Solvency Ratios

We are currently entering a period of economic downturn, in this climate it is more important than ever to check the solvency of other businesses before dealing with them. There are a number of solvency ratios but they all have a common purpose – to measure business...

How to win salesperson of the year

Invariably in preparing for a sales presentation the question comes up – “Just how am I going to convey to these clients that what I have to offer will suit their needs best?” These tips will help you create a winning pitch. Know your prospect It is vital that...

Form A Strategic Alliance

Looking for a smart way to grow your small business? A strategic alliance may be the answer. A strategic alliance is essentially an agreement, formal or informal, to combine efforts with another business. The project may range from leveraging better prices from...

What is your business worth?

If you are planning to sell your business it’s clearly an advantage to have an objective idea of what it is worth. Remember though ultimately a business is worth what a buyer is willing to pay, it’s easy for a seller to undervalue and lose out in the deal, or to...

Good news for those working from home

Working from home allowance You may be interested to learn that HMRC have increased the tax free allowance that employers can pay their employees if they are required to work from home. The allowance is intended to compensate employees for the additional costs of home...