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Christmas Is Coming… And So Is Your Tax Return Deadline

On November 24, 2020, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,, , With No Comments

Every year, over a quarter of people that are due to file a Self-Assessment tax return complete it in the final 4 days before the 31st January deadline (stresses me out just thinking about it), with over 5% of returns being filed in the final 24 hours!!! However, leaving it to the…

Top Tips For Shopping On Black Friday For Your Business

On November 24, 2020, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,, , With No Comments

It’s Black Friday this week and a lot of small business could benefit from getting all their big purchases like laptops, printers and tablets at a discounted price. I use this time of year to do just that, so I thought I would share a few helpful tips of how…

10 Recommended Business Tools

On November 17, 2020, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,, , With No Comments

Most of us start the day with a cup of coffee or spend time “getting in the zone” to ensure we are doing the best for our business. With today’s technology, there are countless digital tools you can use to improve your business. If you want to stay competitive and…

10 tips to improve your credit control process

On November 17, 2020, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Credit Control is probably not the task business owners have in mind when starting up a business, but it is necessary to keeping your business healthy and maintaining good cash flow. So, here are my top 10 tips to improve your credit control process: Have a clearly written payment policy…

10 ways to improve your time management

On November 10, 2020, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,, , With No Comments

Time flies—especially when you are trying to get things done.  In order to be successful in business and in life, you have to actively manage your time, so it doesn’t simply slip away.  However, practising this is easier said than done. Try these 10 ways to help you manage your…

Benefits of using Zoom

On November 10, 2020, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,, , With No Comments

I have been lucky enough to continue working throughout this pandemic and have met with a lot of new people via Zoom. Although I am definitely more of a people person, utilising Zoom for new client meetings has not only saved me time, but also allowed my customers to see…

10 ways to improve your cashflow

On November 10, 2020, Posted by , In Blog, With No Comments

If you’re reading this blog, then you already know how important cash flow is. Cash flow is the mainstay of your business. Positive cash flow means you can successfully run and grow your business, and negative cash flow — well, that needs addressing. Send Invoices Right Away Sales invoices are…

Benefits Of An Accountant Or Bookkeeper When Doing Your Self Assessment

On November 3, 2020, Posted by , In Blog, With No Comments

You are a sole trader with a small business and most probably collating your paperwork and submitting your self assessment. So, do you really need a bookkeeper or accountant? Although it is not a mandatory requirement, there are some huge benefits of hiring a bookkeeper or accountant to submit your…

Top Tips For Handling Stress As A Business Owner

On November 3, 2020, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,, , With No Comments

It’s not so long ago that stress and mental health was a total taboo subject in the workplace, however with awareness campaigns, much like today ‘National Stress Awareness Day’ and so much in the media it is now talked about in businesses. So, as a small business owner what can…

Importance Of Marketing

On October 27, 2020, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,,, , With No Comments

My whole business is based on the back of office but I recognise how important Marketing is in order to run a successful business which is why I am a huge believer in Networking and having an online presence. So, although marketing isn’t my expertise, I wanted to share some…