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Is Your Company Structured to Save Taxes

As an accountant, we wear many hats when dealing with clients. Sometimes we’re accountants, sometimes advisors, sometimes a confidante, and sometimes we’re just another parent of a kid on your child’s soccer team.

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This year - A New Year’s Resolution Worth Keeping

New Year’s Eve is famous for the New Year’s Resolutions people make to better themselves in the coming year. The most common New Year’s Resolution is eat healthy and exercise regularly .
But what about your business and your personal finances? Why not start off 2019 with a very achievable and measurable resolution that will greatly impact not just yourself, but your family’s long-term security.

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Top tips to keep SMEs agile during growth periods

Ask experts what they rate as one of the top qualities of a successful small business, and they’ll no doubt answer agility. So, here are some top tips to help you remain agile, especially during growth periods.

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38 Steps to avoid a nasty FBT hangover this festive season

The festive season is fast approaching and with it comes the temptation to eat, drink, and make merry, hopefully on the company’s dime. After all, you’ve worked hard and put in long hours to achieve your goals. It’s only right that you get to reward your clients as well as your staff and their families, maybe even yourself.

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Do you understand what it take to keep your online customers coming back for more?

Do you understand what it takes to keep your online customers coming back for more? Whatever your answer, the following five strategies are designed to ensure you deliver a brand experience that surpasses your customers’ expectations and guarantees their loyalty.

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Do you know what your business is worth? What factors impact the market value of your business?

Do you know how much your business is worth? Whether you’re thinking of selling or just plain curious, it’s interesting to note that owners are prone to overestimating the market value of their business.

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R&D Tax Incentives and Government Grants for Your Business

Most businesses are based, either consciously or subconsciously, on the Greek philosopher Plato’s statement indicating that necessity is the mother of invention. You identify a need and then invent a product or process to fill that need.

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Key ways to create a positive workplace that employees never want to leave

At SMART Business Solutions our people are our business so holding onto our employees for the long term is critical to the success of our business. Recruiting and onboarding new employees is a costly and time-consuming process for any business which is why you ideally want to hold onto great staff when you find them.

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Is Your Business Adequately Covered? What else could go wrong and should you be considering

A new financial year is a bit like “new year’s eve”, a time to make those New Year’s resolutions. Insurance is not typically first and foremost in your mind when you’re dealing with the day-to-day running of your business.

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As business owners we tend to wear 10 hats in our business- how can you reduce those hats?

These are the 10 hats – aka departments – in EVERY business. These are as follows along with a brief description of the accompanying role:

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Track Your Business to Success - 4 key areas for measuring success

This article follows on from last week’s blog which dealt with Key Performance Indicators – why they are vital and how to implement them, to in a sense, take the pulse of your organisation and so determine where adjustments must be made, and wins leveraged to ensure lasting results.

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Track Your Business to Success -KPIs

What gets measured gets managed. What does this quote mean to you? Have you ever worked tirelessly on a campaign without realising the desired result? And when it’s over, you’re still unsure regarding its impact on your profit margin? Or whether it was it worth your investment in terms of the time-frustration-stress input?

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