12th March 2018
Surely, if you are making a profit, there will be plenty of cash floating about? Not quite – and understanding the difference is critical, especially when it comes to paying your suppliers and staff. Avoid a cash flow crisis by understanding the numbers.
19th July 2018
15% of the UK population is self-employed and many others dream of being their own boss. This four-part blog series will take you through the main 'get-rights' for starting your own business
12th September 2018
A while ago, small business owners were surveyed and asked what they most wanted from their accountant. The most commonly used word was ‘proactive.’
Not long after this, every accountant’s website started describing themselves as proactive, knowing it was what their target audience wanted to see. But that’s just the copy on the website. What should you expect from your accountant, over and above the basics, for them to deserve to describe themselves as proactive?
29th January 2019
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Yet, in all the uncertainty of running a business, the most certain aspect of it, taxation, often gets ignored, forgotten, or left to the last minute.
12th February 2019
Owning a business can be slog, but it can also be joyful. Seeing money coming in is one of the rewards of your hard work. But it’s not only about the 'cash in the bank' column in a ledger. Taking care of your numbers means having a reliable book keeping system to record all your financial transactions.
5th January 2021
Domestic VAT rules have not changed. However the VAT rules relating to trade within the EU have. Here's an outline of what's different...