Category Archives: Marketing

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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Your Business Plan: 5 points to get it right

Your Business Plan: 5 points to get it right

Your business plan plays a vital part in getting business success. Furthermore it not only helps you navigate an uncertain business landscape it can help reduce the risk of it all going wrong. First of all planning is a mindset approach to your business. The plan captures in words and numbers the results of some clear thinking and likely outcomes

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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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Measuring Performance In Business

Measuring Performance In Business

The WHO of Performance Performance measurement and performance management plays a vital part in business success, sustainability and growth.  It is not a onetime event rather it is a continuous process. Successful Business Performance Measurement and Management can be summarised in the pneumonic Who.  ‘Who’ stands for the following: WhatHow Outcome What: is all about what is measured, and more importantly

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Cost Type: Direct & Indirect

Cost Type: Direct & Indirect

Accountants classify cost as either direct or indirect. Differences between direct and indirect costs It is important to know the difference as this helps when it comes to: Pricing of goods and services Business Planning Controlling costs Understanding profitability of customers, products and services Improving efficiency Direct cost This refers to cost related to the production of products.  Below are

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Healthy Business, Healthy You

Healthy Business, Healthy You

Getting a Healthy Business is Like getting a Healthy You A healthy business is what we strive for. This blog will outline a five point approach for getting and improving business health, and how the approach has a lot in common with getting and improving personal health. Firstly, Objectives: It’s important to have objectives, for improving our personal health one

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Don’t Worry: Take Control of Your Numbers: Plan, Control and Decide

Don’t Worry: Take Control of Your Numbers: Plan, Control and Decide

Maintaining and growing your business This requires many things coming together, such as customer satisfaction, gaining clients, good products and services, motivated workforce, good relations with suppliers etc. An area often neglected is being able to take control of your business numbers and implement three key ingredients of managing your business, Planning, Control and Decision Making (PCD). A plan is

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Manage What You Measure

Manage What You Measure

Take charge of the numbers What gets measured, gets managed. This phrase was coined by Peter Druker, the ‘father of modern management’, way back in the early 1950s. We still referred to him all these years later. It becomes challenging to know how our business is doing, our progress to our objectives, what we are doing right unless we are

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