Business

Five signs it’s time to switch accountants

Is is time to change your Accountant?

How to tell it’s time to switch accountant The thought of switching accountants can be seen as ‘scary’. Despite making tough business decisions every day, many entrepreneurs and SME owners shy away from switching accountants even if deep down they know they should. There are also many who miss the obvious signs and have no…

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Business Succession Planning

Business Succession Planning

At some stage you will decide to leave your business; perhaps you have decided to sell, retire or do something else. Regardless of the reason, having a succession (or exit) plan in place will help you to smoothly transition out of your business. A good succession plan can not only secure a business owner’s retirement…

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Breslins is the first to trade with Credex; a new form of Business Finance

Breslins is delighted to be the first business to complete a transaction through CREDEX, an exciting new alternative small business finance solution developed at the University of Birmingham. The launch event was held on 9th April at the Natwest Incubator offices with Stuart Bowles and the team from CREDEX summarising the key benefits of an…

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GDPR – There is no technical solution!

As you may be aware GDPR is coming into effect on 25th May 2018. GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and its being introduced to protect individual rights of all European citizens, regardless wherever they or their information is stored around the world. In the UK, data protection is enforced by the Information Commissioners…

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Which Exit Strategy is the best for you and your business?

You may not think planning your exit from your business is important but the earlier you make plans, the better it will be in the long term, as a solid exit strategy can help you maximise the value you get from potential buyers or investors. An exit strategy details how you are going to get…

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A successful business is about having the right systems

Many business-related books talk about the importance of having systems in place within a company, as systems will allow you to organise, document and manage your team and the responsibilities associated with their roles.  If you have no system in place, then it is virtually impossible to run an efficient profitable business. Systemising your entire…

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Starting a Business v Family Life

Starting a business can be exceptionally difficult during the early years because of the time you need to commit to make your business a success. Initially, your days will be extremely stressful because of daily obstacles, financial restraints, lack of resources and the negative impact on family life but as your company grows, your skills…

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