Got your head in the clouds?
I was chatting to our marketing chap recently, and in conversation he said that he relies totally on the cloud his business. Now this interested me greatly as I’ve heard a lot of people mention it and thought it would be good to find out more. For instance what does the term “cloud computing” mean,…Read More
Marketing – What’s it’s all about and what does it mean?
Every business is involved in marketing – admittedly a lot may think they aren’t, but they are! Everything you do in your business involves marketing – whether it’s the way your staff answer the phones; the wording on the invoices you send out; the way you attract new customers; how you deal with your existing…Read More
We can all learn from King Kenny!
As some of you will know, I love football, and you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to guess that my team is Liverpool! Love em! Can’t get enough of them! At the weekend, I was reflecting on what’s happened to the Reds over the last few months and how Liverpool have performed since…Read More
Ways to Improve Your Cash Flow
We all know how vital it is to control the flow of cash in and out of your business. Here is a brief list of 5 things that can help you improve your cash flow in the short term. 1. Invoice accurately and on time Everyone makes mistakes – we are only human after all.…Read More
Business Networking – Have you tried it?
I get lots of emails inviting me to various networking events. Lots of them seem to be breakfast meetings held in local hotels i.e. you pay a few pound for breakfast and are introduced to various members. I’ve never attended one of these events, and was wondering if any of you have? If so, what…Read More
Proud to be a Chartered Accountant
Now, as a lot of you know I’m not one for blowing my own trumpet, but having read an article recently about an unqualified accountant, I felt it appropriate to do so! Take a look at this article from the Nottingham Post http://bit.ly/fDZAlV You may not know this but, anyone can call themselves an accountant…Read More
Increase your Productivity – Use 2 Monitors
I’m always amazed at how you can never stop learning! I had a meeting with one of my clients recently – an informal chat over a cup of tea. I couldn’t help but notice the two massive 27 inch monitors fixed on his desk, creating plastic wall of plasma between us. My client told me…Read More
SMEs: Tax breaks too complicated
Have a read of this when you get chance from the website www.smallbusiness.co.uk. The website itself gives lots of useful advice for small businesses on a wide range of subjects, such as technology, banking, marketing etc. Research of 950 small businesses by the Finance & Leasing Association has found that tax breaks designed to help…Read More
One in five small businesses rate accountants as their most valued business advisers
Just read an interesting article from a recent survey by http://www.unbiased.co.uk which says that one in five small businesses rate accountants as their most valued business advisers! It’s great that that are external sources which reinforce something you have been adhering to for a long time. As you know, Keenans prides itself on the fact…Read More
Countdown to the New Football Season
Now call me sad – I don’t care, but I can’t wait for the new season to begin. Now before anyone emails me, yes, I’m disappointed that Blackpool aren’t in Premiership anymore!!!! My boys will be playing Sunderland at home on the 13th, and I’m eager to see if King Kenny will build on the…Read More