Any accountant worth their salt should offer you far more than a basic service provider. Unlike your office stationery supplier or your telecoms provider, your accountant should act more like a trusted business partner.
With most owner managers and directors focusing their attention on the core business, it’s essential to know that there is someone else on board who will not only watch your back, but will also flag up potential new business opportunities, take advantage of tax breaks as they happen and actively protect the assets of your company, whilst intelligently optimising its wealth.
Big name firms with a national presence can appear to be the smart choice for the discerning and ambitious business. However, all too often a firm that’s too large can suffer from ‘client distance’ issues.
Starling Bank's chief executive and founder Anne Boden is stepping down from her role next month, the company said today, signalling a new chapter for one of Britain's fastest-growing challenger lenders.
Ratings agency Fitch has put the US credit on watch for a possible downgrade, raising the stakes as talks over the country's debt ceiling go down to the wire, and adding to the jitters in global markets.
You don't have to go too far to see the failure of fast fashion in Kenya. Millions of items of cheap clothing end up here every year - in sprawling, stinking landfills, smouldering on open fires, clogging up waterways or washed out into the sea.