How businesses can thrive – even in a pandemic

How businesses can thrive – even in a pandemic

These are tricky times indeed. Although some businesses and sectors are thriving during the coronavirus pandemic, many small businesses and SMEs will be finding operating during the cornavirus pandemic very difficult, with cash being strapped, clients stopping work,...
Working from home: New experiences

Working from home: New experiences

Nearly half of the UK workforce are now working from home, and for many, it’s a new experience. Far from being an opportunity to relax in front of the television and send a few emails, it actually brings its own challenges. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic and social...
Coronavirus employer grant claim

Coronavirus employer grant claim

The first Coronavirus employer grant claim portal went live on Monday 20 April 2020.  This has been updated as of 31-Oct-2020 to reflect the fact that the November 2020 Furlough scheme will be in line with this.  We've updated this article to reflect the new scheme. ...
Profit is More Important than Sales

Profit is More Important than Sales

Introduction One of the main reasons that businesses go under is because of the confusion between cash and profit. Which is more important? What really keeps the business going? Well, Profit is More Important than Sales Here’s an easy way to look at it. Serena decides...
Writing your business plan

Writing your business plan

Writing your business plan Writing your business plan is a smart way to map out your future business story.  Loads of businesses don’t bother writing one, and then again loads of businesses don’t survive and thrive. A good business plan focuses the mind, brings...
Bookkeeping: Business Number Collection

Bookkeeping: Business Number Collection

Bookkeeping: Business Number Collection follows on from our last blog post on loving numbers. Previously we talked about loving numbers and why they need love.  Today, we want to talk to you why and how you collect those numbers, those ‘words' to tell your...