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Are Buying a Business? Don’t Forget Your Homework

With much of the legwork already done for you, buying a business that’s already operating would make sense for many budding entrepreneurs.  After completing the formalities of transferring ownership, you’ll be up and running in no time.  With an existing client base, staff, premises and brand, you could be making a decision you’ll never regret. […]
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More recently, biometric data, such as fingerprint or thumbprint scans, are being  used to verify someone’s identity.

13 small-business cyber-security tips

Updated: August 2021 If you own a small-business and think data-security is unavoidable, this article provides 13 small-business cyber-security-tips. Do you fear being hacked or losing customers’ personal information?  If you answered yes, you’re certainly not alone. 1. Norton’s Cyber Security Findings Norton’s 6th annual Cyber Safety Insights Report highlighted an alarming statistic.  It found […]
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Trusts Act 2019 – Trustee Responsibilities

Several important changes to how trusts operate now apply after the new Trusts Act 2019 (“Act”) took effect from 30 January 2021.  The Act imposes more obligations for settlors, trustees and beneficiaries.  Trustees should take action.  They should review the trusts they are responsible for to ensure they operate as intended and comply with the […]
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Unravelling Four Myths About Business Cash Flow

Running your own business can be exciting and rewarding but often presents its fair share of stress.  Often called the “silent killer” poor cash flow is one issue that causes more businesses to cease trading than anything else.   If you’re concerned with your cash flow, I’m about to share some practical advice to help you […]
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4 Ideas To Navigate Your Business Through A Recession

As the owner of a small business, you’ve no doubt experienced tough times at some point. Even if you haven’t, things could be slowing down due to the effects of Covid-19. Don’t worry though! Almost every business will go through rough patches at some point. This doesn’t reflect on you. Sometimes, things are just out […]
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7 Strategies To Avoid Exhaustion For New Businesses

Starting your own business might be one of the most thrilling and daunting steps you’ll ever take. At the start, you’ll feel driven to work late and on weekends because you want your new company to thrive. Over time, working too hard might cause burnout. You might even lose the passion you feel for your […]
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Budgeting and Forecasting Process Roadmap

Can your business succeed without a budgeting and forecasting process?  The answer is…probably, yes.   Good budgeting and forecasting processes are two important steps to skilfully run your business and achieve your financial goals.   The recent COVID-19 pandemic has put many businesses under significant financial pressure.  Here are nine ways to help you develop a simple […]
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