Running a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) successfully requires a strong grasp of accounting principles. It's not just about crunching numbers; accounting provides valuable insights into your financial health, helps you make informed decisions, and ensures compliance with regulations. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the anatomy of accounting for SMEs, uncovering key elements and best practices to help your businesses thrive.
In 2022, the lingering pandemic, socio-political events, rising energy prices and economic downturn have all presented challenges to every company owner in the UK and throughout the world. As companies reinvented themselves, they quickly realised they needed to foolproof their core operations to continue fighting through turbulent times. Here are the seven SME accounting trends and challenges every entrepreneur should be ready for in 2023.
No doubt that as a small business owner you will want to know the headline figures but you may also have to do the bulk of the bookkeeping to keep costs down. “How hard can bookkeeping be? I’ll just do it myself.” This isn't an unusual thought for some small business owners but the reality can be quite different.
One challenging aspect of business is keeping the books up to date and getting it right. A simple accounting mistake can seriously damage your business. Many business owners rely on their accountants in helping their business comply with taxes, payroll, bookkeeping and other accounting issues.