Today’s the perfect day to ‘flip’ your view on working with an accountant and learn how this key professional relationship can really help to grow your small business…

There’s so many ways in which a good accountant can work with you to help grow your business. Upscaling can easily become a scary prospect if it’s something that you’ve never done before.

It's completely normal to feel fearful of the unknown, to worry that the business you have built up to this point could potentially end up failing if you try to push the boundaries or to believe that it's too big a challenge for you to overcome the overwhelming fear of failure.

Often, it’s deemed as a much easier option to stay just as you are, to keep pushing along and be thankful for what you have achieved so far.


But is it really the easiest option? What if there was another way?...


You will have likely heard many a small business owner say that the desire and need to grow their business can often become un-avoidable and in some cases it becomes an absolute necessity to secure the future of the business. It’s true that with growth can come the fear of increasing overheads and the potential for loss of control. Some may believe that working with an accountant will simply be just another drain on profits and take the view that their role will simply be to track incomings and outgoings, so often opt to manage their own accounts.


We say that it’s time to change this….


Did you know that a good accountant is able to offer their knowledge to informatively advise you and can often take away many stresses from you in the growth process by offering their up to date expertise?


Here’s a snapshot into how an accountant can really help you to develop your business and often save you thousands of hard earned pounds that would be much better spent re-invested back into your business.

Here's how an accountant can work with you...


  • Work closely to define your growth strategy

  • Identify growth areas in your business and support this by giving a clear understanding of cash flow patterns, pricing and financing

  • Act as a great resource to insightfully guide you through the growth process in an informed and structured way

  • Create forecasts and budgets to help keep you and your business on track

  • Provide clear advice on property and equipment leasing and or purchase

  • Act as an extension of your team. A good accountant will give you professional, constructive and impartial advice to help ensure the sustainable health of your business.


There’s so many other ways in which an accountant can support you, if you’d like to find out more then please contact Clare or Becky, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is intended to be a guide and is not intended to be exhaustive. No action should be taken on the basis of information contained herein without obtaining the necessary advice. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or damages occasioned to any person acting or refraining from acting as a result of the material contained herein.