Jon Shatford Consulting & BookKeeping

Sarum Way, Hungerford RG17 0LJ

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February 9, 2020

As the end of the holiday year and the start of a new one approaches, I receive a number of calls on what holiday entitlement staff have.

Historically, different employers use different ways of calculating holiday pay, using formula's varying from hours worked, days wor...

January 12, 2020

Years 7-10 (approx 300 students) of the John O'Gaunt school Hungerford held a sponsored walk on footpaths through the country side  to Inkpen and back through the countryside to raise money to help those in need in areas where natural disasters have taken place.

They ra...

November 19, 2019

I have been talking to a number of clients in the last week who (as we approach Christmas) do not have the time to keep on top of their accounts/paperwork.  Sometimes the BBC (Boring but critical) paperwork side of your business can take up so much time it can cost you...

July 17, 2019

Following RTI, AE, MTD and all the other abbreviations we all love to hate we are now faced with a further change to our favourite abbreviation VAT.

The domestic reverse charge (referred to as the reverse charge) is a major change to the way VAT is collected in the buil...

July 3, 2019

From 1st April 2019, all businesses with a turnover above the VAT threshold were required to store their financial records digitally.  There is a further requirement to submit VAT Returns to HMRC from a MTD-complaint accounting software.

Three months on every business m...

How can you lend someone almost £120bn and not have a hole in your budget? Or how can you give out £17bn, only receive back £3bn and not be any worse off?

When you're the government and it's the student loans system.

There is growing scepticism over how student finance i...

Jaffa Cakes, cake, biscuit or something else? Why should Jaffa Cakes be named as they are? Well Jaffa comes from Jaffa Oranges, which are named after the Israeli city of Jaffa. But then why should they be called Jaffa Cakes when they look so much like biscuits? In fact...

April 23, 2018

As the new tax year starts and clients slowly start to prepare their end of year accounts, we at Jon Shatford Book Keeping are looking to offer new clients joining our fixed fee service a free accounting package for use with account production with Jon Shatford Ltd


April 23, 2018

Never has it been more important to employ the services of a Book Keeper and/or accountant to help keep you on the straight and narrow.  A good book keeper will ensure that you are filing your ongoing returns on time and ensuring that new RTI requirements and Auto Enro...

The government has already spent £400m on Brexit preparations and the final bill for getting ready for leaving the EU could top £2bn, according to research from the think tank the Institute for Government (IfG)

IfG calculates these six departments will have spent approx...

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Jon Shatford BookKeeping,

Sarum Way,Hungerford RG17 0LJ


01488 853193


Monday - Friday

9:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday - Sunday

11:00am - 3:00pm