If you are starting out on the marketing of a website, then you have a big challenge ahead of you! …


We are new to podcasting but learning fast or it certainly feels that way. As a bit of background I’ve been active in the internet arena since 2006 having developed two internet businesses back in the early days of the web.

Both had their own share of success and I…


The World changes very fast but not necessarily the world of senior finance! I’ve been a Chartered Accountant since 1994 so I’ve seen first hand the more sedate pace of change at the senior level. …


The UK economy suffered a real shock with the credit crunch and since 2008 business has changed, SME owners in particular are very cost conscious and are less likely to commit to expensive senior team members.

This change has led to a dramatic growth in Portfolio roles including those of…


At one time local Government was tightly restricted in its ability to issue new debt, however a while ago new found freedoms were introduced allowing borrowing via what is known as the prudential borrowing.

Initially this deregulation was welcomed but there is a parallel to this in the private sector…


Cape Verde is a place I knew very little about until December 2018 when I travelled there for a family holiday.

First off its not a place that has been on the tourists radar for that long, 20 years ago there was only a single hotel on Sal, the island…


Bermuda is not the most obvious location for your new business venture, but the island is a very attractive location to live and does have good airlinks to mainland USA, Canada and the UK.

Beach in Bermuda

Do you like the pic above? Yep that is Bermuda or Bermy as it is known…


Introduction

A key in demand skill, at the moment for Finance Directors is the experience of, and expertise in, working with private equity partners. There is are importance differences between an owner manager or PLC and working with a private equity partner, which needs to be considered.

Is it that…


Introduction

The UK economy has undergone a significant change in the last 10 years, unemployment has fallen and is now at 4.1% which is the lowest level since 1975 and the employment rate is at its highest.

Where to next

Many commentators point to the Philips curve an economic model…


Introduction

Finance and Accounting teams are an important part of any major business, with all the fast-paced developments in technology how will accountants and their teams adapt in the future?

The slow pace

I’ve been an accountant for nearly 30 years and was brought up just when the internet was…

Adrian Lawrence

Web Entrepeneur, travel fanatic, family man. I run a free UK business information website which can be found at https://www.reportingaccounts.com

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