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THE THINGS PEOPLE SAY ...

Posted: 07/11/2013

Is 'materiality' one of them?

Views: 1638

I enjoy my work and people like working with me. Maybe this is because I don't take myself too seriously? Yes, I have to have good attention to detail but being too pedantic can be annoying to people who do not have a financial mind ...

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: WHAT ARE THEY GOOD FOR?

Posted: 31/10/2013

And how can they help you monitor your business?

Views: 694

In a nutshell, KPIs are Key Performance Indicators. A clue to how they can help is in the name. The word Key lets you know it's important, the word Performance shows you how the business is doing and the word Indicator means it's a monitor, or even a warning system, if you'd prefer ...

IGNORANTIA JURIS NON EXCUSAT

Posted: 17/10/2013

Ignorance is no excuse ...

Views: 737

When I brought this subject up once before it was in relation to HR Law and HR management. This is not the only area of business where business owners and company directors can fall fowl of the law if they are not aware of those laws, regulations and deadlines they have to adhere to ...

I WANT TO BE A RICH BOOKKEEPER

Posted: 10/10/2013

So please continue to be disorganised ...

Views: 2367

Being disorganised and untidy is a luxury that many of us cannot afford. It is time consuming and in today's hectic and fast moving world few of us have time to spare or waste. It can also be expensive ...

BOOKKEEPERS SOMETIME NEED TO WEAR HARD HATS

Posted: 03/10/2013

But lose the high viz jacket ...

Views: 753

Being a bookkeeper means I process information. The results my customers receive are dependent on the accuracy and timeliness of the information they give me. I cannot make it up, that would be taking creative accounting to an unacceptable level ...

WHY I AM PASSIONATE ABOUT ACCOUNTS

Posted: 12/09/2013

Your journey to profitability ...

Views: 2491

Accounts tell a story and it is a very interesting story - it is the story of your business. A set of management accounts gives you masses of information about your business and can vary according the size and type of business you have ...

IGNORANCE IS NO DEFENCE

Posted: 05/09/2013

Make sure you are compliant ...

Views: 1447

At MW Bookkeeping we are experts in bookkeeping, management accounting and payroll process's. However over the years we have worked with many experts in related fields. One of those is HR Management ...

BOOKKEEPING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Posted: 29/08/2013

The why's, how's and what's ...

Views: 689

Bookkeeping is an ancient art that has been practiced thousands of years. From a simple abacus tally in the temples of Rome to the modern day digital world of cloud based accounting packages, bookkeeping is a vital tool for all small businesses ...

EIGHT DAYS OF PEACE AND QUIET

Posted: 15/08/2013

And a camera full of amazing photos ...

Views: 550

I have just come back from the most amazing holiday in South Africa. I expected it to be exciting and hoped there would be some quite awesome experiences. I had heard that some of the animals are quite curious ...

I'M IN BUSINESS; GET ME OUT OF HERE ...

Posted: 08/08/2013

What's your exit strategy?

Views: 1105

The phrase ''exit strategy'' is a bit buzzy but in all seriousness, how long do you want to work for? What do you want to do with your business when you decide to stop working? Close it up, dismiss the staff and go home?

BOOKKEEPING IS FUN

Posted: 01/08/2013

Well, I certainly think so ...

Views: 2490

It's been many years since I first entered the world of self employment and such a lot has changed. When I first started there was no Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn and certainly no one had thought about blogging ...

LEGAL STATUS OF YOUR BUSINESS

Posted: 18/07/2013

And what it means for you ...

Views: 1398

The legal status of your business can depend on the type and scale of business that you are going to set up - you will also need to consider the tax implications. If your enterprise has social aims ...

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