I’m a business owner as well as an accountant As our tenth birthday at Thrive gets closer, I’ve found myself reflecting recently. I sometimes find it hard to believe I’ve been a business owner for almost a decade. Although I’m not going to lie, I definitely feel it! But there’s one person who has experienced […]
Our Energy Mix The GB National Grid is powered by a mixture of sources, from coal through to renewables. Looking at the October 2020 results, 47% of our generation came from zero-carbon sources. That seems good, right? I think so. But as you dive into the numbers behind the remaining 53% it’s mostly gas which […]
Not sure what The Global Goals are? Also known as SDGs or Sustainable Development Goals – sit back and enjoy this 2015 video that launched the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development and then continue your journey of discovery here https://www.globalgoals.org/
Things move fast in 2020! Friday night had finally seen the release of further Job Support Scheme details (JSS the successor scheme that was to run Nov-Apr), but by Saturday evening that scheme was put on the back burner, with a full extension of the existing furlough scheme (CJRS). JSS will not now take effect […]
If you missed it last week, a new (small) grant has been announced for SMEs via local growth hubs. Grants of between £1k and £5k will be available to help businesses get back on track through professional, legal, financial or other advice and /or new technology and other equipment.
Xero has recently added a new dashboard feature, showing a cash flow forecast for your business of up to 30 days. Is it any good though? In this short video, James Lizars takes you through the good, the bad and the alternative for creating a cash flow forecast that really adds value.