Category Archives: Creative Sector

Budgets and Planning

Budgets and Planning

Budgets are planning are part of the same tribe,  Planning is a great part of your business mindset.  Business Budgeting and planning has to be in your business toolbox. Introduction Every organisation needs sound financial management as part its strategy, finances underpin every aspect of this work. Each activity should be planned and costed, resources must be considered. The budget

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The Art of Budgeting

The Art of Budgeting

A budget is a plan expressed in money.  Your budget tells your future story in monetary terms. Budgeting is one of the most powerful business and management tools around. It plays a key part in planning, control, and decision-making. In the beginning Firstly, decide who is going to be involved in the budgeting process, include those who will deliver specific

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Making Money

Making Money

Business must make money! First of all where we say business, we mean private or not for profit. Likewise when we say money, we mean profit. Furthermore, don’t dismiss: • How you make that money • What your business values are • The amount of money you want to make; and • What you do with that money Above all,

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Business Success

Business Success

Business Success Business success, and how we achieve is often talked about.  This blog will look at talk about what helps us get business success. What is business success to you? In the beginning we need to think about we think success looks like to us.  Furthermore, we need ask this question in advance of doing what we do. Objectives

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Tax-free benefits for You and Your Employees

Tax-free benefits for You and Your Employees

Tax-free benefits for you and your employees Certainly paying tax-free benefits to yourself and/or your employees is a marvellous situation. Most importantly there is no tax or NIC to pay.  In addition, your company can deduct the costs from business profits. Above all the benefit must be paid for.  In other words, don’t provide the funds with which to buy

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Business Growth

Business Growth

Your Business Growth Story Business growth stories tell you Your profitability What things cost Information on Controlling & managing cash Planning Returns and Information for the Tax authorities, sending in VAT and Tax returns Telling your business story mainly comes from your financial and business transactions.  This includes what you’re spending, where money’s coming from, money coming in and out

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Profit & Your Break-Even Point

Profit & Your Break-Even Point

Profits & your break-even point are so important to businesses that we’ve dedicated this blog and clip to this subject.   You might be wondering why knowing about this is important. Stay with me as we look at break-even. The bottom line is knowing your gives you better business insights and helps you make more profit in your business. Let’s

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Cloud Online Accounting

Cloud Online Accounting

Cloud Online Accounting is something businesses need to embrace in this ever-growing digital age. Above all you have the Power to achieve so much in your business and life.  Three important points to release the power in you: Motivation Mindset Numbers Above all Motivation and Mindset are certainly two of those things.  These helped me grow my back-bedroom business and

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Business Budgeting For Success

Business Budgeting For Success

Understanding Business Budgeting Business budget for success First of all a successful business needs the solid foundations of sound financial management built into its overall strategy.  For that reason finances should underpin every aspect of its work.  Activities need to be planned and costed, so resources are properly considered. “Failing to plan is planning to fail,” Benjamin Franklin “Those who fail to

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Business Performance

Business Performance

Business Performance & How To Measure It Above all performance measurement and performance management plays a vital part in business success. Similarly also in sustainability and growth.  It is not a onetime event rather it is a continuous process. As a result successful business performance measurement and management can be summarised in the pneumonic Who: WhatHow Outcome What: is all about

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