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.
Making Tax Digital for VAT Q&A
To help you get up to speed with MTD for VAT quickly, we've answered the most common questions that we've received over the last few months in this handy guide.
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.
How accountants can thrive in the digital era - lessons from the travel industry
Learn from the travel industry's well-documented shift to the cloud and discover how to leverage the cloud's potential to save time and money, and offer more value to your clients.
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.
Banish the shoebox, not the client
Learn how to work more effectively with your small business clients and add more value to your service offering.
Webinars and Videos
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 micro-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