The Do’s and Don’ts of pricing in a recession

No matter how big or successful your company is, maintaining business throughout a recession is hard. With fluctuating demands, losses in sales and competitive price drops, the whole experience can feel like a rollercoaster ride. So how do you survive the economic chaos? To help guide you through, we’ve created a comprehensive list of pricing … Read more

How accountants can make you look good

When you as a business owner think of an accountant, you think of taxes, financial reporting, or loan applications. While this is all correct, it is just the beginning!  Accountants may be the frontrunners when it comes to your finances, but we can offer so much more than that. One of our most valuable offerings … Read more

Setting KPIs for your business: 6 tips

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KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) are metrics that tell you if what you’re doing is working or not. As you can imagine, this makes them incredibly important for productivity and business growth. How do you know that you’re on the right track to achieving your goals if you don’t measure progress? How do you know that … Read more

How to attract the right clients (ones who value what you do)

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I heard this saying recently, “you get the clients you deserve.” At first, I wasn’t sure what it meant so I dug a little deeper, but my conclusion was and still is, that this is 100% true. Think about it, if you’re accepting low-paying, nit-picky clients and you’re not setting their expectations for how you … Read more

3 hacks for embracing change in the workplace!

Embracing change is the secret to business growth. It allows us to learn how to do things better and adapt to survive, which is an essential skill in today’s economy! This is easier said than done though. We all like our comfort zones, and it can be really difficult to break out of them. Then, … Read more

10 tactics to make sure your invoices get paid.

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Wouldn’t life be simple if you could guarantee that your invoice would get paid on time every time? Sadly, this isn’t always the reality. With the economy coming out of recession, there is a very clear and present danger that your business invoices may not get paid in a timely fashion. Here are our best … Read more

4 Productivity Tips To Kickstart Your New Year!

4 Productivity Tips From 1 Accounts To Kickstart Your New Year

Many people find it hard to return to work after the long Christmas and New Year slowdown, but the pandemic has slowed many people down to a halt. It may take longer than normal for some people to return to their usual productivity levels – but why stop at “usual” when things are unusual? Why … Read more

How do I make more money without spending a penny!

If you’ve lost clients due to the Covid-19 pandemic, you are not the only one. Countless businesses have lost a substantial amount of revenue, some of which have been forced to declare bankruptcy or shut their doors for good. When we lose clients, it can be tempting to jump back on the sales horse and … Read more

How to build your business (not your workload)

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If you want to build your business (not your workload) and you want to spend time on doing the things that will actually grow your business, you need to stop being a ‘busy fool.’ This means no more firefighting through the days and spending most of your time doing things that don’t contribute to your … Read more

How to handle a client enquiry: the 4 step-guide

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How you handle a client enquiry can determine whether that prospect converts into a lead or whether they go elsewhere. It’s true, we all remember first impressions. To help you make the best first impression that you can, here is a solid sales process that you should follow. Step 1: get their contact details Your … Read more