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A recipe for success.. the Velocity way6 September 2017Dai argues that financial success is much the same as success in the kitchen: follow the steps and the cake is bound to rise.
Video: Where Did My Money Go?6 September 2017Unsure where your profits are hiding? Learn as Hamish goes over the importance of taking to your Balance Sheet to discover where your seemingly hidden profits are hiding. Click here to access the e-book.
Video: Provisional Tax and its impact on Working Capital28 July 2017Confused about Provisional Tax, and how it can impact your Working Capital? Learn as Hamish goes over what you should be paying, and how you can make Prov Tax work for your business.
The Mandatory First Step in Creating a Personal Budget24 July 2017Looking to revamp your personal finance strategy? Here's the first thing you must do to be successful.
Stop Doing These 3 Things to Increase Profits and Decrease Stress24 July 2017We'll get straight to it: here are three things we think you should stop doing as soon as possible.
Cashflow and the Benefit of Routine24 July 2017Why we always advocate for not paying your suppliers early, and not paying them late.
Why We Hate Bartercard21 July 2017In essence, Bartercard is meant take some pressure off your cash resources by giving you a non-cash resource to make real payments. In reality, this adds up to more pressure on your cashflow.
5 Ways to Generate More Sales Leads20 July 2017How do you actually go about finding sales leads? That’s the tricky part. Here are a few ideas.
What is Tax Pooling?4 May 2017In this article, we look at what tax pooling is, how it works, and how it can benefit your business.
Demystifying ACC: Frequently Asked Questions4 May 2017Here’s the (as simple as it gets) run down on the Accident Compensation Corporation, and how their (seemingly random) invoices work for the self-employed.
How Small Business Owners Can Accelerate Their Growth12 April 2017In this article, we offer strategies you can implement to help set your small business up for accelerated growth in the future.
Meet the Team: Charlotte White12 April 2017Get to know the newest member of the iif team, Charlotte White!
Are there any nasty tax surprises heading your way?15 March 2017Some businesses find themselves in the unfortunate situation of having a surprisingly large tax bill. Learn the common mistakes companies make.
Your “Financial New Year’s Resolution”15 March 2017We are coming to the end of tax year, a very busy (and sometimes very stressful) time for many companies. Learn our top tips to tackle your financial New Years here.
Top 13 things to get right this tax year ✓15 March 2017It is important to get tax right, otherwise it could be very costly. Click here to check out the top tax tips to get right in your business.
Tough Times & Business Owners7 March 2017Tough times amongst small business owners is more common than people think. Learn how to deal with the stressors of running your own business, from people who've been there.
Our Tips for Receiving Payments13 February 2017Sustainable cash flow depends on your customers paying on time. Read on to learn different strategies that encourage on-time payments.
How Do You Monitor Performance?13 February 2017Be honest – are you good at monitoring your own performance? We cover 4 different ways to measure how your business is performing.
3 Steps to Create a Plan for Your Money13 February 2017How to budget for extravagant purchases while still ensuring your savings stay in check. Learn our 3 steps for creating a budget here.
Holiday Trips17 January 2017Find out how the team over at iif Chartered Accountants spent their summer holidays!
Who, when and why to sell your business16 January 2017On the face of it, the who, when and why of selling a business seems pretty obvious. The logic goes something like “I want to sell my business to the person with the deepest pocket, and I want it sold now”, or put another way “I want cash now”. However, scratch the surface and there can be more to it than ... Read More
What does December 2017 look like for you?16 January 20172016 finished just a few weeks ago, but already businesses are planning one year, two years, even five years ahead. When you sit down and start mapping out the year’s events and activities on a big annual calendar, you suddenly realise – a year isn’t a very long time. A one-year business plan is integral to your success in the ... Read More
How much cash does your business need to survive?16 January 2017Knowing how much cash your business needs to survive becomes even more important in the busiest times of the year. As we draw closer to Christmas (and with tax payments due in January), here are the 5 key ways to keep on top of your working capital. Be prepared ‘Cutting it fine’ is definitely not an approach you want ... Read More
What’s holding your business back?7 December 2016While you’re on break, reflect on your business’s growth. Is there anything you can think of that is holding your business back? What are the challenges or limitations you are encountering, or that you may encounter in the future? Here are three common traps we see businesses fall into that hold them back. Trap #1: Falling into the “just get ... Read More
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Getting your hands on your cash, and keeping it for longer.
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Five ways to increase profit through simple improvements.
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