Accounting For Small Business Success

Who does the accounting in your small business? I’m worried it might be you.  Do you have the time, the aptitude, the enthusiasm, the acumen?   You’ve got choices then, haven’t you?   Either get good at it or get someone else to do it. Having a good system for controlling the finances in your business is paramount. Do you invoice promptly and collect money owed to you efficiently? Do you do your expenses at the end of every month without fail? Do you know how to reconcile your bank account and why that’s important? Do you know how much money you have in […]

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How To Be Successfully Self-Employed

Working for yourself is full of surprises and delights.   Well, I had better be truthful from the get-go, not all the surprises are delightful, but you probably guessed that?   And one woman’s suprise is another’s nasty shock e.g. VAT and accounts, filing and all the other associated business admin chores. But let’s start with the delights.   No commuting No boss Choose your own hours Work in your pyjamas Only work with people you like Add your own here Some of those can become a double-edged sword.   No commuting saves time, money and inconvenience but my experience is that homeworkers actually […]

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