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Business Development – How do you grow and develop your business? Well, that’s the kind of question we answer in our business support area.

Maple Accountancy has 30 years experience in business and talk about running businesses all day long every day.

As an accountancy firm we have a unique insight to what is working and what is not working for business owners.

In this section of the blog you’ll discover answers and solutions that will help your business grow.

Critical Tips Every Director Or Business Leader Needs To Know About Running A Great Board Meeting

If you’re a Director or Business Leader, perfecting your board meeting will be a major priority. After all, the decisions made in the boardroom can have a huge influence on the productivity and profitability of the entire venture. Strategic planning will provide the foundation of success. It may sound like [...]

By |2019-09-05T16:05:49+01:00August 22nd, 2019|Business Support|

How to run an awesome board meeting that get’s results without getting bogged down in office politics

Are you about to run a board meeting or a bored-meeting? Do you crave awesome board meetings that lead to progress and results without the threat of office politics harming the outcomes? If so, you need to read this immediately. Every Director or Business Leader typically wants awesome meetings that [...]

By |2019-09-05T16:04:33+01:00August 20th, 2019|Business Support|

12 Questions About Making Tax Digital that Every Business Owner Should Ask

Avoidable tax filing errors cost the Government an estimated £9 billion a year. To counter these easily-avoided errors, HMRC are introducing the Making Tax Digital (MTD) scheme. The MTD regulations will mean that, eventually, most businesses in the UK will need to keep digital records and submit tax returns via [...]

By |2019-04-18T13:05:01+01:00April 18th, 2019|HMRC News and Updates, Business Support|

Why customer experience is vital for small business owners

Small businesses have always had a competitive advantage over large corporations: they understand their customers better. Large enterprises spend millions annually to get into the clients’ heads – small business owners understand their clients’ behaviour because they’re one of them. This makes customer experience not only a tool to gain [...]

By |2018-11-15T16:49:55+01:00November 15th, 2018|Business Support|

Entertaining customers and clients? Here’s what you can claim for…

Entertaining potential and existing customers helps you to build and nurture strong business relationships. Customers who like you and your company are loyal, and they’re much more likely to stick with you even if a competitor tries to lure them away. Wining and dining them, taking them to a show [...]

By |2018-10-25T12:12:24+01:00October 25th, 2018|Business Support|

Managing your Time and Taking Back Control

Time management forms the framework for everything that you do in the day – and everything that you could be doing in the day. With time management, productivity is the end goal. The more productive you are during the day, the faster your business will grow and the more profit [...]

By |2019-05-16T10:02:00+01:00October 4th, 2018|Business Support|

How to supercharge your business – Part 2

What a productive meeting that was… I’m slightly smug about reporting back to you that in my team meeting the communication was very efficient throughout! One thing that came up was a gap in my business that a member of my team had identified. I was shocked to hear that [...]

By |2018-10-25T11:48:03+01:00October 4th, 2018|Business Support|

How to supercharge your business (Part 1)

Have you ever sat in a meeting with people who are regularly talking over one another? The essential facts and figures get lost amongst the noise, and nothing is resolved from the exhausting hour you have just lost. Sound familiar? Those kinds of meetings can be incredibly draining, unproductive and [...]

By |2018-10-04T10:13:47+01:00October 4th, 2018|Business Support|

How these 3 Derbyshire Businesses took over the world

Every day, we speak to optimistic new business owners excited about what the future will bring. But, as time goes by, it can be easy for the day to day running of your company, managing staff, and juggling finances to cloud your view. If you feel like you’re starting to [...]

By |2018-08-30T17:22:20+01:00August 23rd, 2018|Business Support|

Why pay raises don’t equal performance increases

Your team is the most critical asset in your business. No matter how new or fancy your machines, computers or even robots are. Your team is the most vital ingredient to your business growth and survival. As business owners, we can forget this or take them for granted. After excessive [...]

By |2018-08-30T17:23:14+01:00August 9th, 2018|Business Support|