at the challenges small business accountants will face in 2019, as well as the opportunities which may arise.
Why cloud accounting is a win/win for your practice and your clients
Three contractor accountants explain how moving to the cloud improved their client relationships.
The Future of Accountancy - a FreeAgent survey
We surveyed over 150 accountants about what effect they think technology and digital tax will have over the coming years.
How to capitalise on the small business sector’s shift to the cloud
A free guide to how cloud accounting can help you build strong, long-lasting relationships with small business clients
How to use technology to simplify compliance in the digital age
Learn how to leverage the benefits of technology to reduce the burden of compliance for you and your small business clients.
Webinars and Videos
FreeAgent, NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland - supporting you and your clients through the coronavirus crisis
Representatives from FreeAgent, NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland discuss how they can support you and your small business clients during the coronavirus crisis.
AI and Open Banking - what are the benefits for you and your clients?
UK Fintech veteran Nick Longden explores how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Open Banking are changing the industry landscape.
Stay connected: tips and tools for effective client communication while working remotely
Zoe Whitman, bookkeeper and founder of But The Books, shares advice for staying connected with your clients during the coronavirus crisis.
Practice automation: action you can take today with your FreeAgent clients
FreeAgent integration partner AccountancyManager discusses how automation can facilitate increased client engagement while also enabling practice efficiency.
How I'm preparing my practice for MTD
Tomasz Wiadrowski from SAFI advisory shares his advice and experiences around getting ready for MTD.
Data protection in practice post GDPR
Compliance expert Yogesh Agarwal provides objective and achievable guidance on building a long-term data protection plan that works for your business and clients
Digitisation: what does it mean for the accountancy profession?
Ed Molyneux, founder and CEO of FreeAgent, outlines why the Making Tax Digital initiative should be viewed as a positive step for small businesses and their accountants
IR35 Case Files
FreeAgent’s Chief Accountant, Emily Coltman FCA explores the three key factors that might bring a contract within IR35: control, mutuality of obligation, and personal service.
Succession planning: part two
Richard Sargent and Jeremy Clarke present the second and final installment of this series on succession planning
Cloud accounting for your contractor clients
George Grigolava, FreeAgent's Compliance Accountant, explains how cloud accounting software can help you work more effectively with your contractor clients