Category Archives: Not For Profit Organisations

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 Does your business budget for success? A successful business needs the solid foundations of sound financial management built into its overall strategy.  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 learn from the past

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Take Charge Of Credit Control

Take Charge Of Credit Control

Are you taking charge of your credit control? This is an area that many of us find difficult to fit in to our working lives. However take note it’s really important to keep on top of it- it’s the lifeline of your business after all. 3 questions to ask yourself regarding credit control: Are you on top of your credit

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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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NFP And Private Businesses

NFP And Private Businesses

NFP does not = Not for Business. All Businesses Count We are fortunate to work across business sectors, and consequently have a wealth of knowledge and experience of the private and not for profit. Businesses are typically classified as private or not for profit (NFP), not for profits typically include many art organisations, charities, Community Interest Companies (CICs) and social

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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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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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Happy Monday, Happy Accountants – Happy Animals!

Happy Monday, Happy Accountants – Happy Animals!

Happy Animals – We are happy to see our Animal Charity Drive continues to grow in 2019. We are also happy that the Tax Return Season has ended! We’re now getting on with many other aspects of our business. For those of you that know us we are not your “common garden accountants”. We like to go the extra mile

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A BIG THANK YOU re our successful charity drive

A BIG THANK YOU re our successful charity drive

Here at Pro Active, Scampi and the team would like to say a BIG thank you to all you kind animal lovers out there that donated to Scampi Claws Christmas Charity Pet Drive at Christmas. It grew from a small idea amongst the Pro Active team to something much bigger. We thought it was a great way to show we

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Scampi’s Christmas Charity Pet Drive 2018 & beyond….

Scampi’s Christmas Charity Pet Drive 2018 & beyond….

Help put a smile on an animal’s face this Christmas All of us here at Pro Active are animal lovers (and we know we’re not alone on this) so we put our thinking caps on to come up with ideas of how we can help some of them on the lead up to Christmas and beyond….  Our Chair Cat

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