Posts Tagged ‘risk’

It won’t take a tsunami to sink British business

This post was written by Tim Lee

The terrible events in Japan are thankfully beyond our comprehension. Unfortunately British business owners are blissfully ignoring the risks surrounding us that could have similar devastating effects on life and property.


It’s unlikely that a tidal wave, earthquake or meteor will crash into our island but there are far more obvious perils that are being ignored on the basis that it hasn’t happened yet so it’s unlikely to occur in the future. Our memories are too short…

Are you Compliant?

5 Top Tips for ensuring you are compliant when becoming self employed.

Becoming self employed is not only a very exciting time, but it can also be extremely daunting. Often, when starting out, people are not compliant simply due to a lack of understanding, at d2 Accounting, we have found that lots of new businesses tend to not be aware of their obligations when starting out.

It is important to remember and acknowledge that most business owners start out because they have an interest and / or expertise in a particular field, its important to accept your strengths and weaknesses and seek advice where you lack knowledge. If you are in any doubt at all about your obligations when becoming self employed, please speak to a professional sooner rather than later as they will be able to help and guide you, ensuring you avoid costly mistakes.

How to Spot the Trusted Advisor

This post was written by Tim Lee

The Informed Choice

It is virtually impossible to establish a business without taking professional advice. Accountants, solicitor’s and business consultants, to name but a few, provide a skill set to help companies negotiate the vast and complex world of trade and commerce.

Professional advice is chargeable whether it is correct, likable or necessary and free advice is elusive and rarely free.

Having digested the professional reports, recommendations and warnings you make your decisions on an informed basis armed with the knowledge that your trusted advisor can be counted on when the chips are down.