Do you have what it takes?

In the UK last year 581,173 businesses were registered with Companies House, which is a massive increase on previous years. Not surprisingly, Greater London leads the charge for SME’s, but Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol and Glasgow also show a thriving entrepreneurial spirit. Although not all company registrations will result in the launch of a new business, [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ready for the weekend?

Successful entrepreneurs know that good habits don’t start on Monday and end on Friday. Entrepreneurs expect to work longer hours than anyone else, but they also know that they have to fuel that success. Here are some tips from successful entrepreneur Timothy Sykes, on how to use the weekend to your advantage. While researching to [...]

By | January 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Abacus Accountancy?

Why? Because we are not your average accountants. Think of us as your Virtual FD, on hand to discuss all areas of your business and advise on financial issues. We make it our business to know your business, inside out. We have just four simple packages, so all you have to do is pick the [...]

By | January 20th, 2016|Xero|0 Comments

Accountants aren’t just for tax returns

It's January, the time when everyone gets themselves in a tiz about their self-assessment tax return. But imagine you had someone on hand all year, not just January, keeping on top of your numbers, making sure you keep more of the money you earn rather than paying it in tax. These people do exist and [...]

By | January 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

#AskAbacus – Exit Strategies

It's ‪#‎AskAbacus‬ time folks. What is your long term plan for your business, are you in it for the long term or building a brand that will make your fortune. Here Paul talks about your "exit strategy", this time next year Rodders..... ;)   https://youtu.be/edFx3PPAync   @accabacus info@abacus-accountancy.com Abacus Accountancy on FaceBook

By | January 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do you have one?

“It’s always good to have a helping hand at the start. I wouldn’t have got anywhere in the airline industry without the mentorship of Sir Freddie Laker” [founder of Laker Airways]. Richard Branson. Finding the right mentor can make or break your business – it really is that important! A good mentor should be your critical friend [...]

By | January 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fail to plan, plan to fail!!

According to a recent study carried out by Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr), more than a quarter (26 per cent) of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) do not have a business plan in place before launching their enterprise. If this is you, then why not look at things from another angle and [...]

By | January 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

#AskAbacus – How To Become Paperless And More Efficient

At the top of all of our lists for a new year is to be more efficient. As a small business turning paperless is a huge step towards maximising efficiency. But this is often a scary prospect, especially when it comes to accounting and finance. With our ‪#‎AskAbacus‬ this week we hope we can help [...]

By | January 6th, 2016|Uncategorized, Xero|0 Comments

Six Simple Ways to Make 2016 Your Best Year in Business

Make 2016 your best year ever! Start 2016 with some new habits, strategies, and tactics for your business. Remember,the more you market, the more money you make, and that is always a good thing. Here are some simple ideas to implement now and kick off the year with focused marketing efforts. #1 Get Up Close [...]

By | January 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments