Last year I wrote a blog about the huge graduate job opportunity for employers if they tap in to the pool of graduates who are keen to get a job but can not do so.
Time to see if I was right!
At the moment we have a full-time role for a bookkeeper / accountant that may suit a graduate and we are going about the recruitment process in two ways. Make or buy.
Like many offices, we have a bottled water supplier and because I can see we may be moving office soon I contacted them to see how we could bring the contract to an end with a soft landing.
“My accountant is not pro-actively advising me in a practical sense” – was a comment made by a business owner who contacted us about changing their accounting and bookkeeping services.
It is not unfamiliar but, strangely, sticking for too long with a poor service provider is something that many companies manage to do and the result can be missed opportunities, wasted time, frustration and a loss of profit.
We have been expecting our rent to be increased because our building is being partially refurbished, but a 100% increase, to be implemented in one month’s time, was not what we were expecting at all.
What to do?
Companies have transactions that they repeat daily, monthly and throughout the year from which they make money. But do they make the money they think they’re making every time? Continue Reading
Management accounts are vitally important for every business.
Not having management accounts is simply not an option and yet we continue to see companies, some with multi-million turnovers, that have nothing like the management information they need to run their businesses.
Organise a management accounts makeover.
The EU late payment directive comes into force on March 16, 2013. Unlike much of the support for late payment this legislation appears to have teeth, so you should use it to bite back.
But make sure you pay your creditors in good time!