Bill Green Award for Entrepreneurial Spirit

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the 2017 Bill Green Award for Entrepreneurial Spirit. The Bill Green Award for Entrepreneurial Spirit is given by the Young Business Group to local businesses which have demonstrated a desire to succeed and the ambition, vision and drive to turn ideas into a successful business. We don’t just see ourselves as entrepreneurs, …

Starting a business – checklist

If you’re starting a new business there’s lots to think about. Sometimes it can be hard to keep track of what you need to do and when. This starting a business checklist includes the most important tasks to get you started. All businesses start with an idea. But you’ll need more than an idea to make your business dream a …

How to structure a business

We are often asked by start ups and sole traders about incorporation and the best way to structure a business.  The answer is not simple and there are several things to think about. We have outlined the three main ways to structure a business and tried to explain the key differences as well as the advantages and disadvantages. Sole trader; …

The 10 Question Bookkeeping Review: Is it time for a change?

It’s always good to have regular reviews of all aspects of the different components of your business – online marketing, logistics, business development, sales approaches, staffing and of course, bookkeeping. In business we should never get caught up in the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” mindset, rather we should strive to move the business forward. Many of my …