For a long time now I have been working on bringing a series of seminars to our local area that would be of use to all local businesses – not just clients. The idea is for a combined seminar/networking/strategic goal setting sessions with maybe a bit of food/coffee thrown in for good measure.
I originally wrote the Recession Busting Tips Report in October 2008 when the recession was still a “credit crunch”. I wanted to give clients some helpful hints in how to survive and maybe even prosper as the economy sank and the public mood sank with it along with jobs, while business bankruptcies and debts started to rocket.
I have often given a copy of this report to new clients as an idea of the sort of help they can expect from me over time and…
Yesterday HMRC announced they have “agreed” to delay the introduction of Real Time Information (RTI) for small business employers with less than 50 employees.
HMRC say they recognize that some small employers who pay weekly, or more frequently (?), but who only process their payroll monthly may need longer to adapt to RTI reporting.
So, employers with less than 50 employees will have until the 5th October 2013 before they are required to operate their payrolls in real time but are (generously) allowed to use RTI if they want to.
While there are many businesses that are out there that seem to function only to make it from quarterly report to quarterly report, those businesses that are the most successful are those that start out with a solid business plan and solid business goals before moving forward. Small business should always pay attention to their own goals, as this is what can turn a small business into a giant of the business world and take the owner of that business to unprecedented heights.
Are you a cash based business such as a Pub, Cafe, hairdresser or Shop? Do you still take your cash up to the Bank yourself or send a member of staff in your stead? Do you argue with your Bank about the charges they demand for counting notes???
My plan to help clients grow in 2013 is by providing pro-active support, timely and relevant information, powerful tools to monitor progress towards known goals and a permanent record of all of this in “The Numbers” folder. The following short video gives you a taster of some of these…
A number of you already know of my commitment to Accountants Changing the World. Part of that commitment is to make sharing and giving a systematic part of my work to help those less fortunate than us. I have therefore become a partner with Buy 1 Give 1.
We are proud to be able to officially call ourselves Accountants Changing The World.
You can find full details here Accountants Changing The World
In simple terms, what that means is that we have signed a formal public commitment document to give business like yours free professional support and advice that will help you to…
New National Minimum Wage rates apply from the 1st October 2012…
A potential new client asked me this afternoon why he needed me. Well, perhaps this short clip will answer his question and maybe yours….