Get the weed sprayer onto your business processes

Hamish Mexted Business Strategy & Planning, Time Saving & Processes

For many businesses, internal processes and accounting systems grow a bit like a weed.  In the beginning they’re relatively straight forward, easy to manage and simple to follow.  However over time, like weeds, the number of processes grows.  They spread into areas you didn’t want to them to go, their management becomes harder and untangling them becomes close to impossible. …

Accounting doesn’t have to be gobbledygook

Hamish Mexted Accounting & Compliance

We know numbers, accounting and tax can sound like gobbledygook.  However with a little bit of knowledge, and a Chartered Accountant that speaks your language, you’ll be able to use the information in your financial accounts to help you build a better business. Three quick tips: 1. Debtor day calculation Your accounts can tell you how long, on average, it …

Build your business over the holidays

Hamish Mexted Business Strategy & Planning

The holiday break is a great time to take stock and identify where you’re heading over the coming twelve months.  We’re big on using the break, and time away from emails, phone calls and customers to update our business plan.  By revising your plan and setting new targets for the coming twelve months, you’ll start the New Year off with …

Taxman and your Summer Break

Hamish Mexted Reducing Tax

The summer break can be hard on cashflow for many businesses.  Zero sales over the close down period coupled with paying staff annual leave and increased holiday expenses make it a testing time for many business owners.  Throw in the taxman and a business can be in trouble quicker than the fat man down a chimney. First up, most employers …