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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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Understanding Costs

Understanding Costs

COSTS: HOW THEY BEHAVE Understanding costs and your business numbers help with a variety of things, including: Pricing of goods and services Business planning Cash Forecasting Controlling costs Understanding profitability of customers, products and services Improving efficiency If we can describe and link business activity with costs then we have a powerful insight into and understanding of costs.  These costs are

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Keep Business Cash Flowing

Keep Business Cash Flowing

Cash is the most important financial commodity that keeps the business wheels rolling.  Cash is the life-blood of any business and is vital for survival, sustainability, investment and growth.  We need cash for a whole variety of things, from paying staff, suppliers and bills, buying equipment, servicing loans and paying taxes. Three things to remember to help keep that business

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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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Work/life balance for your business

Work/life balance for your business

Do you need “More Time”? Most of us do Do you have the right work/life balance?- Most of us do not It’s really important to try and make sure you do have both. So this week we are happy to introduce our kitty Scampi as he’s truly mastered the art of his work life balance!   In today’s fast paced

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Business Growth @ The Leicester Business Expo 2018

Here at Pro Active we’re excited to announce we are co-sponsors of The Leicester Business Expo 2018- taking place at the King Power Stadium on 27th September. Growth and development is the key theme of the exhibition and we are looking forward to talking to you as to how we can help you get more business, money and time. Reasons

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How To Turn A Creative Idea Into A Viable Business

How To Turn A Creative Idea Into A Viable Business

Lots of people out there that can think of bright new business ideas that could potentially turn into a great new business venture. But unfortunately not a lot of these actually make it to the next step of actually turning this into a reality. Converting a great idea into a reality is not an easy task, even if you have

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VAT Rates And Charities

VAT Rates And Charities

VAT is a tax that affects charities and arts organisations, and not just private business. This blog will look at the principles of VAT and how it directly affects arts charities, many of whom struggle when deciding which VAT rates to use for different goods and services. VAT registered businesses charge output VAT on the products and services they supply

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We Adopted a School for the Spark Festival

We Adopted a School for the Spark Festival

Spark Adopt A School Project Pro Active Resolutions, a proud supporter of the arts, believe that all school children should have the opportunity to experience a live theatrical performance, unfortunately many children have never had this experience and we think this is a real shame. Most children enjoy creativity and role play and a great way to produce our future

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