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Twitter LinkedIn Performance reviews can be powerful tools when used correctly as they create a strong line of communication between manager and employee which constantly stays open. You can use this line to tweak performance issues and to reinforce positive work...read more
9 different (but highly effective) ways to attract high-quality staff to your small accountancy firm
Twitter LinkedIn We all think about our ‘ideal client,’ the type of people that we want to work with and the type of work that we want to win, but do you do this with your employees? Do you think about the type of employee you want in your firm? High-quality staff are...read more
Twitter LinkedIn Not only is it more expensive to attract new clients than keep the ones that you already have, but there are also so many more benefits to keeping your best accounting clients happy. From gaining referrals and upselling your services to retaining...read more
Twitter LinkedIn “You’re not just recruiting employees, but are sowing the seeds of your reputation.” Do you agree with this quote? Many accountancy firms haven’t had much luck with recruitment. In fact, they find it to be quite time-consuming and expensive and a...read more
TwitterLinkedIn Having multiple partners in an accountancy practice can make choosing your firm’s niche seem impossible. With everyone wanting to move the firm towards a different goal, this can be detrimental to the productivity of your staff and therefore...read more
Twitter LinkedIn When it comes to hiring new accountancy staff to join your firm, you have to hire the right people. When it comes to the recruitment process, however, sometimes the right people aren’t even in the mix! Rather than accepting this as ‘the norm,’ reduce...read more
TwitterLinkedIn Are you stressed about how to tell clients about a fee increase? Are you worried that you’ll lose your clients when you increase your fees? These worries are very common among accountants who are growing their own practice but the reality is that this...read more
Twitter LinkedIn With Accountex tickets available and people talking about registering, speaking and exhibiting at this annual festival of Accounting, you are probably fed up with all the hype. Now here I am blogging about it too, please bear with me. I am not...read more
4 essential tools when automating your firm’s onboarding process – they are so simple, your kids could do it!
TwitterLinkedIn The best way to keep your clients is to make it easy to work with you from day one of your relationship and the way to do this is with a solid and smooth client onboarding process. This might take time at first, but with automated systems, you’ll soon...read more