In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – February 2015

In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – February 2015

Accounting The Cost Of Being Outside In The Cold   Have you read the health headlines lately? Apparently everything is going to get us at some time or another. The one that had us laughing was a warning to stay warm for the big freeze. All too often the simple pleasures, conveniences and familiarities, which seem [...]
Business Finance Junction – February 2015

Business Finance Junction – February 2015

Kung Hei Fat Choy! With its meaning of good things, the year of the goat/sheep, is upon us. Apparently, the tax system is costing businesses up to £10Bn in hidden costs each year, with SME’s bearing the brunt.  Research from the Association of Accounting Technicians of 500 businesses found SMEs spending around £9.9Bn compared to [...]
In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – January 2015

In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – January 2015

When The Cash Flow Is Akimbo The trouble with the Northern Hemisphere is it mostly kicks the year off with near glacial temperatures, a January rarely passes without freezing and unless you’re a business with a pallet or two containing snow shovels, gritting salt and other winter paraphernalia, it’s unlikely you’ll escape an adverse effect [...]
In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – November 2014

In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – November 2014

How Squeezing In Your Business Works Market trends continue to be inconsistent with the consequential effects showing a lack of consistency. No, really!?  Who’d have guessed? And then what happens with such elementary information during our times?  Yet more talk of the better business bastion: planning? Pleeeeze....Change the story! Shifts happened. Measuring returns on investments [...]
Business Finance Junction – February 2015

Business Finance Junction – October 2014

It’s anticipated that sometime during October the Government-run British Business Bank will unveil its first deal with a lender.  The scheme offers to share the risk of certain losses on a portfolio of new loans made to small and medium-size businesses. In effect the smaller banks (i.e. challenger banks) could be enabled to lend more [...]