Earnings – How Much to Live Comfortably?

There was a very interesting article on Yahoo, from The Telegraph, which was titled ‘I earn £125K – and it’s not enough’, and I think it highlights perfectly how an unbalanced relationship with money can affect anyone. YAHOO ARTICLE The article is obviously there to generate an emotional response, and for a lot of peopleContinue reading “Earnings – How Much to Live Comfortably?”

For your Diary – Upcoming Make Peace with Money Events

At the beginning of April many of our living costs went up, and I know that I’m not alone in this. With the cost-of-living crisis this year, there is so much more financial pressure on most of us. This means it’s even more important now to know where you are financially, be able to buildContinue reading “For your Diary – Upcoming Make Peace with Money Events”

Understanding Accounting & Finance, Part 2 – The Profit & Loss Report.

The Profit & Loss (P&L) is one of the key monthly management reports which tells you how you are doing financially, for a month and for the year to date.  It can help you see if you are on track to make a profit for the year, and show you areas to look at inContinue reading “Understanding Accounting & Finance, Part 2 – The Profit & Loss Report.”

Is Your Business Ready for the Scrutiny of the Digital Age?

One of my clients is currently going through an external audit (I can hear the collective groans from here…..) and it is the usual thankless process of answering the long, almost never ending, list of queries from the auditor. Audits seem to take up so much time and expense, but why is that?  What ifContinue reading “Is Your Business Ready for the Scrutiny of the Digital Age?”

Understanding Accounting & Finance, Part 1 – Introduction.

Some industries make use of lots of technical terms, and accounting and finance is one of the main culprits, it’s up there with IT. Whilst you may be able to get away with not understanding a lot of the technical jargon (especially where computers are concerned) when running a business, accounting and finance is anContinue reading “Understanding Accounting & Finance, Part 1 – Introduction.”