Achieve life – work balance in ten minutes

An extract from the book ‘Stress proof your business and your life’ written for the clients of Keen Dicey Grover by Steve Pipe and Elisabeth Wilson. “I refuse to call it work-life. It should be life-work. And that’s what achieving it entails – a life-work, unless of course, you’ve read this idea. One of the [...]

By | June 20th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Get the Very Best from Your Accountant

An extract from the book ‘Stress proof your business and your life’ written for the clients of Keen Dicey Grover by Steve Pipe and Elisabeth Wilson. “ Have you ever done something and then found that out afterwards that you could have got a much better deal, price or result if you had done it [...]

By | May 8th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Bounce Back in Spring

An extract from the book ‘Stress proof your business and your life’ written for the clients of Keen Dicey Grover by Steve Pipe and Elisabeth Wilson “Be like a Tigger – learn to bounce Everyone gets stressed. Everyone gets disappointed. But how come some people are better at dealing with than others? The answer is [...]

By | March 27th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Relaxation – what we can learn from the caveman

An extract from the book ‘Stress proof your business and your life’ written for the clients of Keen Dicey Grover by Steve Pipe and Elisabeth Wilson “There’s nothing wrong with stress. We are designed to get stressed. It’s how we deal with it that’s the problem. Coping with stress should be simple. My central message [...]

By | December 19th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Making More Profitable Sales

An extract from the book ‘Stress proof your business and your life’ written for the clients of Keen Dicey Grover by Steve Pipe and Elisabeth Wilson "Making more profitable sales is crucial and there are three ways to start approaching this challenge: • Benchmarking – when you benchmark your gross margins against others in your [...]

By | September 28th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Two Types of Money

An extract from the book ‘Stress proof your business and your life’ written for the clients of Keen Dicey Grover by Steve Pipe and Elisabeth Wilson "Money is a major cause of stress. Or,to be more accurate, not having enough money is a major cause of stress. So let's take a fresh look at your [...]

By | August 9th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Getting Ready for Making Tax Digital for Business (MTDfB)

What is MTDfB? MTDfB is an upcoming piece of legislation from HMRC which will mean that many businesses, including sole traders, will have to send quarterly updates to HMRC, of their income and expenditure in a digital format. HMRC’s MTDfB is currently being piloted on a voluntary basis and the regulation requirements for MTDfB for [...]

By | June 7th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Do cheap accountants really save you money?

It is always important to make a distinction between price and value when making hiring decisions of any kind. It is widely recognised that small businesses do need to be cost conscious, yet we have all experienced the situation where using the ‘cheapest’ option actually leads to unexpected problems and can actually prove to be [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Which bookkeeping software is the best for your business?

The market has been flooded with different bookkeeping / accounting software options and some business owners may be struggling with the overwhelming amount of information regarding which one they should be using for their business. Choosing the right bookkeeping / accounting software is a key decision for every business owner. The software package needs to [...]

By | November 24th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments