There is no single way to market a business. A company can utilise mainly traditional marketing methods like print advertising, radio and television, and direct mail. Likewise, a company’s priorities could lean more toward online marketing. This would involve things like social media and content marketing. Combination strategies are also possible.
Accountants and bookkeepers using the Xero platform have access to an invaluable tool for managing and categorising bank transactions. It is called ‘cash coding’. The cash coding tool is a streamlined, easy-to-use tool that combines a number of useful functions in a single space that is both intuitive and efficient.
As a small business owner, you have a lot of options for accounting software. You can even handle your accounting with a paper ledger if you want. But let’s face it, some accounting solutions are better than others. We submit that Xero is among the best solutions out there.
Among the most talked about accountancy news these days is the Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT scheme set to go into effect in April 2019. VAT-registered companies meeting a certain threshold will be required to start reporting VAT digitally from then. The question is, how many qualifying companies are actually ready for implementation of MTD for VAT?
A decade after the global financial crisis shook SMEs to their core, businesses are finally emerging from a more conservative approach to business funding. They are embracing the risks associated with debt in order to grow and expand. Tens of billions of pounds are now being lent annually as financial institutions are approving eight out of every 10 applications.
At More Than Accountants, an online accountants, our new approach to growth within accounting is helping businesses throughout the UK reach their full potential by taking many of the mundane tasks of accountancy off them. We are the only online accountant to offer monthly bookkeeping and monthly management accounts as standard and this would not be possible without the use of online software such as Xero and our custom built systems that run alongside. Read more
Understanding and studying consumer behavior can eventually convert to sales. However, most salespersons cannot convert sales, only just a few can. You scratch your head and ask yourself why. This is because there is an idea that ONLY 8% of sales people get 80% of the sales. Written in this article are the reasons why this is true, mistakes you should prevent to commit, and things you can do to make it in that 8% bracket. Read more
With the implementation of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT looming, it’s becoming increasingly more apparent that the new digital system for managing VAT is not going to be everything HMRC promised. In fact, reality promises to be a bit more challenging than the original vision of MTD for VAT. Many accountants are not ready for Making Tax Digital however every client at More Than Accountants are fully compliant.
You run a car dealership in a city with plenty of competition. All of the marketing experts you talk to tell you the same things: get on social media, send out e-mails, do a monthly newsletter, and make your website responsive. But is that all there is? Not by a long shot.
Auto-enrolment was considered an important protection for lower paid workers when it was first announced a few years ago. Now that the vast majority of companies addressed by auto-enrolment have complied with the law, there is growing concern that the same people helped by auto-enrolment are now being hurt by unfair application of pension tax relief. A number of accountancy news stories reveal calls for the government to change things.