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THE FUNDAMENTALS OF SUCCESS IN BUSINESS

Posted: 23/01/2014

Knowledge plus understanding results in wisdom ...

Views: 751

You have an amazing product. You know people will want to buy it from you and you know you can deliver it to an exceptionally high standard. So the next step is starting your own business ...

IS ''DO IT YOURSELF'' A FALSE ECONOMY?

Posted: 16/01/2014

Call in an expert and get it done right ...

Views: 2964

DIY is so incredibly easy when you have the right tools, isn't it? You picture in your mind's eye all of the fantastic things that you can create and achieve and it looks so easy ...

WRITING INSTRUCTIONS: WHY YOU SHOULD TEST THEM

Posted: 09/01/2014

Then test, test and test them again ...

Views: 704

Before the days of SatNav, when I was driving through strange towns, I often used to think that the signposts were put up by people who knew their way around and weren't much use to strangers ...

ARE YOU DRIVING YOUR BUSINESS BLINDFOLDED?

Posted: 02/01/2014

You need to know where you're going ...

Views: 802

I often liken business planning to planning a journey. A journey without a plan, not knowing which way you are going or where you intend to end up is not the right way to run a business ...

THINKING OF STARTING A BUSINESS?

Posted: 26/12/2013

Make sure you start on the right foot ...

Views: 2509

More people are considering the benefits of starting a business. Does becoming Master or Mistress of your own destiny appeal? Going it alone might be one of the best decisions you ever make ...

WHO NEEDS A BOOKKEEPER IN 2014

Posted: 19/12/2013

And how do you choose the right one?

Views: 3578

As a business owner your aim is to be great at what you do, using your industry expertise to evolve and grow your business. Whether you sell goods or services, your time is valuable ...

CHRISTMAS IS COMING

Posted: 12/12/2013

So don't let the tax man spoil it ...

Views: 1750

It's that time of year again when we start thinking about planning Christmas parties and making out gift list. But you need to be careful with your office parties and gifts to employees ...

CHOOSING THE RIGHT ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE

Posted: 05/12/2013

It's About The Needs Of Your Business ...

Views: 1877

Accounting software is confusing and I am regularly asked which package I recommend. Rather than thinking about my needs as a bookkeeper, I always answer that it should be the one most suitable for them ...

WHY YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS A PLAN

Posted: 28/11/2013

An accurate one ...

Views: 1347

Whether you are starting a business, wanting to raise funds for an existing business, or keep your business on the desired track, a business plan is an essential tool for any business owner or prospective owner ...

IF I'VE MADE SUCH A GOOD PROFIT

Posted: 21/11/2013

Where's the Cash?

Views: 1701

This is a very common question which I get asked by my Bookkeeping clients. The answer is in the Accounts in the form of a Cash Flow statement. The Cash Flow statement looks at the differences between two balance sheets ...

OUTSOURCING AND STAYING IN CONTROL

Posted: 14/11/2013

Why do everything yourself?

Views: 616

There are many aspects of a business that can be outsourced to save a busy business owner a great deal of time. These include sales and marketing, admin, telephone answering, diary keeping, Human Resources and, of course, bookkeeping and accounts ...

THE THINGS PEOPLE SAY ...

Posted: 07/11/2013

Is 'materiality' one of them?

Views: 1634

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 ...

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