What is working from home relief?

What is working from home relief?

Working from home relief = FREE CASH Due to the current pandemic, many businesses have been working from home this year (ours included). It looks like those who can work from home will be until March 2021 at the earliest. We have also seen a change in attitude towards flexible working. It has become the … Read more

What are the new business support schemes for covid-19?

What are the new business support schemes for covid-19?

What are the new business support schemes for covid-19? Yesterday the government announced more support for businesses and the self-employed. This blog takes you through the announcements and what it means for your business. On the one hand, it is great to see the government making available this help. But this probably means we will … Read more

How do I guarantee the quality of work when outsourcing?

How do I guarantee the quality of work when outsourcing?

Do you worry about outsourcing work because you don’t think the quality will be the same as you’re getting now? Do you worry that the outsourcer won’t be in line with your company’s cultural values? Do you worry that you won’t be in control of the process and that you might end up having to … Read more

How do I adjust staff working patterns?

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Whether it is staggering start and finish times to reduced prolonged contact time, introducing short term working due to reduced business needs or flexible working to enable employees to meet child care commitments, a number of employers are having to think differently about how their business operates and the working patterns of their employees. Whilst … Read more

How to get back in control of your workload

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For many of us, Covid has caused a wave of work or we’re experiencing challenges with everyone working remotely and there’s just too much day-to-day work that needs to be done. This is an issue that needs to be nipped in the bud quickly so here’s how to get back in control of your workload … Read more

How to change your Mindset to trade through a recession

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The global pandemic has hit everyone hard, the knock-on effects of which will be ongoing for the years to come. So how do we make it through? How can we keep trading successfully through the recession? While there are many changes and improvements you can make, the most underrated one by far is your mindset. … Read more

How to get your distractions under control

How to get distractions under control

How many times are you distracted during an average workday? Once, five times, ten times? Now, multiple this by 25. You’ve probably heard this productivity statistic before – that it takes an average of about 25 minutes to return to the task at hand after you’ve been distracted – so imagine just how much time … Read more

4 ways to recession-proof your business

How to make your business recession proof

Unless you have somehow managed to avoid the headlines, I’m sure you’re quite aware that a deep dark recession is coming our way. In fact, it’s practically knocking on our doors. As if this isn’t bad enough, the knock-on effect is causing issues too; relentless client queries being a big one. So how can we … Read more

What does the update from Rishi mean for my business?

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Yesterday the chancellor delivered his Winter Economy Plan to the nation. And whatever the colour of your politics this was good news for small business owners. And many an accountant will be having a cheeky drink or 2 to celebrate the end of ‘Furlough’. In this blog you will find the key headlines and how … Read more

How to adapt your marketing to turbulent times

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Every business is on a three-step journey: survive, adapt, and thrive. Before COVID-19 hit, many were adapting or had adapted and were thriving, only to be thrown backwards to tread water once it did. With the effects of the pandemic still causing havoc, business owners now need to adapt to move from ‘surviving’ to ‘thriving’ … Read more