productivity

bookkeeping virtual assistant

How a bookkeeping virtual assistant could change your fortune

As a business owner in today’s world, the pressure of staying on top of the finances, whilst finding time for everything else, can be challenging. That’s where a bookkeeping virtual assistant (VA) comes in handy. We’re called Timewise for a reason, and we thought it was about time to reintroduce the whys of working with …

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time well done

Why do you feel like you’re running out of time

As a small business owner, you’re always juggling time, and it’s not unusual to wear a plethora of hats that each represent an important function of running your business. You’re the marketer, the networker, the critic, the boss and the employee. You’re HR and wellbeing, the training coordinator and the accountant – at times feeling …

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bookkeeping software

Xero and Receipt Bank – the perfect bookkeeping software combination

Our earlier article looked at the 4 signs that tell you it’s time to hire a bookkeeper. Well, now you’ve decided it’s time to ditch your shoebox receipt filing system and get some professional help one of the many advantages you’ll enjoy is access to bookkeeping software. The great thing about using a professional bookkeeping …

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home businesses

Home Businesses – 7 Tips to Help Keep Overheads Under Control

It’s a harsh fact, but over 50% of new businesses fail within the first five years. That’s why if you decide to become your own boss, the lower your overheads, the better. To help you out, here are some tips about setting up home businesses while keeping overheads super-low. Home office or rented office? Do …

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Tripcatcher: How to Utilise a Mileage Tracker for Your Business

Depending on the size of your business or even if you’re a sole trader, diligently tracking your business mileage can feel like an arduous and challenging task. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the more accurately you can keep track of business mileage, the more money you can potentially claim back as a tax …

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Proofreading – have you checked your copy?

Despite the advent of computers, with their promised labour-saving software, there are several jobs that have not completely gone away, One of those, proofreading, has survived the onslaught of the spell checker Today, any business that is serious about how it looks and sounds, will do well to ensure that its significant documents are checked over …

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