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Aspirations last team event involved a lesson in making cocktails, which we threw ourselves into with gusto especially the tasting bit. The head barman took us through the process of making each cocktail: - Get clean equipment to make the cocktail with Get clean glasses to put the finished article into Get the correct ingredients in [...]

Synergy 2015-05-01T10:11:40+00:00

Welcome to Mitchell

Welcome to Mitchell! We are delighted to welcome Mitchell to our team as an accounts trainee. Mitchell is currently studying the AAT qualification and is flying through his initial exams. Mitchell will help process bookkeeping and general analysis work and may be in touch if we need any additional information or have any general queries [...]

Welcome to Mitchell 2015-04-09T13:12:24+00:00

Employer National Insurance Contributions April 2015

When running your April 2015 payroll remember that employer national insurance contributions for individuals under 21 were abolished in the Autumn Statement 2014. For further details click on the button below:  

Employer National Insurance Contributions April 2015 2015-03-27T09:57:29+00:00

Budget Review – 2015

  With plenty of light hearted banter between the opposing benches, the Chancellor, George Osborne delivered his sixth Budget. He looked to the sky (through the roof which he declared still needed fixing) for inspiration and found a £22 billion windfall which he promptly gave away in measures to encourage saving. He announced more tax [...]

Budget Review – 2015 2015-03-20T16:31:23+00:00

Why Do Banks Say No?

It is one of the great mysteries over the last 6 or 7 years. Why do banks say they want to lend to businesses yet so many businesses seem to fail when they apply? The problem most banks have is that you are their customer. They don’t really want to lose you as a customer, [...]

Why Do Banks Say No? 2015-03-17T16:48:05+00:00

Get your FREE Copy of ‘Do You Want to Improve Your Business Results’ Book

You cannot have a successful business without understanding what drives your sales and what drives your profits.  This book identifies seven key drivers for your business and how they can have a massive impact on your profits.  We explore in detail each of these seven growth drivers, how they can be implemented into your business [...]

Get your FREE Copy of ‘Do You Want to Improve Your Business Results’ Book 2015-03-17T11:49:54+00:00

South East Business Show – Champagne Winners!

Hetty Rackham of Big Plan Group – Winner of the Dot ChallengeChampagne received on Hetty’s behalf by Penny Williams“We take the Big Idea .... use an integrated marketing approach .... to make your Big Plan!Big Plan Group are an integrated marketing agency based in Maidstone and Sittingbourne, Kent. We offer across the board marketing services, from [...]

South East Business Show – Champagne Winners! 2014-11-18T17:18:45+00:00

10 reasons why small businesses fail

It is a known fact that there is a high percentage of business that fail within their first three years of setting up.  Having worked with a number of companies over the years we have put together our top 10 list of reasons that small business fail: Lack of management systems – systems are the [...]

10 reasons why small businesses fail 2017-05-23T13:37:37+00:00