Growing Your Business

THE EASIEST WAY TO GROW A BUSINESS IS TO KEEP WHAT YOU’VE GOT HAPPY! You can only lose your reputation once. Research has shown that if you upset a customer they may tell 11 other people about it! If you keep a customer happy they are likely to tell 4 other people about their positive […]

Annual Christmas Toy Drive

Dawn McLaughlin & Co, are running our Annual Christmas Charity Appeal, following the resounding success of the past six years! All that we ask is that, while you are out shopping, you slip an extra present into your basket. In these times of economic cutbacks, there has never been a more important time to contribute. […]

HMRC Bereavement Service

In 2012, HMRC gave a commitment to improve their service for bereaved customers. Since then, they have been listening to what customers told them was important to them at a very difficult time and looked at ways to simplify their process. In particular, our customers felt that they should be doing more to: make it easy for […]

HMRC – Live Webinars

On the following dates the HMRC are hosting live webinars to assist with employment issues on a variety of topics. 24 October at 10:00    Statutory Sick Pay – FULL 28 October at 15:00    Statutory Sick Pay – OVERFLOW 29 October at 10:30    Getting Started as an Employer 29 October at 13:00    Using Basic PAYE Tools […]

Accounts, Bloody Accounts!

Accounts, Bloody Accounts. Do you feel frustrated and bewildered by your financial statements? Do your accounts make sense to you? Do you make best use of them for your business? Understanding financial statements is essential to the success of any business and yet in a survey carried out in Northern Ireland over 52{f9759586bde9aae26041f7c5d30a2f7e6dd9dbb8958c8825ec70079a0c78198b} of business […]

Planning For Growth

Planning for Growth   To direct your business towards growth, you need to have the appropriate plans in place. These will take account of where your business is now, and look at where it’s going and how it’s going to get there. A business plan will also ensure that you meet certain key targets and […]

Successful Networking

Successful Networking Make it work for your business. Networking is about building your profile locally and developing new relationships. A lot of business owners thrive in this environment and enjoy the experience however there are many that dread the prospect and refuse to participate. With current market conditions it is vital that you consider networking […]