Accountancy

Celebrating our successes

If you’ve been reading these tips for any length of time you’ll know that I am a great fan of celebrating our successes so that these positive memories remain with…

Business

Social media

This week I have been up in Scotland speaking about social media and how small businesses can use it to punch above their weight. It’s also a great way for…

Business

Money, money, money

Most small businesses fail because they run out of cash. It caught out a lot of people who couldn’t cope while they waited for covid funding came through. Hopefully we’ll…

Accountancy

Making Tax Digital for landlords

Landlords with rental income over £10,000pa, ie charging rent of just £834 per month, will have to join MTD ITSA (Making Tax Digital Income Tax Self Assessment). This means that…

Accountancy

How to increase your prices

Last week I talked about WHY you need to increase your prices but, less talked about is HOW you go about doing it. It’s a lot easier to talk about…

Business

Have you got the right priorities?

I’m the first person to remind you that you need to work ON your business as well as IN it and I will only take on coaching clients who agree…

Business

Do you set boundaries?

I work with a lot of people who are overwhelmed in their business as they have bitten off more than they can chew. When we start working together it soon…

Accountancy

Do you carry a condom on a first date?

I don’t know about you but I use social media for networking rather than selling. Like face to face networking I like to take my time to get to know…

Accountancy

How welcoming is your business?

I’m on holiday and the town I’m staying in has all sorts of churches in the centre. But the thing that strikes me is how uninviting some of them are.…

Business

Do you invest in yourself?

Several years ago I started speaking to promote my old accountancy business, Hudson Accountants. Like most people I hate public speaking but I went to a school that taught this…