Eastbourne Ladies Lunch Club – June 2017 Newsletter

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June 2017 Newsletter

Summer has arrived in style here on the Sussex coast, with temperatures rising to over 30′C in some places and many people searching for any reason to get out of the office!

Here at the Ladies Lunches we have the perfect antidote with our upcoming Brighton lunch on 11th July and Eastbourne lunch on 21st July. Come along to mingle over a glass of wine before sitting down to a delicious 2 course lunch, surrounded by like-minded local businesswomen.

At time of writing, tickets for the next Eastbourne lunch on 21st July sponsored by Humphrey & Co at the Grand Hotel are selling fast. Be sure to book soon to ensure you get a place!

Please see below for a list of all our dates this year at the bottom of the newsletter.

We have no membership fees and no long-term commitments – just good food and good company. We hope you can join us!


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Making Tax Digital

Many of you may have heard of the intended changes in how taxpayers interact with HM Revenue & Customs known as “Making Tax Digital” (MTD). The intended timetable for introducing MTD has been dropped in view of the announcement of a general election on 8 June. We are fairly certain that this is just a postponement and MTD will be with us in the next few years.

When MTD goes live businesses will have to make quarterly returns to HMRC which will mean their accounting systems will need to be up to date. We are strongly advising clients to review their accounting system to ensure that they are ready for MTD. Using Xero will assist businesses in getting ready for MTD.

Xero cloud-based book keeping system

We are pleased to report that the cloud-based accounting book keeping system Xero is proving extremely popular with our clients.

Everything is run online, there is nothing to install and data is backed up automatically. You can log on to the package from any device and anywhere which allows easy access and update of your records. Bank feeds from your business bank accounts allow data to be recorded directly from the bank account into Xero.

As Platinum Partners of Xero we can:

  • move your existing accounting system to Xero
  • implement conversions, set up and train
  • assist with queries as they arise.

Please contact us if you would like more information or a free demonstration of Xero.


 Latest News & Blogs:

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3 Things you need to stop doing on social media

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Have you mystery shopped your firm in the last 3 months?

Have you mystery shopped your firm in the last 3 months? If not you should do….. With all businesses getting a true picture of your service levels through the eyes of a client or potential client is invaluable and this is particularly the case for any service lead companies such as Law firms and accountants. [… Read more]

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Social Marketing Tools

I love this post from The Has#tag Chronicles about social marketing tools. It doesn’t promote one platform over another it simply breaks it down into the types of tools you will need to create a successful social marketing campaign. Read on below…. Social Marketing Tools Whether you’re managing one brand or multiple brands on social [… Read more]


Upcoming Events:

Brighton & Hove
11th July 2017 – Book Here
12th September 2017 – Book Here
28th November 2017 – Book Here

Eastbourne
21st July 2017 – Book Here
22nd September 2017 – Book Here
17th November 2017 – Book Here

Hastings
17th August 2017 – Book Here
19th October 2017 – Book Here
21st December 2017 – Book Here

Tunbridge Wells
1st August 2017 – Book Here
3rd October 2017 – Book Here
5th December 2017 – Book Here

Worthing
10th August 2017 – Book Here