3 Areas where small businesses can learn from the large Corporates

Although it is the financials which will tell you if you are achieving success in your business, the route to success is through understanding yourself and your people. The corporates have been around for longer and are further on in the journey so there is much which can be learned from them, especially if you […]

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5 Questions SME’s should be asking their Accountant

So its that time again and it’s time to speak to your accountant about the results for your business. This may often be a one way conversation where he tells you some key headlines and you nod and agree or maybe you come away feeling that you should have got more from the meeting. I have put together 5 questions which […]

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How to avoid increasing sales but lower profit margins

It was interesting today to read that Dominos Pizza are reporting an increase in sales but lower profits. This is a surprisingly common feature of companies who chase top line growth. What things then can you do to ensure that that Increased profits follow increased sales:   1: Forecast for all eventualities. Profit margins are often hit by […]

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6 ways to get more from your Finance Department

Are you getting what you need from your Finance department or are you making do? If you feel the information you are getting from your finance department is not helping you with the day to day running of your business try considering asking in a different way. The following ways will help you to ensure that you are […]

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Why SMEs need to understand the importance of Good Financial Management

Many businesses, especially start-ups shy away from the financials of their business. Accountants more and more are trying to encourage companies to take more interest in their financials as we know that the company who understands its financial numbers has a better chance of success than one who delegates or hides from the figures. As […]

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