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Is business your route to personal wealth?

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Whatever type of business you run, we love to assist ambitious business owners.

Personal
wealth is increasingly being created within successful businesses. 94% of the
people on last year’s Rich List were self-made. Technology is producing some of
the fastest growing businesses and personal fortunes.

Want more good news? Analysis by the Syndicate Room found that the 506 start-ups examined grew […]

What’s the best way to keep your customer happy and remain profitable?

How hard do you work to make a disgruntled client a delighted client?” asks Paul Shrimpling in his latest ‘business bitesize’ newsletter. That great question, supported by fresh research insights, and practical advice from Paul got my mind buzzing early this morning. We all know that a happy and loyal customer can be a profitable customer. Paul’s advice is especially […]

Tax relief on plant and machinery

Up to £1,000,000 of investment in plant and machinery by businesses may be eligible for tax relief. The minimum eligible investment is £200,000.

This is a temporary arrangement which is designed to encourage business investment by accelerating tax relief.

The investment can be paid from business cash or borrowed funds.

The timing of the investment can affect the amount of tax relief.

Only certain […]

Who else wants to transform business results?

 

You know you have created a good business plan, but the results are disappointing. Sure, the team has made some progress, but just not enough. It’s frustrating trying to get your plan implemented.

Why does this happen?

What could you do to increase your chance of success?

It’s sobering to recall that we all have the same 24 hours per day, but some […]

You have less than one month to get ready for Making Tax Digital

On the 1st April 2019, almost all VAT-registered businesses will be required by HMRC to make digital VAT returns every quarter. Is your business ready? 

You could invest in new digital accounting software and staff training, or you could relieve your business of the entire processing burden by outsourcing all your bookkeeping and VAT Return work to ad+ Chartered Accountants.

We regularly receive […]

Need a new accountant before your next VAT Return?

You can switch to ad+ Chartered Accountants quickly and easily. We can take care of everything for you.  Normally, we can transfer all your bookkeeping and accounting records in time for your next VAT Return. If you need a new accountant, have a look around our web site, or get in touch. We are always happy to chat with ambitious […]

How your business could benefit from Make Tax Digital

The HMRC requirement to Make Tax Digital starts in April for most VAT-registered businesses.

Your business could benefit from this requirement if you redesign your bookkeeping, accounting, and management information processes in such way that you take advantage of the facility to automate much of the day-to-day bookkeeping work, and you get your accountant to prepare custom-made management accounts templates within […]

Keeping your plan numbers up-to-date with changes in market conditions

Whether the change is good or bad, you must adjust your implementation action steps to keep in line with those changes. For example, recently, there’s been Brexit, trade wars, China’s slowdown, digitization, 3D printing, and any number of new competitors. Any one of these could render your implementation plans out of date and ineffective.

Another aspect of business that is changing […]

  • People and Performance

People and Performance

The next section in our improving results series looks at people and performance. Perhaps it would be more accurate to say, how people are managed and the performance of that team of people.

As a business owner, you may have felt that some employees just don’t give it their all. They are not fully committed. They just turn up and do […]

  • What’s your ROI on digital marketing?

What’s your ROI on digital marketing?

A new research report confirms what I, and many others, have suspected. Namely, that during the last five years, it has become more difficult to maintain market visibility, customer loyalty, and a flow of referrals from clients.  The non-stop tidal way of marketing massages is making it harder to generate new business enquiries through all forms of marketing, including via […]