How to start a business on a budget

How to start a business on a budget

When you start a small business on a budget you want to keep costs low. Here are some quick tips to help you get started. Work from home Running a business from home is a great way to keep costs low when you’re starting out. You’ll need to make sure… Read more
What is balancing in accounting?

What is balancing in accounting?

If you’ve heard about ‘balancing the books’ but don’t know where to start, here’s what you need to know. What is balancing in accounting? Balancing in accounting comes from ‘balancing the books’. If you’re using an accounting software like Bokio,… Read more
How to find your business USP

How to find your business USP

If you’re ready to make your business stand out, you need to find your USP. We take you through some simple steps to help you find yours. What is a USP? USP stands for Unique Selling Point. Your USP is what sets your business apart from your… Read more
How to register a company name

How to register a company name

When you start a new company, you’ll need to register your company name. Here’s a step by step guide to get it done. When do I need to register a company name? If you’re setting up a limited company then you’ll need to register your company name… Read more
Bookkeeping mistakes to avoid

7 bookkeeping mistakes to avoid

If you’re new to doing your bookkeeping it’s easy to make mistakes. Here’s what you need to know to make sure your bookkeeping is correct. 1. Recording duplicate transactions When you record duplicate transactions your accounts won’t be correct! If… Read more
How to start the new tax year

How to start the new tax year

The start of a new tax year is a chance to prepare for the year ahead and get your accounts in order. Here are some tasks you can do to help make the next tax year go smoothly. Prepare for Self Assessment Although the Self Assessment deadline for… Read more
How to avoid late payments

How to avoid late payments

Not getting paid on time can have a big impact on businesses, disrupting cash flow and affecting your liquidity. From keeping track of payments owed to you to making sure you pay suppliers on time, here's some quick tips to avoid the hassle of late… Read more
How to track business expenses

How to track business expenses

There are lots of benefits to tracking your expenses, like knowing where your money is going and preparing for your tax return. Here’s a step by step guide to help you get started. Manage expenses online The best way to keep track of your business… Read more