Seven Ways To Get the Most from Business Networking

Seven Ways To Get the Most from Business Networking

Networking has become one of those overused buzzwords that can make us cringe. But if you’re self-employed or a small business owner, you can’t afford to ignore the opportunities and benefits networking can offer. Whilst typical networking events are basically speed dating for business, they can feel very contrived. Plus, everyone in that room is…

illustration of man using calculator to check finances Is the Bank Referral Scheme Damaging Small Business Growth

Is the Bank Referral Scheme Damaging Small Business Growth?

The Bank Referral Scheme (BRS) was passed into UK law by the Government as part of the Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Act 2015. It made it mandatory for banks who have rejected requests for finance from businesses to share this information on. It’s designed so that the businesses could be connected with alternative sources…

Pandle at Accountex 2019

Working For the Needs of Accountants at Accountex 2019

When we attended Accountex last year in 2018, one of the buzz subjects of the event was around helping clients use bookkeeping software for Making Tax Digital (MTD). We know from experience that a client’s lack of bookkeeping experience can sometimes lead to weird and wonderful entries, which can take a fair amount of time…