Our Latest Musings…
Here we comment on a variety of business topics, not just limited to accounting and tax. We welcome topic suggestions, so if you have a subject you’d like us to cover, please let us know!
A wise woman once said “Don’t eat your frog - outsource it!”. Whilst I have nothing against frogs, I’d prefer a pizza… So what stops us from outsourcing? The fear of unknown costs? The fear of being ripped off? The fear that we will spend as long...read more
Ok, so you’ve realised another tax year has ended. You've barely recovered from your scramble to submit your tax return on time in January, surely it's not time for all of this again? Every year you swear it will be different, but every year...read more
On 1st April 2017, changes to the Flat Rate Vat Scheme (FRS) will come into force. The Flat Rate VAT Scheme was designed to relieve the administrative burden on small businesses (with a turnover excluding VAT of less than £150,000) of...read more
Does the idea of selling terrify you? When you started up your business, you probably didn’t know you’d have to be a salesperson too! There are aspects of our work that take us out of our comfort zones, and for many, sales is one of them. We’ve...read more
After a very successful year which saw us achieve Finalist in both "Best Business to Business 2014" and "Best New Business 2014" at the Darlington Business Awards 2014, it's time for a short break. We would like to wish all clients, suppliers...read more
I read an article recently which discussed the term “mumpreneur”. I have to get it out there – I really don’t like it. It seems to be the new “it” term for describing a woman who has kids and also has her own business. Yes, I have two kids,...read more