[VIDEO] Tracking costs for products and services – Which ones?

I often get asked by clients if they should be tracking the costs related to their different products and services. My answer to that is definitely. But, exactly what costs should you be tracking to get accurate information relating to profit and cash flow for each relative service should you be tracking?

[VIDEO] Keeping business and personal financial transactions separate

Sole Traders often ask me what costs they need to take into account in their business. A sole trader is just the structure of the entity that you’re using to run your business through. Whether you’re a sole trader, in other words you use your own name and are being taxed in your own name, […]

[VIDEO] The Dangers of Drawing on Your Business Profits

Many business owners are not necessarily being paid a salary, in other words they’re not being paid a salary through the payroll but instead they are drawing profits as and when funds are available. But how does this affect your business and does it have an impact on your business?

How do I identify and communicate effective targets to my staff?

Identifying and communicating effective targets to your staff is the key to making the profit that you want in your business. Accountants often talk about a ‘break-even point’, something I call your ‘happy day’. This is the day of the month when you know that for the rest of the month, you are making a […]

How do service based industries earn passive income?

When we offer a service we are continually living in the ‘hour-for-money’ mindset. But as a service provider it is possible to generate income in other ways. As service based providers we are basically selling our knowledge and expertise. The key to service based industries earning a passive income is to package your knowledge and […]