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Reflecting, refocusing and rebalancing

For me, January isn’t the right time of year to make resolutions. Every new year, we’re told to make promises to ourselves and commit to things we want to change. There’s heavy expectation, which feels at odds with the time of year. The days are short, the weather is cold, and the Christmas period is […]

Five simple steps to financial awareness

Financial awareness is all about understanding your money and knowing how best to manage it based on your circumstances. For some business owners, keeping track of your spending might sound time-consuming. It may even worry you, if finances are a cause for concern and delving into them feels stressful. Yet if you take five straightforward […]

New beginnings: personal and professional progress

Plenty of doors have closed on my path to where I am today. Some have been welcomed; others have been tough. But I feel I’m in a good space where I can let new doors open, with new beginnings and new starts in both my business and my personal life. There have been a couple […]

Not Just Numbers : 10 years of collaboration and celebration

My sister company, Not Just Numbers, celebrates its 10th birthday this week. I couldn’t be prouder of Debbie Whitaker and her team for this incredible milestone that reflects how the work they do makes such a positive difference to the clients they work with. The Not Just Numbers team As Not Just an FD, I’m […]

Training and supporting your team to thrive

Looking after your staff is crucial. Staff wellbeing is a huge issue, and something I’ve spoken about a lot lately. Many companies have found their staff have felt particularly disengaged this last year, which affects morale, productivity, and personal and professional growth. Spending time with your staff to develop their knowledge and skills is one […]

Moving on successfully: what’s your plan?

Covid-19 has caused many people to rethink their business model. There’s a lot to consider, starting with when and how you’re going to reboot your business. Chances are remote working from home has become the norm for many of your team, as it has for me. So now’s the time to consider if, and when, […]

Supporting through CIMA: helping others taking new directions

It’s a time when you may be rethinking your options for your future. For some, this may be that a period of change and reflection has allowed you to decide what you truly want from life, with a newfound drive to take on a challenge. For others, a new direction may have been forced upon […]

Business continuity: supporting you in times of crisis

There is no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has caused significant disruption. Naturally, the health impact, both physical and mental, is the primary worry and a real concern I share with my clients and friends. Huge changes to our daily lives have vastly affected business operations too. I’m spending most of my days at the […]

Debt awareness week Financial support to manage repayments, secure funding and provide advice

This week marks National Debt Awareness week. From 23rd to 29th March, companies and charities alike are encouraging us to speak up about financial concerns and share knowledge. In these strange and uncertain times, more of us will have to take on debt just to survive the next few months. Hopefully, the government grants and […]


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