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4 key numbers you need for effective cash flow planning

Running out of cash is one of the biggest reasons that businesses fail. It’s not surprising really, as forecasting your cash flow can be tricky, not to mention that there are so many variables that determine how much is needed ...
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5 things you didn't know an accountant could do
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15 things you didn’t know an accountant could do

When asked “What does an accountant do?” many people answer with accounts, tax or compliance work. While that’s true, what many don’t know, is that the good ones do so much more. The best accountants will become a part of ...
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12 simple tips for quickly welcoming a new employee to your team and making them feel valued

It’s no surprise that people love to work where they feel welcome; it is a surprise, however, that one-third of new hires tend to quit within the first six months! This statistic goes to show the importance and power of ...
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10 ways to improve your business cash flow

For many of our clients, particularly in the service industries August can be a lean month.  Bank holiday closures, holidays, and trips away can all adversely affect customer spending.  So when income is lowered cash flow needs to be a ...
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9 easy steps to actually get results from your business development efforts

Business development isn’t just about winning new clients, it’s about nurturing existing client relationships so that they stay with you for the long term. Numerous studies have shown that one of the biggest challenges for businesses is attracting and developing ...
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The surprising reason why your employees won’t take initiative

“Why won’t my staff take initiative?” Have you ever wondered this before? Perhaps you’ve been wondering this for a while now and you just can’t quite put your finger on where your early-days employees (who had the initiative and drive) ...
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The best performance review questions for employees
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12 Performance Review Questions for Employees – Boost Productivity

Performance reviews can be powerful tools when used correctly as they create a strong line of communication between manager and employee that constantly stays open. You can use the performance review process to tweak performance issues and reinforce positive work, ...
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4 ways to build your business, not your workload

When you’re firefighting through your days, it can be difficult to imagine taking some time to actively build your business. After all, it feels like you don’t have any time to do anything. You spend so much of the day ...
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Team-building activities: are they worth it and how to maximise them

Team-building activities are a seemingly controversial topic within the workplace. Often, if they’re not met with distaste, they’re viewed as an opportunity to skive off work – neither being the intended response. But if this is the general response from ...
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The ultimate guide to delegation

Effective delegation is fundamental to the success of any business. And yet, it continues to prompt discussions about what, why and how to delegate work. The issue is, many businesses see the need to delegate as a problem rather than ...
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Spring Statement Announced

In March 2022 Rishi Sunak and the Government announced their latest changes to the Budget. Glow Accounts has created a handy overview for you to see a snapshot of the things you need to know.
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Glow Accounts - Accountants in Crowborough
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Crisp Accounting, is set to shine following a rebrand

Crisp Accounting Ltd, an accounting firm based in Crowborough, East Sussex, has undergone a full rebrand of its name, image and website to accurately represent its values.  The firm was founded by Stephen Crisp in 2013, and the rebranding aims ...
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