Whether you're a business owner or an employee, it's important to understand how the numbers in your account book can help you to do better.  If you take time each week or month to analyze profit and loss statements, accounts receivable balances and cash flow reports, then it will be easier for you to make informed decisions about what is working best for your company and identify trends that need attention before they become too large of a problem. It always pays to be prepared.


There’s a lot to think about when starting a small business and learning basic accounting terms may not be a top priority. However, it is incredibly important to familiarise yourself with accounting basics in order to get a grip on your finances and build a thriving business.


Losses in business are fairly common. But some business owners tend to attribute them solely to inefficient sales and marketing.
However, that's not the only way a small company can lose money.
Here are some of the lesser-known reasons why your bottom line may not be as high as you'd hoped it would be.


Accounting is a crucial part of every business, from small boutiques to multinational corporations. You can’t ignore your accounts, and doing so for even a short period of time can damage your business. However, accounting is complicated, and mistakes can be costly. Hiring a professional accountant can save you a huge amount of time and money, which are often one and the same.


It’s always a shock to see a seemingly successful company go under, but this doesn’t just happen out of the blue. There are always warning signs, and the survival of your business relies on you being able to recognise them. The sooner you can spot financial trouble, the sooner you can start working on a solution.


Some countries are still battling to pick up the pieces from the Pandemic and it is common world-wide to find small businesses battling! A recession is never good news but by having a plan firmly in place, you can set your business up for survival.