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Pension: You could be sitting on a pot of gold and not realise it

October 29, 2018  
An image of a retired man using binoculars to trace his pension

How to start tracing your lost pension When you start your first job after leaving school, college or university you may not be too bothered about what your pension will…

What are the main differences between accountants and bookkeepers?

September 19, 2018  
Images shows a man sitting alone at his laptop looking puzzled as he tries to understand the difference between accountants and bookeepers

Accountants versus Bookkeepers When asked to describe the differences between Accountants and Bookkeepers most people would struggle to go past the basics. Some might say, ‘one manages the books’, whilst…

Workspace providers help small businesses in need

August 17, 2018  
A picture of a man and a woman working in an office. Both are sitting on sofas looking at a laptop centred in the middle of the workspace.

The modern workspace Let’s face it the modern workspace is being transformed. The days of finding workers sitting behind the same desk working 9 to 5 appears to be behind…

Identify your strengths and outsource your weak areas

July 27, 2018  
Picture of a man standing in front of a white board filled with drawings

Business Strengths What are your strengths? Lets be honest some people can, and some people can’t, it’s common sense when it comes to the top layer of our business skills…

Small Business End of Year Accounts Checklist

July 5, 2018  
female business owner working out her accounts

What are your end of year accounts? At the end of the financial year your company is required to submit end of year accounts. In simple terms this includes reconciling…

Technical tools for small business owners

June 19, 2018  
Desk with business tools, including a laptop & phone

Tools in the box Small business owners need certain tools in their tool box to do the job. Today a laptop, desktop or tablet is not just essential, it’s a…

Manage your business from the back not from the front

May 31, 2018  
Women ducks and dog

All businesses have a front and a back What do we mean when we talk about managing your business from the back and not from the front. Well in a…

VAT: 3 letters that shouldn’t cause stress to your business

May 15, 2018  
Women stressing about VAT calculations

Think of VAT as a positive Businesses are either busy preparing or stressing about their VAT. But dealing with your VAT needn’t be stressful. It should be a relatively simple…

Gain a competitive advantage, let your customers talk to humans

April 24, 2018  
Letting your customers talk to human gains you a competitive advantage

Do you have time to give your customers a human voice? When it comes to your business phone calls, humans want to talk to humans. They don’t want to hear…

2 proven ways for the novice business to get sales

April 8, 2018  
Lady working on her business at home

Websites and Marketplaces Do you have products to sells and are you wanting to sell them online? Gone are the days where you need to have a brick and mortar…

What is a PO Box and are there alternatives for my business?

March 23, 2018  
PO Boxes at a location

Register your business away from your home Do you have an unruly dog that loves to eat your post or find yourself too busy to wait around for the postman?…

Boffix Apprentices are happy working, learning and earning

March 8, 2018  
Declan Aaron and Jack from Boffix

Celebrating Apprentices This week marked the start of National Apprentice Week which runs from 5th March to 9th March. And here at Boffix we love joining in by celebrating our…

Don’t let your business slip and slide in bad weather

March 6, 2018  
Snow plough at work in snow

Many of us were caught unawares in the past week by the arrival of snowy weather. We heard the news announcements, but ignored the warnings hoping that it wouldn’t be…

Don’t flog your blog to death, just write it

February 21, 2018  
Don't flog your blog to death just write it

Spit and Polish and all things nice are all well and good but you are a blog writer not Mary Poppins. Stop flogging your blog to death, write it from…

Is Entrepreneur a mere title or a state of mind?

February 1, 2018  
Entrepreneur a mere title or a state of mind

Entrepreneur is just a word, like any other, it’s a mere title given to someone who works for themselves, someone who has set themselves up in business. Hundreds of thousands…

New Years Resolutions for the Small Business Owner

December 31, 2017  
New Years Resolutions for the Small Business Owner

Let’s be honest, New Years Resolutions are usually broken before the end of the 1st of January. But that’s OK. Most of us set completely unrealistic resolutions anyway. So, to…

Preparing your business for your Tax Return

December 19, 2017  
Boffix Tax Return Blog

Talking about your Tax Return the week before Christmas is a drier subject then having your Christmas Dinner without gravy. But the longer you leave it the drier the taste…

Ways your business can support charity this Christmas

December 13, 2017  
Ways to support charity at Christmas

We all like to think that we are giving people, but most of us never give to charity nor do we do charitable things. This doesn’t make us bad people,…

The Office Christmas party – The Bosses Perspective

December 6, 2017  
The Office Christmas Party - The Bosses Perspective

The Office Christmas Party – The Bosses Perspective[/caption]Every year when bosses mention the words Christmas Party, employees either retract into fear or jump with joy. Free drink up, some say….

Maximise sales in the run up to Christmas and beyond

November 29, 2017  
Boffix Maximise Sales in the run up to Christmas and Beyond

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales behind us, there are still plenty of opportunities to market your business. Late shoppers and procrastinators can easily be won in the last…

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