How to Know When it’s Time to Change

Does it feel like you’ve been on the same set of tracks with no real sign of your chosen destination? Maintaining your competitive advantage in a market place is only sustainable if you can respond to the changes occurring within that market. Burying your head in the sand is a strategy, but in my opinion,…

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Plan your day before you begin

Starting each day with a personal planning session is vital in becoming more effective.  We shouldn’t be at all surprised that when we forget to plan, things can become very busy and we can become easily distracted.  It’s at these times that a plan or some form of direction is needed. Plans lead to achievement and…

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Are you a Teller or a Seller?

Do you want to grow your business?  If your answer is yes then it is essential that you form new relationships to generate new business as well as ‘mining’ existing ones.  Leads can come from anywhere which means it is important to build and maintain a network of contacts that will constantly be on the…

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Budget Day

1   A disappointing budget for tax advisers, as lacking in measures, but a good one for small businesses as no new ‘nasties’ apart from ending indexation allowances for sales of chargeable assets in companies.

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Note on November Budget Predictions

The pressures on Philip Hammond, the Chancellor, nicknamed “Spreadsheet Phil”, for the forthcoming budget on 22nd November are considerable giving the political problems the Government is encountering currently. The Chancellor has opted, it would appear, to forego reducing the monthly deficit on public expenditure and is trying to emulate Labour by increasing public investment and…

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