Inflation is creating more entrepreneurs

Inflation is creating more entrepreneurs

A need for additional income is motivating people to start their own businesses. As UK inflation hits a 40-year high of over 9%, more and more people are starting their own businesses. New technology such as online payment systems, digital marketing tools and free...
Recruitment challenges

Recruitment challenges

Why is it so difficult to hire people at the moment? Workers quit or changed jobs in their thousands during the so called “great resignation” of 2021. Resignations reached record highs last year, but this isn’t because people left the labour force. Instead, they...
Building a purposeful brand

Building a purposeful brand

Creating a purposeful brand is key to building a loyal customer base. Brand purpose is the reason for the brand to exist beyond making money. A truly purposeful brand will derive its purpose from the product or the service itself. Spotify is a good example. Their...
How much is my business worth?

How much is my business worth?

This is a question many of our clients want answering! The truth is it depends on a range of factors and any valuation is only useful as a guide for planning forward. The ultimate value of a business is the price a willing buyer is prepared to pay for it. The...
Cash Flow management is key in a turbulent economy

Cash Flow management is key in a turbulent economy

Do you agree?  Most of our other clients do.  In this economy cash is king and managing your cash flow is more important than ever. If you are concerned about the future of your business, then take some time to reflect on where you are and what could happen in the...
Trading Losses – Carry Back or Carry Forward?

Trading Losses – Carry Back or Carry Forward?

In the March 2021 Budget, it was announced that the normal one year carry back for trading losses would be extended to three years. That means that many businesses that have made losses during the COVID-19 pandemic may be able to obtain a repayment of tax paid in that...
Develop your customer engagement strategy

Develop your customer engagement strategy

Customer engagement is earned through trust and over time. Customer engagement is all about attracting and influencing customers in order to capture and retain their attention. Good communication is the foundation of any customer engagement strategy. As more and more...
Business resilience in these tough times

Business resilience in these tough times

Millions of households are facing a rise in energy costs, alongside increases in the cost of council tax, water bills and other utilities and there is a warning of fresh energy bill price rises in October. Energy prices have been affected by the Ukraine war and...
What to do with your savings?

What to do with your savings?

Saving used to be the foundation of good financial management. Putting cash away to deal with emergencies, or to build up a cash sum for anything from a deposit on a first home to our old age was the first step to financial security. The banks and building societies...
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