Kashflow – time saving accounts feature

Kashflow – time saving accounts feature

Kashflow has recently added a new feature to their online accounting software. You can now – if you are with certain uk banks  (listed below) import your statement data directly into the Kashflow programme. I’m looking forward to saving myself loads of time when they add the feature for my bank. What is so good about it? Well currently you have to download your statement from your bank, open it in a spreadsheet (and make some...

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Sound Matters – BBC events

Sound Matters – BBC events

BBC Academy will be presenting a series of events around the UK to raise awareness of loudness and audibility issues in TV sound amongst BBC staff, indies, freelancers and external suppliers. The Sound Matters events are being held with the assistance of Creative Skillset, IABM, IPS and UK Screen Association and will offer two tracks: one aimed at producers and the other at creative technical operators. Each event will feature masterclasses...

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Kashflow accounting discount code / voucher

Kashflow accounting discount code / voucher

This time of year can be quite paperwork heavy for freelancers especially if you are doing your own tax return. the deadline for paper returns has long passed but online returns can be made until the end of January, you can be fined £100 even if you are a day late. If you are just looking for the £1 off Kashflow sign up link – here it is! or use the code AFF2105804, or read on to find out more about Kashflow. If you are thinking you might...

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Making VAT less boring!

Making VAT less boring!

Blogging about VAT when you are Sound Recordist is very boring – even more boring than doing the VAT report – except of course if you might get some money back… So I just thought I would jot this down for everyone who is on the fixed rate scheme in the UK – that’s the one where you pay a fixed percentage each month and you can’t normally claim anything back. You can however claim VAT back on capital items...

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Free Seminars from BECTU in Bristol

Free Seminars from BECTU in Bristol

After the success of last year’s autumn event the Western Freelance Branch is proud to announce its latest summer event, to be held this year in the Lecture Theatre at the Create Centre, Bristol, on the 6th June 2013 from 10:30 to 16:30. This event is open to all BECTU members and to non-members who want to see what BECTU can do for them. It is a chance for old friends and colleagues to catch up as well as to make new contacts and talk...

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BECTU survey into respect and dignity at work

BECTU survey into respect and dignity at work

BECTU is inviting current and past workers in broadcasting – both union members and not – to take part in a survey into respect and dignity at work. The survey, prompted by the Savile Scandal, offers an opportunity to staff and freelances working in all areas of broadcasting to give their views on employers’ attitudes to bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination. The union will be contributing to the review into sexual harassment...

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