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"Take the plunge:-101 things you need things you need to know before starting up your own business" : Bank finance and loans

Posted: 03 Nov 2011 in Blog Business Startup

If you are self- employed, getting a separate bank account will help you keep the business’s affairs tidily away from your own. Indeed many people who do, and many who don’t, keep good records, do follow a rule of putting all their transactions through a business bank account.

Wrong Level of Detail

Posted: 25 Jul 2011 in Blog Business Advice

When you’re focused on survival you might need to spend most of your time on completing and billing for client projects: neglecting the strategic overview that all businesses need.

Not Being Able To See The Forest For The Trees!

Posted: 18 Jul 2011 in Blog Business Advice

If you're busy doing paperwork, entering your receipts, filling out VAT returns and paying the monthly PAYE will you be able to see the new opportunities that show up in the distance? Are you missing the forest for the trees...spending your valuable time on activities that could be outsourced?

Cash-flow Issues

Posted: 11 Jul 2011 in Blog Business Startup Business Advice

With the current business environment being turbulent, cash shortages within a business can throw up a range of problems, ranging from minor cash-flow issues to insolvency. 

Dealing with HMRC

Posted: 05 Jul 2011 in Blog Business Startup Business Advice

Dealing with the HMRC is an unavoidable fact of business. At some point your business is almost certain to have issues with the HMRC.

Shark Under Water

Posted: 30 Jun 2011 in Blog Business Advice

In a volatile economic environment, even when the recession is over, it's hard to predict what new risks will emerge.

Be Wary When Selecting An Accountant

Posted: 17 May 2011 in Blog How to select an accountant

Choosing an accountant can be difficult but is important to the success of your business. Each will have a different style, offer different services, have expertise in different sectors and have different strengths and weaknesses: just like any other business

Peace of Mind in Business

Posted: 09 May 2011 in Blog How to select an accountant

Why your accountant should offer you a "peace of mind service"

Are Accountants Like Plumbers?

Posted: 03 May 2011 in Blog How to select an accountant

Getting a quote from an accountant can often be unnecessarily complicated.

What to do when your business hits a bump

Posted: 14 Apr 2011 in Blog Business Advice

There comes a point when all businesses hit a bump. Your accountant should be able to help you resolve these problems.

How to Choose the Right Accountant

Posted: 28 Jan 2011 in Blog How to select an accountant

The first thing to remember that accounting firms are all different!

"Take the plunge - 101 things you need to know before starting up your own businesss": Enthusiasm and selling.

Posted: 28 Jan 2011 in Blog Business Startup

Look in the mirror. And if like us you’d prefer not to, find yourself a true friend – one who would tell you to your face that: ‘you look fat in that!’

Cash Is King

Posted: 10 Oct 2010 in Blog Business Advice

A key factor in the success of any business is how well it manages its cash-flows. Credit control plays a critical part in this process. Remember: a sale is not a sale until the money is in your bank account!

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