Expenses Review

Review your expenses – and...

Need to rein in your expenses? We’ll review your current costs, find the expenses that could be cut, and will provide a proactive spend management programme to reduce your spending. Running a business will always mean incurring certain…

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Cashflow and Cost Control

Cashflow and Cost Control

More than ever, cashflow is a vital part of staying afloat, whether your business is in recovery or growth mode. Revenue, profit and your bottom line will all resume their importance when we’re back to “normal” (however that’s…

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VAT

How does VAT work? Want...

Value-added tax (VAT) is a consumption tax that’s levied on goods that have had value added at each stage of the supply chain. Most businesses with annual sales of £85,000 or more have to register for VAT. And…

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6 Reasons to look at your Financial Reports

6 Reasons To Look at...

Making time to look over your financial reports each month is an important task for any business owner. If you are not taking the time to do this, either because you’re too busy, or perhaps you don’t really…

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Understanding your Statement of Cashflows

Understanding Your Statement of Cash...

The statement of cash flows, (also known as the cash flow statement), shows how your business has generated and used cash (and cash equivalents) within a specific time period. For each of the reporting categories, receipts and payments…

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Surplus Cash

Do you have cash sitting...

Do you have surplus cash sitting in your business bank account? Your cash is ‘surplus’ when it exceeds the amount of money the company needs for its usual everyday operations. If you’re able to buy stock, fund your…

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How is the forecast looking?

How’s the forecast looking for...

You don’t go fishing without checking the forecast, nor should you run your business without an annual forecast! Don’t live in your raincoat, waiting to get soaked – take control and talk to us about your forecast. We’ll…

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Difference between Financial and Management Accounts

Do you know the Difference...

You’re running a business, so you know the legal requirements around producing accounts and submitting tax returns. But do you truly know WHY you’ve engaged an accountant? And do you understand the value that a good accountant and…

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Working Capital

How does Working Capital affect...

How does Working Capital affect Business Valuation? As you may already know, working capital equals assets less current liabilities. Fact: Companies with primarily cash accounts receivable and inventory are not as appealing as those who have neatly managed…

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10 Ways to lift your margin

10 Ways to lift your...

There’s always room for improvement at the margin; small tweaks can massively boost your bottom line! How much extra would a 1% increase in gross margin give you? Improvements can always be made at the margin. Small tweaks…

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