I’ve just re-read Richard Denny’s fantastic book ‘Selling to Win’, in which he mentions a time management technique that I learnt many, many years ago from an old boss of mine.
Many business owners step onto the scene bright eyed and bushy tailed, only to be stunted by the realisation that running a business is really hard work. One of the main problems business owners come up against is how to deal with their finances. This can cover a wide range of things relating to money, Read More…
I live in a block of four flats with a share of the freehold. We manage the service charges ourselves. One leaseholder has refused to pay his service charges because the annual accounts have not been audited. Can he withhold payment?
IT IS the £200,000-a-year job nobody wants. For the second time in less than two years, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has hired a chief executive only to see him resign before even starting the job.
It is budget day and the nation’s accountants will be out in their droves, bless ’em. Whether it’s holding the hands of anxious clients or heading for a TV studio to explain George Osborne’s latest inheritance tax reforms, Britain’s beancounters will be energetically earning their corn.
The chief executive of ACCA muses on why women are taking over and other matters
A retired PwC accountant is facing an investigation into his audit work in the lead-up to the collapse of a London-listed outsourcing business five years ago.
Two years ago, Mitchel Galvin started a fashion business from a spare room in his parents’ home, armed with £300, a handful of designs and some blank T-shirts. Now the company, Nicce London, has sales of £2.5 million, 12 staff and deals to supply Asos, Topman and more than 100 independent retailers.