Category Archives: Accountant

Big Four Accountancy Firms could be Broken up

It’s not every day that the chairman of a major business says that he can’t deny, that he and the other three biggest players in the sector are an “oligopoly”. Yet that’s what the UK chairman of KPMG, Bill Michaels, told …

Read More 26th October 2018

How to stop your business dreams becoming business nightmares


When businesses go right, they can make your dreams come true.  But when they go wrong, all your nightmares can become real. That’s not over-stating the case, unfortunately. We’re talking lying-awake-watching-the-ceiling type of stuff here.  Waking up with heart pounding …

Read More 22nd February 2018

How much should an accountant cost your business?

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How much should an accountant cost?  Not an unreasonable question to ask yourself. After all, we should always keep an eye on our business costs, and ensure we’re not paying more than we should have to. The basic rule of …

Read More 19th February 2018

When’s the best time to move your bookkeeping to Xero?


Xero has many benefits, but a question we often get asked is: when’s the best time to move to it? Our new clients recognise the many benefits of Xero – ease of use, eliminating errors in your bookkeeping, keeping costs …

Read More 15th February 2018