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

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…

Accountancy

How do you eat an elephant?

… One bite at a time. Or so the saying goes. How do you complete a big project? One step at a time. Whether completing a tax return, growing your…

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

Why a good bookkeeper is worth their weight in gold

Modern software makes the data entry element of bookkeeping much easier so that small businesses can do more of their own bookkeeping and keep their costs down. They can use…

Accountancy

Who are Minerva Accountants?

When I sold my first practice and was approached by fellow accountants and bookkeepers to mentor them on their own journey it was because I had proven practical experience. It’s…