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So far Safehands has created 22 blog entries.
15 09, 2015

Two ways Safehands can help you achieve the work / life balance

By | September 15th, 2015|Growing your business|Comments Off on Two ways Safehands can help you achieve the work / life balance

The Huffington Post reported that running a small business was more stressful than anything else in a small-business owner’s life — including raising children. The article said maintaining a small business causes nearly three times as much stress as raising children, more than four times as much as managing their personal finances and twice as much as maintaining a relationship with a partner! […]

9 09, 2015

Partnership, Sole trader or Limited Company – Which Should You Choose?

By | September 9th, 2015|Getting started|Comments Off on Partnership, Sole trader or Limited Company – Which Should You Choose?

In a previous post, where we shared four steps to success and profit, we said we’d explore the differences and the pros and cons of setting up your business as a Partnership, Sole Trader, or Limited Company. When you’ve decided to take the leap of working for yourself, it can be difficult to know what to set yourself up as. We’ll outline the key aspects of each to help you make the choice. […]

2 09, 2015

Three benefits of Quickbooks bookkeeping software

By | September 2nd, 2015|Growing your business|Comments Off on Three benefits of Quickbooks bookkeeping software

Business owners are aware of the term ‘book keeping’ but do you know what it really means? And do you know which bookkeeping software you need? Put simply, book keeping is the day to day recording of the financial transactions that take place within your business. It might be an invoice to a customer, a payment in or a payment you make to a supplier. […]

26 08, 2015

Losing sleep? Three ways Safehands can help you sleep better at night!

By | August 26th, 2015|Growing your business|Comments Off on Losing sleep? Three ways Safehands can help you sleep better at night!

Does your book keeping keep you awake at night? Are you worrying about getting your tax return filed? Or perhaps there’s a brown envelope from HMRC still unopened on your desk. […]

18 08, 2015

Five ways to chase your debts without losing your clients

By | August 18th, 2015|Growing your business|Comments Off on Five ways to chase your debts without losing your clients

Invoicing customers on time and being consistent in asking for payment will help your business keep a healthy cash flow while maintaining good customer relationships. However, sometimes polite reminders aren’t enough and their pending payment ends up affecting your business. […]

13 08, 2015

Starting a new business? 4 steps to success and profit

By | August 13th, 2015|Getting started|Comments Off on Starting a new business? 4 steps to success and profit

Starting a new business from scratch may seem like a daunting task for first timers. True, there are some essential, official things you need to get in place and do properly, but these are not difficult if you know where to start. Here are four essentials to get in place: […]

6 08, 2015

Planning for the future with Venture Capital Trusts and Enterprise Investment Schemes

By | August 6th, 2015|Business confidence|Comments Off on Planning for the future with Venture Capital Trusts and Enterprise Investment Schemes

Many of our clients see Safehands solely as an accountancy firm. However through our sister company Safehands Independent Financial Advisers we also offer Independent Financial Advice. We can give support and advice on all aspects of your business planning and financial needs including tax efficient investments. […]

28 07, 2015

Taking money out of a limited company

By | July 28th, 2015|Budgeting|Comments Off on Taking money out of a limited company

Most business owners will be aware that if you have a limited company, it is seen legally as a separate entity. In other words, you can’t just withdraw money as if it were your personal bank account – that money belongs to the business. […]

22 07, 2015

Three apps to help you control your cashflow like a ninja

By | July 22nd, 2015|Budgeting|Comments Off on Three apps to help you control your cashflow like a ninja

The smartphone and tablet are now part of everyday life for most of us. Whether for business or pleasure, these small devices keep us up to date, connected with the world and fed with any type of information we choose. […]

17 07, 2015

Three Essential Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Accountant

By | July 17th, 2015|Accounting|Comments Off on Three Essential Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Accountant

Maybe you landed on this page after searching for accounts advice in Cheltenham. Perhaps you’ve set up a business and need someone to help with your finances. Or maybe your current accountant isn’t quite right for you and you’re looking for someone new. […]