The pace of change we’re seeing in the world of bookkeeping and accounting is staggering and this blog is all about how your business can make the most of the cloud accounting digital revolution. Say goodbye to the old ways and give…
A business is either registered for VAT or it’s not. If it’s VAT registered then it needs to add VAT to its sales invoices (with one or two exceptions) but it can reclaim the cost of VAT it pays to its suppliers. This is done on…
Riding the freelancing rollercoaster
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Rachel Auckland, who runs Citrus Learning Design, knows……
Digital disruption: put your business on pause
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Change accountants – Breaking up is not so hard to do
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Effective – do the right things Efficient – do things right It’s your business so make sure you’re doing all the right things your business needs to do to be successful, profitable, sustainable. But doing the right things in the right way is where systems come in. Being organised, using…
Cloud accounting is the tectonic shift in the accounting world.
We help businesses make effective use of the cloud accounting solutions out there and collaborate with them to ensure their entire financial environment is working properly.
There’s a lot of hype about the cloud and cloud accounting and several different ways of enabling cloud technology in your business.
We use two of them!
Bookkeeping is the bedrock of your business – EBook
Good bookkeeping is the bedrock of every successful business. As you can see from our illustration, bookkeeping is at the centre of every aspect of your financial management and you let it lapse at your peril. However, we see too many businesses where the bookkeeping is not done well enough…
Tax. Keep it simple. Submit all your tax returns in good time, pay the right amount of tax and don’t put the tax cart in front of the business horse! The common taxes for owner-managed business are: VAT PAYE /…
A sale is a gift until it’s paid for.
If you give credit terms to your customers then make sure they pay you on time.
You’re not a bank so don’t let your customers borrow from you, which is what they’re doing if they delay payment.
We help companies stay on top of credit control from start to finish:
credit checking prospects and ongoing customers
invoicing accurately, electronically, punctually
chasing for payment – phone is best!
taking action against slow payers
Put credit control front and centre in your business – you can’t afford not to!