Category: Business Finance

Business New Year’s Resolutions

Posted on 19 Dec, 2012

New Year’s resolutions are not just for our personal lives. If we make them for our businesses, having thought carefully about what went right and what went wrong over the last year, they can help improve profitability and drive success in the future. Here are[...]

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Tips for Trading Over the Christmas Period

Posted on 7 Dec, 2012

Christmas can be a difficult period for many businesses, either representing a significant lull in activity, or the busiest time of the year. Whichever situation you find yourself in, a few simple tips can help you to navigate the festive season. Plan Ahead The most important thing to ensure is that you know how the […]

Basics of Corporation Tax

Posted on 29 Nov, 2012

Calculation of corporation tax is not a process with which most entrepreneurs have significant experience. It is, nonetheless, important to understand a company’s obligations to pay this tax, and the different rates which apply to small and large businesses. Corporation tax is paid by almost all limited companies, and is assessed on the basis of […]

How to Spot a Business Problem Before it’s Too Late

Posted on 20 Nov, 2012

Many business problems are spotted only months after they first start to seriously affect a company’s prospects in the marketplace. By this time, any solution is generally expensive, and requires significant investment of time and effort by the business’ owners. Truly wise entrepreneurs invest a small fraction of that time into spotting issues before they […]

Managing vs Outsourcing Your Sales Ledger

Posted on 16 Nov, 2012

Sales ledger management is a business function which many small companies find difficult. The project management skills required to perform credit control functions adequately do not necessarily form part of the competencies required for entrepreneurs to start a business. For this reason, many start up companies choose to outsource their sales ledger, with the most […]

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