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Marginal gains in business…

2018-02-07T16:34:29+00:00February 7th, 2018|Latest News|

The concept of ‘marginal gains’ is usually associated with cycling, after it was introduced – with great success - by Sir Dave Brailsford when he became Performance Director of British Cycling. Brailsford’s idea was to break down riding a bike into component parts, and then make a small improvement in each. He believed that if just [...]

Xero tips and Tricks: Managing purchase invoices paperlessly in Xero

2018-01-11T16:31:12+00:00January 11th, 2018|Latest News, Xero tips and tricks|

In our ‘Xero Tips and Tricks’ articles we share details of Xero features that WILL genuinely benefit our clients. In this article, we offer a practical guide for using Xero to manage purchase invoices paperlessly. Purchase invoices are the invoices that you receive from suppliers (i.e. invoices to pay). Going paperless with your bookkeeping may require [...]

Technology in Business…Top 5 Benefits

2018-01-08T12:11:58+00:00January 8th, 2018|Latest News|

We are wholehearted embracers of technology…and we encourage our clients to be the same. This isn’t because we’re being paid by some big tech corporation to promote their products (we’re not)…it’s because we’ve seen and experienced the advantages first-hand! So, please read on for the top 5 benefits of embracing technology in business (in our opinion). On [...]

Xero tips and tricks: Tracking director expenses using the mobile app

2017-12-12T10:12:14+00:00December 12th, 2017|Latest News, Xero tips and tricks|

Xero has many features to be discovered and loved (if you’re able to feel that strongly about accounting software)! One such feature - which we regularly recommend to our clients – is the ability to record expenses using the mobile app. An expense claim is a receipt from personal spending that needs to be reimbursed by [...]

Gin review: Batch…

2017-12-07T11:07:31+00:00December 7th, 2017|Latest News|

We don't want our blogs to be about 'the next big thing in the world of accountancy'...and we suspect you don't want that either! So, each month, we will share details of one of our favourite, tried and tested gins. BATCH Batch is a relatively new, and local gin...handcrafted in Burnley and available since 2014. Our interest was [...]

Add-on software of the month: VEND

2017-11-29T10:11:17+00:00November 29th, 2017|Latest News|

As you may already know - or will very soon realise - we are BIG fans of Xero (cloud accounting software). Xero is not just an awesome tool for managing your business' finances. Due to the huge range of apps that can be integrated (there are over 500 in the Xero app marketplace), it offers a comprehensive solution for ALL of your [...]