Why your accountant is the mentor you didn’t know you needed

A business mentor can provide guidance and support, so you make the right decisions and stay focused on the end goal as a business owner. They can also help you move forward in your career by providing advice and feedback on what steps to take to reach the pinnacle of success. But have you ever […]

How can AI help your business?

AI for business

It’s important to be aware of new technology that could help your efficiency in any business. We’re used to companies using cloud systems, integrated apps and online solutions to maximise efficiency and data integration. But what can artificial intelligence could add to the mix? How does artificial intelligence work in a business context? Artificial intelligence […]

Business plant and equipment: Buy or lease?

Business plant and equipment.

When your business needs new plant or equipment, what’s the best choice – buy or lease? The answer will depend on your specific circumstances, but there are some basic considerations that can help you weigh up the options. The advantages of buying Buying gives you certainty and ownership, at a higher upfront price, but a […]

Hiring employees who share your core values

Outsourced Fractional CFO Services

At the beginning of your startup journey, you and your co-founders will be in charge of selecting and hiring the key members of your new team. The people you choose will identify with your core aims for the business and will (usually) share your core values too. For example, if being green is a key […]

5 tips goal-setting tips for 2023

Whether you want to grow your business or take more time for yourself, these goal-setting tips can help you achieve your long-term plans. Think big! – What do you want from your life – and how can your business help you achieve that? Think about next year and beyond; what does your business look like in […]

How to stay competitive in your industry

It’s difficult to make your business stand out from the crowd, especially in the 21st century digital environment where businesses large and small are competing for the same customers. Remaining competitive is vital for any business. If you stay ahead of your competitors and hang onto your customer base, your sales stay stable and your […]

Review the year that’s been and plan for the year ahead

What are your business goals for the year ahead? The beginning of a new calendar year is an excellent time to review the year just finished and reflect on what worked, what didn’t, what you’d like to change and new things you’d like to implement. Last year, there were inescapable impacts on businesses, with some […]