Business tips that will help your business

Every week we publish tips to help your business but remember, our accountants are never too far away, so for more help and advice on Accounting and Taxation, contact your Local AIMS Accountant today.

Use common sense, which isn't always that common. Business is 90% common sense so think carefully about your business decisions.

12/03/2014


Cash flow is king. Profit is sanity. Turnover is vanity. Don't be without cash. You can live without profit but not without cash.

05/03/2014


Sell online! Almost a quarter of UK retail spend is online. Make sure you aren't missing out.

26/02/2014


If you own a shop, introduce free Wi-Fi to give your customers incentive to shop and make purchasing decisions.

19/02/2014


Post reviews or testimonials next to your websites call-to-action to encourage sales.

12/02/2014


Don't hide! List your business on Google Maps, it's free and can push you up the list on local searches

05/02/2014


Colin Powell; "there are no secrets to success. It's the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."

29/01/2014


Be different!! Look at your competition and make sure you offer something that they can't. More great tips More great tips here

22/01/2014


Brainstorm keywords associated with your business and use them in all of your online marketing. Drive your SEO.

15/01/2014


New year, new you! Have a look at these great tips to turn your business dream into a reality http://ow.ly/rO1QT

08/01/2014


Start again. Look at your job as if you were new to the role. You might do things differently & explore new avenues. More great tips here

18/12/2013


Abandon email for the day. See how much your communication improves when you are forced to speak to people. Give it a go

11/12/2013


Today's tip; don't compromise on quality! Your product or services are your reputation and the basis of whether your company will succeed or not

13/11/2013


The failure rate among start-up businesses is high. Another option is to purchase an existing business. Although this may be more expensive, the success of the business is already proven and the investment may be less risky.

06/11/2013


Selling valuable items? You may need to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT). Your AIMS Accountant will work out what you owe or tell you if the asset's exempt

30/10/2013