Category Archives: Small Business Confidence

It’s good to talk

The end of June saw the annual CIMA Member in Practice Conference. You may not have any idea what that is but suffice to say it involves lots of accountants getting together for a two day shindig. Your next thought … Continue reading

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Master your Business Finances

If you are interested in mastering your business finances perhaps you would like to download the interview I did with Alan Philpott of Glastonbury FM.

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Welcome to 2017!

After a fairly turmultuous 2016, a year which was surprising and sometimes shocking, what will the new year bring? If 2016 has taught us anything it is that it pays to expect the unexpected! In the next couple of years … Continue reading

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And the spectacle continues!

I know I have gone on a bit (or a lot) about the events in Rio but I have just been blown away by the team GB success. I promise this article is the last time I will mention the … Continue reading

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Wow – what a spectacle!

As Chad Le Clos’s father Bert would say it was ‘unbelievable’. The Rio Olympics was fabulous for Team GB and nearly everyone I have spoken to has been glued to the TV watching their exploits. Of course there were the … Continue reading

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Change is coming – like it or not!

Whether you voted to remain or leave the EU, the fact is that we are all now OUT! I don’t know about you but I don’t really know what a Britain outside of the EU will look like. Certainly in … Continue reading

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Good day, sunshine!

How many of us are thrilled that the sun is finally starting to put in an appearance. I certainly am! Don’t we feel better about our businesses when the sun shines? But what tangible effect does the weather really have on most … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

2016 was the 130th anniversary of the Punxsutawney Groundhog day. As some of us will know on 2nd February each year Punxsutawney Phil – the Groundhog in question – comes out of his hole and either sees a shadow or … Continue reading

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Two’s company – or even three!

As a small business owner marketing can be hard work and expensive. Whether you are going down the networking route, doing presentations, or marketing yourself through more traditional methods, such as adverts, it takes time and money to do it … Continue reading

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What’s your plan for 2016?

Well, the new year is just around the corner, but do you have a robust plan for the year ahead? Unfortunately for many small business owners the answer is a resounding “No” – or, “yes, it’s in my head”, which … Continue reading

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