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?
28th August 2018
Starting your own business can be exciting and rewarding even if there is a lot to organise. In this, the final part of this short series, we bring everything together.
14th August 2018
Your business has been set up, so now we come to the actual business of being in business. This is where we have an exciting opportunity to plan, implement and grow your idea.
1st August 2018
For most new businesses, Tax can seem like a confusing maze of different things to remember. There are a range of considerations for what tax you pay and when, many of which will be new to you if you have always been employed before.
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
3rd July 2018
Business success is all about constantly moving forwards. Take the time, however, to ask these four powerful questions focus on growth.
19th June 2018
It is a constant juggling act to manage your own business so stepping away and looking at the bigger picture seldom happens. Taking the time out and getting a second opinion, however, are going to pay off - big time
7th June 2018
As a small business, cashflow is king. As you grow, getting enough income to cover the costs of expansion is vital, and that means more sales. So what can you do to increase sales without having to cut your prices (and therefore your income) to beat the competition?
22nd May 2018
There is a 'murky grey area' in the world of business, when you sub-contract a part of your business to someone who is self-employed. Depending on how much they behave like an employee may determine whether you need to run payroll for them.
8th May 2018
Any small business owner will tell you that getting to a sale is tough. Interest is relatively easy to generate but actually getting someone to say "Yes" is the tricky part. Recent research has suggested that 73% of customers say “No” at least five times before they will actually buy from you. Make sure you don't give up too soon!