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How an Accountant Supports your Business Development Apr 09, 2022

As your accountant, we won't just look after the financial side of your business, we can also advise you on the strategic side of your company, including the importance of business development as vital part of your growth plan.

Business Development (BD) is what helps your company move from slow,...

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5 Tips for Chasing Invoices Without Annoying your Clients Feb 22, 2022

When you’re a small business owner, sole trader or freelancer, asking for payment on overdue invoices can be a delicate matter. Without an accounts person or department, sometimes you’re trying to secure new work and chase invoices from the same person. That can be an awkward...

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Changes to the Small Business Cashflow Scheme Feb 20, 2022

Changes have been made to the Small Business Cashflow Loans Scheme to increase the amount of funding available to eligible businesses through the introduction of a ‘top up’ loan.

The top up loan will allow those firms that have already accessed a loan to draw down an additional...

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Don’t Bet your House on the Business Feb 07, 2022

Landlords and suppliers can sometimes ask you for a personal guarantee on a contract.

Unfortunately, that could mean that if something goes wrong, you have put your house at risk. Here are a few ways to protect your home and your other personal assets from potential business problems.

Personal...

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Should I focus on Profits or Cashflow? Apr 19, 2021

Turning a profit is at the heart of running any successful company. But should profits be the only financial focus if you’re looking to create a stable, long-term business?

Cashflow is the beating heart of your business. Without an even and predictable flow of cash into the company, you...

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Staying Afloat and Thriving through a Downturn Feb 04, 2021

When the future looks uncertain, what can you do to prepare and strengthen your business?

Recent times have certainly shown us that the future path of your business can change in an instant – usually, due to influences that are far beyond our own control. The Covid-19 pandemic and the...

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Planning for Seasonal Dips in Income Jan 17, 2021

Seasonal dips in income can be highly challenging when you’re a small business. But there are proactive ways to predict, plan for and overcome these dips in revenue.

The key to dealing with seasonal dips is to know when they’re most likely to occur, and to have measures in place to...

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Thinking of Buying a Business? Sep 27, 2020

Things to Consider

Buying an existing business can be a great way to get started as a business owner, or to expand operations if you are already running a business successfully.

Established businesses have already done the hard work of setting up a business, so you can get up and running on day...

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The Obvious and Unexpected Benefits of having a Personal Budget Sep 18, 2020

Having a personal budget is essential to gaining control of your personal finances.

Budgeting doesn’t necessarily mean restriction; it frees up your money, so you know exactly what’s available to spend.

The top 10 benefits of personal budgeting:

  1. Gives you control. Developing...
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