Accountancy

Retirement planning

No matter what age you are it is still worth thinking about how you will save for your retirement. And I don’t just mean saving your teeth.There are 3 main…

Business

Speaking for business

As you probably know I speak professionally, and so I often get asked for tips on how people can improve their speaking. Please see my article on basic Zoom meetings. Get your…

Accountancy

Working from home – the long game

As some parts of the country are in local lockdown and we’ve all been encouraged to work from home again we need to get set up properly for working from…

Accountancy

Is free really free?

When we say that something is free we usually mean that no money changes hands. But hopefully there is an exchange of value. For instance, I hope that these tips…

Accountancy

Rishi’s largesse

Here’s a quick summary of the Winter Plan announced on Thursday 24 September 2020… Coronavirus Jobs retentions Scheme (CJRS) will be replaced with a new scheme (accountants stocking up on gin and…

Accountancy

What is decision fatigue? – part 2

Decision fatigue is the exhaustion that comes with making constant decisions. My tip this week is to remove some more of the smaller decisions in your life, so here are…

Accountancy

What is decision fatigue?

Decision fatigue is the exhaustion that comes with making constant decisions. My tip this week is to remove some of the smaller decisions in your life so here are some…

Accountancy

My marketing fail

Okay, they’re not my target market but somehow my parents hadn’t realised that I set up a business coaching accountants when I sold Hudson Accountants three years ago. Perhaps I…

Accountancy

My confession about cash

In spite of doing all the right accounting entries and knowing how to do a cashflow forecast, like many small business owners, I still use my bank account to manage…

Accountancy

Underselling or underserving

Many of us are nervous of appearing too “salesy” but do we end up underserving our clients/customers as a result? Thinking back to a long lunch with a friend a…