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Are you caught on the treadmill?

The vast majority of people go to work every day in the same routine and, ultimately, allow their lives to “emerge.” And when the life that emerges isn’t good enough, they wonder why. That fact is, they’re caught on the treadmill of life. Many believe the answer to the treadmill is to set up in business. Well, it could be,…

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Time to take action and achieve business success

If you’ve been following my series of blogs or have downloaded my book The Keys To The Safe, you will be familiar with the following: INFORMATION – Having the right “Information” about your business is like someone handing you the Keys To The Safe. CONVERSATION – Having the right “Conversations” about that information tells you the ideas that need to…

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Staying compliant – how to avoid bad business hygiene

To kick things off, when I talk about staying compliant and how to avoid bad business hygiene. Basically, the governing rules for the financial management of all businesses. This covers areas including your company’s VAT returns, corporation tax, PAYE, a workplace pension and everything to do with filing your accounts at Companies House and HMRC. If you’re reading this and…

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Bookkeeping – the foundation of your financial information

For many business owners, bookkeeping is viewed as a simple task that can be completed quickly and easily. However, bookkeeping is the foundation of your financial information! Getting wrong can lead to total confusion, a complete lack of clarity and ultimately, financial chaos. As business owners, we need to learn to respect financial administration and appreciate that the hard work…

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Say goodbye to spreadsheets

In my last blog, I talked about the different types of information you need to know as a business owner. Now it’s time to have a frank discussion about how you’re recording this information… I hate to tell you, but it’s time to say goodbye to spreadsheets. In all my years of accounting, I’ve never come across a set of…

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