Accountancy

Things to think about when pricing

Whilst I would encourage people to value price where possible it is often more practical to quote fixed prices. Here are some of the things to consider when setting your…

Accountancy

What’s so special about 30 days?

What are your payment terms? Do you even have stated payment terms? Most businesses seem to opt for 30 days from the end of the month of invoice which means…

Accountancy

Making Tax Digital – ITSA

As we adapt to a post-Brexit world with Covid, accountants are also trying to look forward to the next phase of MTD (Making Tax Digital) for Income Tax and Self…

Accountancy

AC12 efficiency

I’m a Line of Duty fan and one of the things that really impresses me is their evidence packs. It’s like an enhanced audit file where everything they say has…

Accountancy

How can I save the world?

Nobody can deny that times are tough at the moment with the double whammy of Covid and Brexit to cope with but we should still spare a thought for our…

Accountancy

Dealing with criticism

It’s happened to all of us at some time. In spite of our best efforts we have been on the receiving end of some sort of criticism. Here are some…

Accountancy

Seeing the other side

I like information in order to make decisions. In order to understand both sides of an argument I need to ask questions. And I make my kids do the same.…

Accountancy

How to manage a 25 hour working week

Initially I chose a 25 hour working week in order to fit around my small kids. These days they’re teenagers and (in normal times) busy with their own lives but…

Accountancy

Charlie’s MOT reminders

Are they helpful or salesy? Charlie runs my local garage. As it’s just 15 minutes walk away it’s a convenient place to get my MOT done each year. And every…

Accountancy

How to separate amicably

… with the help of a shareholders’ agreement. A shareholders’ agreement is a bit like a pre-nuptial contract. I always encourage businesses with more than one director/shareholder to get one…