Category Archives: accounts

Short and sweet

So you need to find an accountant. There are lots of articles around giving advice on where to go, what to look for and recommending certain companies or individuals. I’ll keep it short and sweet with a few key points … Continue reading

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Do you want to make more money?

Silly question, of course you do, it’s a common driver for most businesses, but how do you do it? The obvious answers are to generate more sales, increase sales price or reduce costs. These solutions all work in the right … Continue reading

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Good weekend?

Ok, another weekend draws to an end. Good weather, plenty of time with the family, a few hours gardening and some work. Yes, work, even though it’s the weekend there’s still plenty to do. Whether that’s planning for the busy … Continue reading

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Do you really want to be your own boss?

Had a really interesting meeting yesterday with a business owner who specialises in Social Media. His business has just started to take off after a very difficult 12 months where he was close to throwing in the towel. Added to … Continue reading

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Have you got time for a coffee?

To be honest accountancy is pretty boring, annuals accounts, tax returns, doesn’t really get the blood flowing does it? No, and it’s not supposed to. Accountants are there to protect a client, produce and file accurate accounts and tax returns … Continue reading

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HMRC – time to pay arrangements, masking a bigger problem?

When the financial recession started to bite hard in 2009 there was a huge increase in the number of time to pay arrangements entered into with HMRC. Whilst many companies used this to get through tricky times, many others used … Continue reading

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What sort of accountant am I?

Ok, so if I don’t see myself as another ‘proactive’ accountant, what type am I? I like to think of myself as someone my client’s can rely on for support at all times. Whether that’s when times are tough and … Continue reading

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