Last week saw Kirsty sunbathing in Spain! Well, we didn’t actually see her there as the rest of us were stuck in South Woodford, but we noticed she wasn’t sitting at her desk, smiling as she prepared your VAT returns.
Stop panicking! Of course your VAT return wasn’t late… Kirsty’s absence didn’t faze us one bit. We’re all geared up to cover each other’s holidays so Darren stepped into Kirsty’s dancing shoes and multi-tasked his way through the week. Yes, that’s right – he multi-tasked!!! He covered the VAT department whilst still completing his clients’ accounts.
If you’re going on holiday and worried about leaving your business, remember you can multi-task by managing all your accounts at the same time as snorkelling, skydiving, golfing, lazing around – whatever it is and wherever you are.*
You can invoice customers, check your VAT, do your banking, create pretty stats graphs and loads more!! Call us now to find out how you can achieve all this during your holiday on 020 8530 0720 or tweet us!
A report in last week’s Guardian confirms that “an unprecedented stocktake of UK wildlife has revealed that most species are struggling and that one in three has halved in number in the past half century.” The stocktake included various species of animals, birds, insects and fish – all in trouble!!
Oh no! As a business owner, you might not immediately recognise the importance of this, so we’re not going to harp on about the environment. (Although we feel very strongly about these issues… but time, place and all that.) What is worth pointing out is that a stocktake actually took place. When did you last count up your assets?
We know some people wait until annual accounts time to do a thorough audit of their stock, but you really must be on top of this the whole year round. Stocktaking is an integral part of your systems management. If this is something you find a drag or you simply don’t have the time to manage properly, take a look at our nice, colourful n-books package. We’ve designed it specifically for businesses that want to manage their bookkeeping systems easily and without stress.
And you can do that from anywhere in the world… Mexico, Australia, even from your bath! (Providing you have one of those clever, shiny, waterproof laptops that we tweeted about last week!!) What? You didn’t see our tweet?? Follow us here: @NordensAccounts
With only three weeks to go until the new year, what plans do you have for making your business more profitable in 2013? For some people, their new year’s resolution is always to keep better accounts: record sales and purchases more accurately, keep receipts, chase creditors… If you resolve to do that every January but give up by March, chat to Joe about n-books, our easy to use book-keeping software.
It really will make your life easier – what better Christmas present can you give yourself?!
But if you’re dreaming of greater things for 2013 – higher turnover and less stress – an hour spent with Mitch will help you achieve that goal, one step at a time. It’s what we call strategic business planning. Mitch can clarify where you hope to be by this time next year and work with you to set out a realistic plan to get you there.
We were offering a consultation free of charge up until the end of November, but this was so popular we’ve extended the offer until January. There aren’t many time slots available, so book now and we’ll all have something nice and motivating to look forward to after Christmas! Call us now on 0208 530 0720 and quote ‘Strategic Planning Xmas offer.’
So apparently, the world is due to end in three weeks.
Mayan apocalypse rumours state that Nibiru, a rogue planet discovered by the Sumerians, will crash into Earth on December 21. Now we don’t know for sure how accurate Sumerian planning was, and there doesn’t seem to be a record that they accounted for their tax payments and credit control in a nice neat fashion. Certainly in this South Woodford accountancy practice, our records don’t go that far back.
If we had the chance to give some advice to the Sumerians we would be telling them to use n-books as an easy way to keep track of everything to do with their business – VAT, invoicing, quotes and so much more. Maybe it would also have helped them predict the end of the world a bit more accurately too – it surely couldn’t happen before Christmas, Mark won’t even have bought us our mince pies by then!!
If you would like to find out how easy n-books is to streamline your accounts, call Tham for a chat on 020 8530 0720. (Ring him before the 21st, just in case…)
GoogleMaps has released its panorama footage of life under the sea. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out – it’s absolutely amazing!! You can dive in and explore the Great Barrier Reef, hang out with sharks and dolphins, or simply meander along behind a manta ray, admiring the corals and shipwrecks.
We think this might be a member of our team. Not sure who the girl is though…
What’s that you say? You don’t have time for all that because you’re busy sorting out your accounts? Well, let n-books take the stress out of it. Our simple-to-use bookkeeping package will do the hard work for you, so you can put your flippers on and dive back into the ocean. Invoicing, VAT, expenditure, creditors, debtors, audit trails and so much more… leaving you time for a quick snorkel before the sun sets. Ask us about it today.
Ps – if you haven’t seen it, why not? We tweeted about it!! Are you not following us?? Here we are: @NordensAccounts.
Some of our team are on holiday this week and it’s hit and miss whether we get good biscuits with our tea here in Woodford. (Jam tarts in Soho… bit more upmarket there!) If you’re also somewhere lovely, or planning a late getaway, remember this:
With our simple-to-use n-books bookkeeping software package, you can pay bills, raise invoices, check your accounts and mow your lawn, even if you’re in Australia!
So whether you’re lazing on a sunny beach, braving tropical storms, hiking, skiing, catching sharks or throwing water bombs from the top of the Blackpool Tower (naughty!) – you can stay in control of your business.
If you’re not an n-books client yet, call Tham today… we’ll be happy to welcome you on-board!
* n-books won’t really mow your lawn, but Mitch might, if you ask him nicely…)
Mitch is in Vegas. We’re not at all jealous, stuck here in the offices in Woodford and Soho. I mean, why on earth would we want to be partying all night, drinking cocktails by a bubbling heated pool and being entertained by world-class musicians, comedians and pretty ladies? Why would we want that, when we can spend all day working on your accounts and tax returns…?
Only joking, of course. We love making you happy, and if lowering your taxes and reducing your stress levels makes you happy, then we’re happy too.
If you’re planning to follow Mitch to your own crazy getaway, remember that with our n-books accounting software you can keep track of exactly what’s going on, wherever you are… Vegas, Belize, St Tropez, Weymouth!
Plan ahead: we can set you up now, so you can stay in control of your business (while you lose control on the dance floor…) Call us now to find out how we can make your summer holiday stress-free.
If you’re an n-books client you’ll be pleased to hear that Tham has trained us all so we can be really really helpful when you ring us with queries. Although so far, we’re finding that there are hardly any queries, because it’s such an easy bookkeeping system to use. We’re trying to get everyone in Wanstead and Redbridge switched on to it now, before we start with our London base, but wherever you are, feel free to jump on board.
This could be you…
If you’re not an n-books client you’re probably wondering what we’re talking about? Well, it’s simple! It’s a bookkeeping system that does everything apart from ordering your pizza. It’s quick, efficient and does loads of the boring stuff itself – like dealing with vat, taxes, quotes, invoices, orders and more. It also does some amazing whizzy things, so you can create fantastic management reports at the touch of your smartphone button. Find out about it here!
So, while everyone thinks you’re busy doing the bookkeeping, you can really be lying out in the sunshine with a mojito…