5 tasks for a perfect end of year accounts method

It’s that time of year when all accountants and bookkeepers start to get  really busy and some of us small business owners might go into a bit of panic depending how organised we are . . . . .
. . . Have you done your end of year accounts yet?

. . .the tax return deadline for 2015/16 year is the end of January 2017 . . .but with christmas distraction in the way, then it is easy for the time to fly by without realising. . .
. . . but Mr HMRC doesn’t care. . the deadline is the deadline. . . . Continue reading

Who Else Wants A Great Logo?

I work with clients all from all areas, perfectly successfully via telephone, skype and email . . . . .

. . . . but it’s always nice to work for someone who you can have a face to face conversation with . . . .

. . . . . so when a lady who lives in my village approached me to see if I could design a website for her it was brilliant for her to be able to come to my office/studio and discuss what she needed . . . .

. . . not just a website design . . . . . but first and foremost a great logo to promote her memory bear business.

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It’s time to break the rules

Happy 2016!

I hope you had a great time . . . Christmas Rules in our house . . . and this year was no exception.

I just had a quick read of my first blog for 2015, and I am pleased to say that this Christmas has been as successful than the last one. . . .

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the childhood appreciation stakes have definitely remained strong, maybe as they get older my boys understand how much things cost. . . .
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Merry Christmas from B4

If you are anything like most people this time of year
then you will have enough to do without reading this . . .

but I just wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas old school style.

Last night we happened upon some retro episodes of children’s TV from the BBC . . .  on BBC Four.
And it was really interesting . . .

My son was fascinated and enjoyed watching some of the 70’s shows that me and my husband had seen in our childhood.
It was a real trip down memory lane.

It reminded me that Christmas really is for Children.

And it reminded me of a poem I had written as a child . . . that was stashed away in a drawer.

So from a childhood me here’s wishing you all a great Christmas . . . .

Look in your stocking
Wow what a way to start Christmas Day

There are presents galore, who could ask for more
what a way to start Christmas Day

There’s a turkey for dinner, Christmas Pudding and Cake
Outside in the Snow there are snowmen to make

If we take out the sledge we can race down the hills
And pile up the snow on the Windowsills

Wow what a way to spend Christmas Day

And if the ice on the pond is thick and strong
We’ll skate back and forth the afternoon long

And when the moon shines, and everywhere’s dark
We’ll go singing Carols and walk in the park

Hip Hip Hooray for Christmas Day

Thanks for reading,
and I’ll see you all in 2016

Defining Moment

I would imagine, that most people who run their own businesses, do something that they enjoy – I hope this is as true as it seems obvious,
you do end up putting a lot of time and effort in – so you had better enjoy it – you only get one life. Continue reading