NEWS

06/06/2018

Our Director, Matt Portt has been placed at 22 in  the Accountancy Age 35 under 35 ranking for 2018. In the words of Accountancy Age, The ranking spotlights the brightest young talent in the accountancy sector and features those who display innovation and dedication to...

02/03/2018

You need to know exactly why you are on Social Media if you ever want to gain success from this way of marketing. As with most things in life – if you have an aim, you can plan & therefore can achieve your goals.

26/01/2018

We recently interviewed the ultra-successful Helena Hills of TRUESTART as the first in our new feature of business leader insights. We asked Helena how she is approaching the transition from start-up to scale-up, how her awards successes have impacted the business and...

16/01/2018

Small business owners would be forgiven for thinking that there was little for them to learn from the collapse of Carillion, the second largest construction firm in the country. From the outside however, it seems clear that the collapse can be put down to several finan...

05/01/2018

One of the most important decisions to be made when launching a product or service is setting the price. Sometimes, this is also one of the most difficult decisions. Ultimately, you will want to make as much profit as you can from each sale, with prices set at the high...

22/12/2017

As experienced accountants, Portt & Co can advise on a range of issues when it comes to giving to charity. We can help individuals and businesses in Somerset to make use of the available tax reliefs and to maximise the value of their donations.

19/12/2017

We are delighted to announce that Sandra Parker has been appointed as our Managing Director. As anyone who runs a business will know, balancing client work and the internal running of your own business is a constant challenge. We are blessed to have someone of Sandra’s...

08/12/2017

Over the last ten years technology has advanced massively. It was not so long ago that mobile phones were the size of a brick. Now emails and the internet can be accessed on the move. However, whilst technology has moved on, travelling has become more and more difficul...

18/09/2017

When I started our firm, I was clear that we would not introduce timesheets and that we would agree fixed monthly fees with our clients, I viewed this as one decision not two.

My view on timesheets was that they take time to complete and that often, staff don’t complete...

10/09/2017

One of the reasons RTI (Real Time Information submissions to HMRC by payroll) was introduced was so that the Governments flagship benefit reform, Universal Credit, could have up to date information on benefit claimant’s earnings. 


The concept of Universal Credit is tha...

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