Accountancy

Are you increasing your prices?

It’s annual price increase time here at Minerva Accountants. We usually increase prices each year by around inflation however, this year, we have suffered a disproportionate increase in software costs.…

Accountancy

90 day planning

A lot of businesses don’t bother with a business plan because things change and they’re out of date almost as soon as they are written.  I sympathise.   Although I do…

Business

36 percent

We submitted 36% of our self assessment returns in January! Last year I submitted only one in January so what changed? Well, I acquired Longhill Accounts in June and we…

Accountancy

HMRC do not make the law

HMRC do not make the law, they interpret it in the same way that accountants and tax advisers do. If we can’t agree on the interpretation then the courts will…

Business

New year clear out

You don’t have to wait until the new year to do it (see also Spring cleaning and back to school flurries of activity) but I do like an excuse for…

Business

Reusing content

Content creation takes both ideas and time so why not make the most of your content and save valuable time by using it in as many ways as possible. For…

Business

The beauty of integrated apps

As you know I’ve just been on holiday. We stayed in 3 different towns/cities on the edge of the map! I had to download three different German maps to my…

Accountancy

Success is not a solo sport

I like to think that I work hard but nothing that I have achieved has ever been done alone. Both Hudson Accountants and now Minerva Accountants owe a lot to…

Accountancy

Is remote working right for you?

Gone are the days of everybody in the office. Since covid most businesses operate some sort of hybrid system but I’ve been working remotely since 2017 and, although my old…

Business

How to tell if your prices are too low

If you’re crazy busy all of the time, not just at peak periods, then it is probably because your prices are too low. You can either increase prices to make…