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My Clients' Latest Blog Posts

I blog for my clients every week. Mostly I edit their raw thoughts, sometimes I write original posts and, occasionally, recycle something popular. Here are the latest sixty blog posts I've created and published for them

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Cloud 9 Spa is in a fabulous location and we'd love you to visit soon!
It's A Busy Time At Cloud 9 Spa And We Love It!

We love being busy at Cloud 9 Spa. Helping clients to look and feel beautiful from the inside out is our philosophy ...

Cloud 9 Spa

Cloud 9 Spa

blog.cloud9spa.co.uk

19th July, 2019



At our last Bar Bar Book Club meeting, we read Normal People By Sally Roony!
Bar Bar Book Club: Normal People By Sally Roony

Our book club meeting this month was very interesting. I don't think we have ever had a book that has divided the group like this did ...

Georgia Tillery

Georgia Tillery

www.blacksheepcollective.co.uk

19th July, 2019



Don't Just Work In Your Business, Work On It Too!

If nobody knows who you are, what you do and how they could benefit from your services, the phone will never ring ...

Kirsty Parris

Kirsty Parris

blog.andromedaconsulting.co.uk

19th July, 2019



With ISO 9001 you must make sure all the parts of your process are identifiable and traceable!
ISO 9001: Identification And Traceability

In this series of blog posts, I will be taking a look at the main sections of ISO 9001, what they are, why they are important ...

Ellen Willoughby

Ellen Willoughby

blog.allaboutquality.co.uk

18th July, 2019



When you get feedback, you get better ... we may not like it, but it's really, really useful!
Get Feedback, Get Better!

Be honest, do you like getting feedback? I don't, I know I need it, but it doesn't mean I like it ...

Debra Stevens

Debra Stevens

blog.dramatictrainingsolut ...

18th July, 2019



If you're looking to fund your retirement, then selling part of your garden may be ideal!
PPR Relief On The Sale Of Part Of Your Garden

As I sit here contemplating that I will have to wait until I am 68 to receive my state pension, I am contemplating how to fund my retirement ...

Helen Beaumont

Helen Beaumont

blog.essendontax.co.uk

17th July, 2019



If she uses the word 'passionate' again I'm going to ... oh no, she said it ... zZZxZZzzzzZZZ
I'm Just So Passionate About My Business!

I had to smile when John, one of my clients, recounted his negative experience out networking. He is an engineer by profession ...

Jacky Sherman

Jacky Sherman

www.jackysherman.com

17th July, 2019



The cast have be rehearsing at The Arches Theatre!
The Taming Of The Shrew Cast Is Announced!

I'm excited to have the 'Etcetera theatre company at the Arches Theatre from 22-24 August with 'The Taming of The Shrew' ...

David Pibworth

David Pibworth

www.davidpibworth.com

16th July, 2019



Spend a few hours learning how to make a difference to your business and family!
Improve Your Profitability, Improve Your Life!

How many times have you read an article filled with helpful information, but not worked out how to apply it to your business?

Jonathan Vowles

Jonathan Vowles

blog.jvca.co.uk

16th July, 2019



I offer everything you need, all in one place, all done for you on a simple monthly subscription!
Start Blogging With Me For Just £149 Per Month!

Small business blogging is a great way to get your brand, messages and words of wisdom out there. My special offer gets you started ...

Steffi Lewis

Steffi Lewis

www.steffilewis.com

15th July, 2019



My first MTD return took a bit of time and it wasn't that straightforward!
Thoughts On Filing My First MTD Return

I have just run my first MTD return for a client and thought I would share with you just how different it is ...

Alison Mead

Alison Mead

blog.siliconbullet.com

15th July, 2019



Jury service for employees can be a pain for any small business, but you need to handle it correctly!
What Are The Rules Around Jury Service For Your Employees?

I recently spoke to a client who had been told by one of their employees that they have been selected for jury service ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes

blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

15th July, 2019



Everyone was filled with scrummy food all afternoon!
BBQ? Birthday Bash? How About A Bit Of Both?

Potterspury House Restaurant has a fabulous range of facilities for hire and last Saturday we hosted a 40th Birthday bash ...

Potterspury House

Potterspury House

blog.potterspuryhouse.co.uk

12th July, 2019



There's plenty of music going on in and around Milton Keynes!
Meet The Artists: Gill And Scott

We have such a colourful and vibrant program of buskers and performers that decorate Centre:MK ...

Black Sheep Collective

Black Sheep Collective

www.blacksheepcollective.co.uk

12th July, 2019



Customer Retention Strategies

Some businesses are so focused on winning new clients they often neglect to put any effort into retaining them ...

Kirsty Parris

Kirsty Parris

blog.andromedaconsulting.co.uk

12th July, 2019



You can change your mindset, even by just reading this blog post!
Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life!

Before I give away too much, answer the following questions using the following words: never, occasionally, often, always ...

Debra Stevens

Debra Stevens

blog.dramatictrainingsolut ...

11th July, 2019



With ISO 9001 you can create the processes and documentation you need to deliver your products and services!
ISO 9001: Control Of Product And Service Provision

In this series of blog posts, I will be taking a look at the main sections of ISO 9001, what they are, why they are important ...

Ellen Willoughby

Ellen Willoughby

blog.allaboutquality.co.uk

11th July, 2019



If you receive a nudge letter from HMRC, you must respond!
Have You Received A Nudge Letter From HMRC Recently?

The letters have started! If you have undeclared overseas property, accounts or investments, HMRC is going to nudge you ...

Helen Beaumont

Helen Beaumont

blog.essendontax.co.uk

10th July, 2019



To build trust, join groups or clubs or attend an event where you can mix with people regularly!
5 Ways To Signal You're Trustworthy

An essential part of giving and receiving referrals is building enough trust between you and those you network with ...

Jacky Sherman

Jacky Sherman

www.jackysherman.com

10th July, 2019



If you want to improve your business cashflow, then follow my 10 top tips!
10 Top Tips To Improve Your Business Cashflow

If you want to improve your business cashflow then there are a number of things you need to get sorted. Here are my 10 top tips ...

Jonathan Vowles

Jonathan Vowles

blog.jvca.co.uk

9th July, 2019



RiverFest is held in sight of the Arches Theatre, so it was easy to point out!
We Had So Much Fun At RiverFest This Year!

We had a brilliant time at the RiverFest 2019 in Olney on Sunday. The sun was shining and there was a great atmosphere ...

David Pibworth

David Pibworth

www.davidpibworth.com

9th July, 2019



I enjoy being a video editor for Kate. It's easy once you're in the groove!
Being A Video Editor: Finishing Other People's Clips

Something I've been doing for a number of months is being a video editor and finishing other people's clips. They film it, I finish it ...

Steffi Lewis

Steffi Lewis

www.steffilewis.com

8th July, 2019



The Adept Sage 50 Payment Allocation add-on will automatically match payments for you!
The Adept Sage 50 Payment Allocation Add-On

Another in my series of blog posts highlighting Adept Sage 50 add-on products tackling requested extra functionality ...

Alison Mead

Alison Mead

blog.siliconbullet.com

8th July, 2019



Find out more about the Business Godparent by downloading our PDF and watching the videos using the app!
Welcome To The 3rd Edition Of The Business Godparent!

This quarter, my introduction takes place at the EAT breakfast networking group, and we also welcome two new members to our team ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes

blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

8th July, 2019



Two great summer offers! An hour-long massage and eyelash extensions!
Two Great Summer Offers From Cloud 9 Spa!

We're pleased to have two great summer offers running at Cloud 9 Spa right now and the choice is yours ...

Cloud 9 Spa

Cloud 9 Spa

blog.cloud9spa.co.uk

5th July, 2019



There's plenty of music going on in and around Milton Keynes!
Meet The Artists: Dawn And Rosemary

We have such a colourful and vibrant program of buskers and performers that decorate Centre:MK ...

Black Sheep Collective

Black Sheep Collective

www.blacksheepcollective.co.uk

5th July, 2019



When it comes to your marketing, stories are really engaging!
Why Stories Are Great For Marketing

Whenever Remembrance Day approaches we watch, read and listen to stories of heroism, bravery and tragedy ...

Kirsty Parris

Kirsty Parris

blog.andromedaconsulting.co.uk

5th July, 2019



Are our processes and need to make things efficient and cheap turning us into human robots?
The Rise Of The Human Robot!

Since Sci-Fi books, films and TV became mainstream in the 50s, we have wondered if robots would take over the world ...

Debra Stevens

Debra Stevens

blog.dramatictrainingsolut ...

4th July, 2019



The power of why is the way to stay motivated!
The Power Of Why

Ever look at your to-do list in despair? Ever feel like you're wading through treacle? If so, you need to understand the power of why ...

Ellen Willoughby

Ellen Willoughby

www.allaboutproductivity.co.uk

4th July, 2019



Do you buy a drill because you want to make a hole, or want to make a hole because you bought a drill?
What Makes Your Customers Buy From You?

When I started marketing and selling myself, it was pummeled into me to stress what was in it for the client ...

Jacky Sherman

Jacky Sherman

www.jackysherman.com

3rd July, 2019



This is a complicated and confusing property tax trap. Don't fall into it!
The Owner-Managed Business Property Tax Trap

If you take a small salary and dividends from your business and own buy-to-let properties, you may soon fall into this property tax trap ...

Helen Beaumont

Helen Beaumont

blog.essendontax.co.uk

3rd July, 2019



With the Arches Theatre 2019 season opening soon, I thought I'd give you a recap on what to expect!
A Recap On The Arches Theatre Experience

With The Arches Theatre 2019 season opening in just over six weeks' time, I thought I'd just give you a recap on what to expect ...

David Pibworth

David Pibworth

www.davidpibworth.com

2nd July, 2019



Financial fact in any business starts with good bookkeeping!
How To Get Financial Fact In Your Business

Every good business person knows you need to have a solid grip on your business finances. This is why you need to see financial fact ...

Jonathan Vowles

Jonathan Vowles

blog.jvca.co.uk

2nd July, 2019



Blogging with me could be the single best marketing idea you can have!
The Single Best Marketing Idea You Can Have

Small business owners want to build awareness of their brand, You'll be surprised to know that starting a blog is a great way to achieve this ...

Steffi Lewis

Steffi Lewis

www.steffilewis.com

1st July, 2019



The 75th Anniversary of VE Day means the Early May Bank Holiday moves in 2020!
Change Of Date For The 2020 Early May Bank Holiday

For 2020 only, the Early May Bank Holiday is moving to Friday 8th May in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of VE Day ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes

blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

1st July, 2019



The new Sage error correction features mean you don't need to kick everyone else out!
Do You Know About The New Sage Error Correction Features?

Sage error correction used to mean that If you wanted to correct any errors, you needed to be the only one logged in to the system ...

Alison Mead

Alison Mead

blog.siliconbullet.com

1st July, 2019



In Do No Harm, Marsh is very honest about the god-like power he has!
Bar Bar Book Club: Do No Harm by Henry Marsh

During May/June, Bar Bar Book Club read 'Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery', by the neurosurgeon, Henry Marsh ...

Georgia Tillery

Georgia Tillery

www.blacksheepcollective.co.uk

28th June, 2019



From lunch and afternoon tea to evening dining and family Sunday roasts, the Potterspury House Restaurant is the hidden gem of dining in Northamptonshire. We look forward to seeing you soon!
The Hidden Gem Of Dining In Northamptonshire

The Potterspury House Restaurant has grown in popularity to become the hidden gem of dining in Northamptonshire ...

Potterspury House

Potterspury House

blog.potterspuryhouse.co.uk

28th June, 2019



Are you an ambitious business owner or entrepreneur who wants to exceed their potential?
Filling In The Gaps In Your Business

Being a business owner is like being on a rollercoaster ride. It can be exhilarating, but there are times when you want to get off ...

Kirsty Parris

Kirsty Parris

blog.andromedaconsulting.co.uk

28th June, 2019



Brilliant customer service means knowing how to say no!
Brilliant Customer Service Part 1 : How To Say No!

Have you ever wondered what makes for brilliant customer service? If you are customer-facing, then this is for you ...

Debra Stevens

Debra Stevens

blog.dramatictrainingsolut ...

27th June, 2019



You do not have to use businesses that are ISO 9001 unless required by your own customers!
ISO 9001: Control Of Externally Provided Processes

In this series of blog posts, I will be taking a look at the main sections of ISO 9001, what they are, why they are important ...

Ellen Willoughby

Ellen Willoughby

blog.allaboutquality.co.uk

27th June, 2019



The regulations around Stamp Duty Land Tax has got a whole lot more confusing recently!
Are You Missing Those Valuable Stamp Duty Land Tax Reliefs?

In recent years, Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) has undergone several changes, leading to a lot of confusion ...

Helen Beaumont

Helen Beaumont

blog.essendontax.co.uk

26th June, 2019



If you're interested in working with Asentiv then do get in touch with me!
Working with Asentiv: A Great Business Opportunity!

I ask this because I'm recruiting at present and looking for two people to come and join me working with Asentiv ...

Jacky Sherman

Jacky Sherman

www.jackysherman.com

26th June, 2019



We're all hoping for good weather, but we need to be prepared for all eventualities!
The Arches Theatre Summer 2019: Come Prepared!

Can you believe that there are just over seven weeks to go until opening night at The Arches Theatre? Where has the time gone?

David Pibworth

David Pibworth

www.davidpibworth.com

25th June, 2019



If you create a cashflow forecast, you need to keep it regularly updated!
Cashflow Forecasts: The Single Most Important Financial Tool

Whether you have spare cash or are struggling to pay your bills each month, a cashflow forecast is important ...

Jonathan Vowles

Jonathan Vowles

blog.jvca.co.uk

25th June, 2019



I have a page one, position one Google ranking for my name, which is exactly what I want!
Need To Improve Your Website's Google Ranking?

We all want a page one, position one Google ranking for our website, but search engines prefer fresh content over fixed pages ...

Steffi Lewis

Steffi Lewis

www.steffilewis.com

24th June, 2019



A Suspense Account is a really useful bookkeeping tool when dealing with a customer who is also a supplier!
How To Deal With A Customer Who Is Also A Supplier In Xero

What do you do with a customer who is also a supplier, and you don't want to do needless bank transfers to them to pay for services?

Alison Mead

Alison Mead

blog.siliconbullet.com

24th June, 2019



HMRC are making it easier to pay tax by including a pay now button online!
Do You Know about The 'Pay Now' Button For Paying Tax Online?

HMRC has made available a pay now button on various gov.uk webpages. This facility was originally to pay Corporation Tax ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes

blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

24th June, 2019



Tell us about your hobbies and interests! Maybe we can run a workshop thanks to our new CR8 Community!
National Lottery Gets Behind CR8 Community

Black Sheep Collective is pleased to announce a boost to our funding via a grant from The National Lottery Community Fund ...

Danny Quinn

Danny Quinn

www.blacksheepcollective.co.uk

21st June, 2019



If you've booked your summer holiday then don't forget a spa day at Cloud 9 Spa a few days before you go!
Have You Booked Your Summer Holiday Yet?

You may be wondering how you're going to get beach body ready now that you've booked your summer holiday ...

Cloud 9 Spa

Cloud 9 Spa

blog.cloud9spa.co.uk

21st June, 2019



When You're In Business, Cash Is Always King!

''Turnover is vanity, profit is sanity, cash is reality'' You may have heard this saying, but what does it actually mean?

Kirsty Parris

Kirsty Parris

blog.andromedaconsulting.co.uk

21st June, 2019



If you want to improve your business then implement ISO9001!
What is ISO9001 And How Can It Improve Your Business?

When people ask me what I do and I reply, ''I am an ISO9001 consultant'', most of the time I get a confused look back ...

Ellen Willoughby

Ellen Willoughby

blog.allaboutquality.co.uk

20th June, 2019



You can build a successful network both inside and outside of your business!
How To Build A Successful Network

If you want to be successful, it is important to develop an inspiring network of people who can help you ...

Debra Stevens

Debra Stevens

blog.dramatictrainingsolut ...

20th June, 2019



It's relatively easy to get referrals for a second business if you have the right networking skills!
Networking Skills: How To Get Referrals For A Second Business

In the last month, four people have asked me about how hard it is to start a second business in the same community ...

Jacky Sherman

Jacky Sherman

www.jackysherman.com

19th June, 2019



It's important that businesses in construction understand how the Domestic Reverse Charge for VAT affects them!
An Update On The Domestic Reverse Charge For VAT

The October deadline for the Domestic Reverse Charge for VAT approaches and HMRC has finally issued its guidance ...

Helen Beaumont

Helen Beaumont

blog.essendontax.co.uk

19th June, 2019



When you want to cash out your contractor company, there are ways to do it and reliefs available!
How To Cash Out Your Contractor Company

Entrepreneurs are either starting or growing their business, but what happens when you want to cash out your contractor company?

Jonathan Vowles

Jonathan Vowles

blog.jvca.co.uk

18th June, 2019



Get a jump start on your picnic at the Arches Theatre with National Picnic Week!
National Picnic Week And The Arches Theatre

With Friday marking the start of National Picnic Week, we finally have the perfect way to embrace the summer ...

David Pibworth

David Pibworth

www.davidpibworth.com

18th June, 2019

When you can't find the time, inclination or inspiration to write, subscribe to my Blog Writing Add-On and I'll do it!
A Closer Look: My Blog Writing Add-On

The heart of any good blog post is the words. I ask my clients to send in their raw thoughts, but some can't find the time ...

Steffi Lewis

Steffi Lewis

www.steffilewis.com

17th June, 2019

If you want to know how to be a successful blogger then read on, Macduff ...
How To Be A Successful Blogger

Although being a blogger is only a small part of what I do, I rather enjoy it. So, how to be a successful blogger then? Read on, Macduff ...

Steffi Lewis

Steffi Lewis

www.steffilewis.com

17th June, 2019

Management reports are a really useful part of your accounting package!
Management Reports: Make Your Accounts Work For You

Do you ever look at any of the management reports available in Sage and Xero to help you with important business decisions?

Alison Mead

Alison Mead

blog.siliconbullet.com

17th June, 2019

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