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Are you prepared for MTD? Your last minute checks

9th April 2019

MTD is entering its fourth year of discussion in the accountancy world and is finally coming to fruition. Originally announced in the 2015 Budget, the process was set to modernise the UK’s tax system. Finally set in stone for April 2019, all businesses with a revenue of over £85,000 a year will need to complete their VAT reporting online and maintain digital accounting records. Click to view more... 


Don’t let these growth obstacles slow you down.

18th March 2019

Don’t let these growth obstacles slow you down 

Overtrading: The double-edged sword of cashflow management. A huge influx of orders is fantastic, but a huge expense on inventory? Less so. Click to view more... 


Three skill sets all entrepreneurs should master

11 March 2019

Three skill sets all entrepreneurs should master. It’s easy to find yourself concentrating so hard on the moving cogs in your business, that you, as the one turning them, needs attention and betterment too. Being a business owner requires you to wear a number of hats but what skill sets are 100% necessary. [File12|Click to view more...]


3 reasons staff training should be your biggest investment  

5th March 2019

A customer enters your store, do they meet an employee that’s happy in their work or one that’s not? It’s obvious what you’d like to answer, but is it true of your business? Happy employees are more productive, resourceful and likely to go the extra mile. And staff retention will save your training time, cash and maintain morale in your company. Click to view more…


How cashflow forecasting boosts business growth 

15th February 2019

Forecasting is your bespoke map of potential futures for your business. Build a strong growth plan to act as a springboard to get you to where you want to be. It’ll educate you on the best path to take and warn you of the pitfalls you may face on the way. May the road to business greatness begin. Click to view more...


Get your business investment ready

8th February 2019

Applying for investment is a positive and exciting step forward for your business. The process, however, can be tiring and long-winded. We’re here to stop you feeling like you’re running in circles with our top tips for building a solid business plan and getting your foundations off to a good start.Click to view more...


How to choose the right business loan  

21st January 2019 

Choosing the right business loan can be a stressful and daunting experience. Different products, confusing terminology and varying interest rates can make it difficult to know where to begin. 

Figuring out how to cut through the reams of information to get to the heart of what is actually relevant will help you narrow down the search and ultimately find the right loan for your business. Click to view more…


REIGNITE THE FLAME OF PASSION IN YOUR BUSINESS

15th January 2019 

In the depths of the winter months, it’s all too common to find your passion burning out. today’s default midset is that if you’re not stressed, you’re not working hard enough. But stress usually makes your problems intensify. 

Read our seven’R’s for combatting stress and helping you getting excited about your business once again. Click to view more…


Embrace the challenges of expansion 

7th January 2019 

You decide to invest in your dream and set up a coffee shop. The joys of a startup: the inspired feeling, moving in, the grand opening, your first customer. A little way down the road, you’re deciding it’s a little cramped and really, you could do with a little more time off.  

Up until now, you’ve had complete control of your business and when your head starts spinning with the thoughts of delegating responsibility, payroll, HR responsibilities and multiple locations- terrifying is an understatement.  Click to view more…


How to nail the next steps in your business journey 

18th December 2018 

It’s easy to find yourself constantly working in your business, rather than on your business. In an ever-changing environment, it’s hard to keep up with what’s happening today. A chance to sit down and carefully plan out where you’d like to be in 12 months becomes a ‘would like to have time to do’, rather than something you actually have time to do. That’s where we come in. Click to view more…


Get the most out of the Christmas rush 

11th December 2018 

Seasonal changes are the lifeblood of some businesses. In the retail sector, hectic rushes can breathe life into bank accounts. For some, like hospitality, it’s a great way some cash in ahead of quieter months at the start of a new year. Here, we list a few ways we can help you to make the most of the coming month to positively impact the coming new year. Click to view more…

 

Mastering work/life balance 

4th December 2018 

Having a better work/life balance brings benefits to every part of your life. A reduction in stress allows you to improve yourself, your relationships and your experiences, not to mention your health. This increases your efficiency, contentedness and productivity - breathing new life into your job or taking your outside world to new heights. So,what’s the golden formula for succeeding in every area of your life? Truth be told, it’s not one size fits all but, we have a few pointers that will get you started. Click to view more…