Let's Get Down to Business

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October 08, 2021 00:28:03
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Episode 09 | Sound cash flow management

Cash flow management is a key component to a business’ success. You need to generate cash to meet your immediate and long-term needs and produce profit to expand and grow the business. This week, Emma joins Charlotte to discuss the how to manage your cash flow effectively with her easy tips and advice. You’ll learn how fund growth, build robust credit control processes, use Key Performance Indicators and tools to easily review your cash flow cycles, the warning signs to look out for and so much more. Download our 5-minute cash flow tool here and start managing your cash flow easily: www.a4g-llp.co.uk/blog/11-tips-for-cash-flow-management-to-get-through-coronavirus ...

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October 01, 2021 00:32:18
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Episode 08 | Knowing your market and getting your vision right

Welcome to Series 2 of Let's Get Down to Business: The 12 vital ingredients for business success.  This week, Malcolm joins Charlotte to discuss the first 2 ingredients: knowing your market and competition and getting your vision and purpose right. You’ll learn why it’s so important you continually research your market and competitors, techniques on how to do this and how to differentiate yourself from your competitors with a Unique Selling Point. And why creating a concrete vision and purpose for the business is so important and how exactly to do it. For our full 12 vital ingredients for business success blog series, head over to our website: https://www.a4g-llp.co.uk/blog/12-vital-ingredients-for-successful-business-recovery ...

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September 24, 2021 00:28:57
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Bonus episode: A rise in taxes and an end to furlough, what does this mean for you and your business?

Josh joins Charlotte to talk about the recent announcement of a hike in dividend and national insurance taxes and what exactly that means for you and your business.  You’ll learn what the tax rises are and our commentary, how they may affect you, your business and your employees and what you need to do. We also touch furlough (which is ending 30 September!) and what options you have if you still have employees on furlough, such as how to reduce your employees hours, making redundancies and managing your cash flow.  We’ll be sharing more on the tax rises and how to manage beyond furlough on our knowledge hub on our website – https://www.a4g-llp.co.uk/coronavirus-business-advice-hub  ...

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September 17, 2021 00:28:36
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Bonus episode: What your business is missing without a Finance Director

The week the interviewer became the interviewee! This week Charlotte took a break from hosting the Let’s Get Down to Business podcast and sat in the interviewee seat instead to talk to you about how a Finance director can add real value to your business. You’ll learn what a Finance director is (and how it differs from a Financial Controller), how this role fits into your business and the value they add to each section and how they can help you make more informed business decisions, manage risk and guide growth or exit planning. If you’d like to find out more about how we can help you with our Virtual FD service, head over to our website: https://www.a4g-llp.co.uk/business-breakthrough/virtual-fd  ...

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September 10, 2021 00:23:05
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Niche episode: Remote working as the future

Remote working is nothing new but most of us were forced into allowing remote working during the pandemic, which has led to many employees requesting to continue this flexible working arrangement. There’s a lot of positives and negatives of this for you as the business owner and your employees.  In this episode, Charlotte interviews our Head of IT, Pete Baldwin, to get his advice on how to overcome the challenges of remote working and how to utilise the benefits. You’ll learn how to manage your remote team, blend remote working and office working, reduce the risk of a cyber-attack and keep your data secure and so much more. If you need help with the technological side of remote working, contact Pete 01474 853856 or email [email protected] to hear how we can help you set up remote working and ensure it runs smoothly. ...

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September 03, 2021 00:22:28
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Niche episode: Financial Trading and Investing – You’re making profits, now what?

This week partners at A4G Caroline Ward and Chris Newman discuss financial trading and investing. Whether you're new to trading or have been trading for years, they'll be something for you to takeaway.  We’ve been acting for traders for over 25 years and receive an influx of questions every day on the difference between trading and investing and how income is taxed for each, whether you need to declare to HMRC if you’re spreadbetting, what expenses you can claim, how to best keep your accounting records to make tax efficiencies and so much more.   If you’d like more advice head over to our website www.accountantsfortraders.co.uk or if you’d like us to put together a personalised quote email [email protected] ...

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