Charities and accounting software: figuring out the best approach

As charities contend with a drop in donations and remaining financially viable, they’re increasingly looking to technology to help. In fact, eight out of ten chief executives say they would be “investing in IT/new technology and online solutions”. Getting the right accounting software can help charities to manage gift aid, understand the most successful sources [...]

Learning from 9 mistakes I made as a micro business

Today is MicroBizMattersDay: a day where 0-9 employee businesses can come together and help each other by giving 9 minutes of time to offer advice and experience. As a micro business (currently a core team of 4), I wanted to share 9 mistakes I made last year and highlight how learning from them has made us a stronger business. I hope that you can learn from them too. Continue reading…

How to get over the first hurdles in business

Having the chance to start your own business can be an exciting and rewarding experience – there are so many ideas to explore and so many potential paths to go down. However, every career has pitfalls and hurdles, so it’s important to be prepared when it comes to starting up a business. Below are some of the aspects of your business you need to attend to in the early stages. Continue reading…