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New Year’s Resolutions for SME’s!

As we start 2023, now is the perfect time to re-evaluate your business, its’ goals and its’ challenges.  New Year’s resolutions may be a little cliché, but they can be thought of as a good way to focus what you ...
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A 7-point checklist to help you combat Christmas stress in your workforce

Although Christmas is a magical time of year full of celebration and quality time with family and friends, it can cause stress too. Beyond just the pressure of gift buying and financial stress, the month is a lot shorter and ...
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How inflation can impact your business’s long term health

Brexit and Covid combined have led to some unpleasant aftershocks for small businesses. These include staff shortages and also spiralling wage and raw material costs. This article will look at what this means for your small business. What is actually ...
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3 fool-proof ways to get your team to embrace outsourcing

When business owners start to use outsourcing, and they start to use it often enough that it takes some work away from permanent employees, they may experience some resistance from their team. The main concerns being “why are you taking ...
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How working with family promotes honesty (and why that’s good for business)

Employees are sometimes afraid to voice their opinions. The same goes for disappointments, frustrations or general ideas, especially when it comes to changing the way things are done. As you can imagine, this can be damaging to the growth of ...
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How to set KPI’s for your company and individuals within

In today’s business world, it is more important than ever to set key performance indicators (KPIs) for your firm and team. Why? Because KPIs are metrics that tell you if what you’re doing is working or not! At Glow Accounts, ...
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How new or early-stage businesses will benefit from using an Accountant

According to business start-up statistics in the UK, 20% of businesses fail in their first year and around 60% will go bust within their first three years. Approximately 660,000 new start-ups register in the UK every year according to The ...
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4 Ways To Recession-Proof Your Business
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4 ways to recession-proof your business

Change your mindset (and quickly) Henry Ford said “whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right” and it’s true. If during the recession, you think that you are going to come out of it, then you ...
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Build a team built for growth: 15 ways to develop and expand your team

Your people are the most powerful tool you have in your business arsenal – do you invest in them?  Every business faces the on-going challenge of hiring the right people. That process alone can be time-consuming and expensive and that’s ...
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How to help your team members create a new routine when working from home

In light of the current global focus on remote working, this is looking like it’s going to be the ‘new normal,’ at least for the foreseeable future. This means that you as the practice owner will need to help your ...
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10 strategies to reduce employee turnover

You may be the heart and soul of your business but your employees are the blood and life force! If you’re having trouble retaining good employees (which is actually one of the biggest issues that most businesses face), it’s time ...
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6 tips for effective credit control

Being a business owner comes with many challenges, especially when it concerns money.   You have to have enough money to run the business and pay yourself and your employees which means you have to price your products/services correctly. Then, the ...
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