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CPA Ireland has launched a new finance app for business owners, enabling them to track the performance of their company through a series of financial ratios. The CPA Ireland Business Tracker App, developed in association with CPA Ireland Skillnet, calculates financial ratios to give the user a clear overview of the position of their business in relation to profitability, liquidity, asset utilisation, gearing and market value.
Any accountant can change the world. One business at a time. One tiny but profoundly important step at a time. One day at a time. This website will not only show you how… but it will also give you, for free, the software, tools, resources, training and guidance you need to actually do it. Everything you need. And all for free. Armed with all of that free support you will be able to make life: Sustainably better for your clients and the economy Sustainably better for the environment Sustainably better for those in need What’s more, you will be able to do all of those things with very little additional effort or time cost.
Small-business owners tend to struggle when they have to choose between popular commercial programs, subscription-based online offerings and industry-specific specialized software. Find out a few basic tips to cut through the clutter.
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I recently had a conversation with someone who is starting a social enterprise to connect corporate sponsors with the social networks of activists, athletes, musicians and others. He was asking me for advice on learning to code so that he could start to build his site.
Should businesses use Google+? More specifically, should you be using Google+ for your business? Well, according to the statistics in the infographic below, possibly not…
Here are our top 6 pieces of business information to include in a pitch for investment.
During busy season it may seem like there are never enough hours in the day, which is a feeling many small business clients may easily relate to any time of the year. Being respectful of a busy schedule can include honing the skill of running an efficient and productive meeting with small business clients...
Do you get confused with having to write a proposal for funding for your business? If so, there are three alternative ways of financing your business that could make your life easier, according to Simon Dixon of Bank To The Future
Interview with Ron Baker on value pricing—which sets prices primarily, but not exclusively, on the value to the customer rather than on the cost of the service or historical prices—as part of the solution to alleviating fee pressure.
SMEs that integrate sustainability into their core business strategy can benefit from lower costs, reduced risk, and new opportunities. And their accountants, typically operating in SMPs, can play a key role in their journey....
Meet the brains behind the Journal of Accountancy social media program
Cyber attacks against small businesses have risen sharply in the past year, research has revealed, as the government published guidance to help small businesses improve their IT security. See the research results and tips to improve your IT security.
A business plan sets out key objectives, priorities and strategies for your business and is required to raise finance for your enterprise. Find out more about business planning, the key features for a successful plan and how to continue the momentum once the business plan has been written. Use our selection of books, articles, links and guides to help you identify best practice, techniques and tools to apply to your business.
With the importance of ethics and non-financial reporting rising on the global agenda, accounting professionals are in a unique position to make an important contribution to creating a sustainable ethical operating environment. The AICPA and CIMA have developed a number of resources to assist CPA, CGMAs in guiding their organizations to long-term sustainability and success, but these resources shed light on the challenges many CPA business clients face, and so apply to CPAs in a firm setting as well.
It's no secret that an organization's confidential information is vulnerable in today's world of electronic storage. If you have any doubt, just ask The New York Times or The Wall Street Journal – both of which recently reported having their computer systems hacked. Organizations transferring storage and/or the processing of...
Video library related to sustainability, including resources for small businses
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