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.
Managing a company is an incredibly complex endeavor. Your focus is likely divided between employee management, progressive ideas, bettering the business, and good old revenue. To strike a balance, and maintain sanity, among all of these concerns, it is incredibly important that you prioritize and figure out how to drive the employees to better the Read More…
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.
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.
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.
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.
THE centenary year of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) began this week with a grand launch event in Hong Kong, my home territory. Events will take place in more than 30 countries over the next 12 months, concluding in London in November 2004, the 100th birthday of ACCA. But it will not all Read More…
The chief executive of ACCA muses on why women are taking over and other matters