Why you should choose a smaller accountancy firm

Why you should choose a smaller accountancy firm

There’s a lot to be said for choosing a smaller accountancy firm, from a personalised service to real local knowledge. Whether it’s artisanal wool from the Ribble Valley or traders at Preston’s street food market, small, independent and local are values that matter...
Funding your creative business

Funding your creative business

Creative businesses in the North West of England have plenty of options when it comes to funding – it doesn’t just have to be about banks and investors these days. Having started my own business, I’m genuinely fascinated by the stories of entrepreneurs and how they...
Home working and tax

Home working and tax

Working from home is becoming more common. It comes with a lot of advantages but also some implications for your tax bill. By the time I started my professional career, smartphones were all the rage and the idea that everyone ought to sit at their office desk from...
Management accounting: knowledge is power

Management accounting: knowledge is power

I’m a big believer in the importance of management accounting in giving people who operate businesses the information they need to make strategic decisions. There are very few sure things in business and at a certain point, you just have to make a call. Still,...