Generating leads is the biggest challenge faced by many business owners, and having a decent marketing plan is crucial to success. And if you want more enquiries, leads and sales, that means investing in more marketing. If you’ve never attempted any marketing of your business, creating...

The purpose of a business is to make money, and that means you have to know the difference between profit and cash flow. Net profit is what you have left after you deduct all your business expenses from all your revenue. You change net profit only...

Not all business owners want to grow their business. Some may just want to regain control. Afterall, your business is there to serve you; you shouldn’t be a slave to it. So, how do you regain that much needed control? There are three essential tools all...

Whatever your business, it’s likely that COVID-19 will be impacting you.  You may be dealing with stock shortages, exporting issues, disrupted travel plans or a sales downturn due to tourist drop off.  The key now is to plan ahead for this disruption. Here is a summary of...

We all want to save time, money and stress! And at Abacus, this is something we belive in passionately.Our clients enjoy having more money and time to spend on important things outside of their business, along with less stress. Is your business stifling your freedom? Being...

As the director in a limited company, dividend payments are the usual way for you to take money out of the company – and see a financial return on your investment into the company. Dividend payments made to the company’s shareholders when the business has made...

What exactly is a forecast? Well, for centuries, accounting was all about reviewing historic information – but that only told you about the past, not what was going to happen in the future. If you’re only looking back at past periods and historic numbers, that limits...

With the tax rules and regulations changing on a regular basis, it may be advisable to seek advice from an accountant to check you are paying the correct amount of tax; as either an individual or as a company. This can avoid any potential nasty...