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Accounting Tips For Start Ups

Posted by XO Accounting on Oct 25, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Businesses become a success because it is something you love and therefore work hard at it. It does no necessarily mean you love balancing the financials. However, accounting is crucially important to your success when first starting up.

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Topics: small business accounting, startup

The top 10 cities for business start-ups

Posted by XO Accounting on Jun 17, 2019 10:04:00 AM

Whether you are thinking of launching a small, local business or a global enterprise, finding a city that is friendly toward entrepreneurs is important. You want a city that is culturally supportive of business owners, in a region or country that makes things easy for you from a financial perspective. You also want to be in a place where it is easy to attract and retain good talent, and where you can network with a lot of other business owners and share resources. Here are ten worldwide cities where starting a business is less difficult than in other parts of the world, for a variety of reasons.

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Topics: Firm News, startup, small business

So you’ve launched your business – now what?

Posted by XO Accounting on May 27, 2019 10:50:00 AM

So you’ve launched your business – now what?

Good news for small business owners: according to the US Small Business Administration, nearly 80% of small businesses survive their first year.

However, that number begins to drop as time rolls on. Only half of small businesses pass the five year mark, and a mere third celebrate their tenth anniversary.

Taking steps to create a good foundation in the early days of your business is essential for a sustainable and profitable future. Here’s how.

 

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Topics: startup, small business

Spotting Problem Employees Ahead of Time

Posted by Bizink on Jan 30, 2015 1:55:04 PM

Your employees are the blood of your entrepreneurial life. No start-up will survive without a good set of people making sure that things run perfectly. The problem for you and any other entrepreneur is making sure that the people on your team are trustworthy and reliable. Some people have a sixth sense when it comes to reading people, but if you're not that lucky you can simply keep an eye out for a few warning signs.

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Topics: Firm News, startup, Blog, Employment, Recruitment

The top 10 cities for business start-ups

Posted by Bizink on Sep 25, 2014 12:25:53 PM

Whether you are thinking of launching a small, local business or a global enterprise, finding a city that is friendly toward entrepreneurs is important. You want a city that is culturally supportive of business owners, in a region or country that makes things easy for you from a financial perspective. You also want to be in a place where it is easy to attract and retain good talent, and where you can network with a lot of other business owners and share resources. Here are ten worldwide cities where starting a business is less difficult than in other parts of the world, for a variety of reasons.

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Topics: business, Firm News, startup, be your own boss, Blog, small business

Risk and Return

Posted by Bizink on Jul 2, 2014 1:51:11 PM

As accountants, we come across many business owners who haven’t given a lot of thought to what their longer term plans are.  Often they are continually bogged down in the daily routine and don’t take the time out to plan for the future.

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Topics: advice, business, Firm News, startup, Succession, accounting, be your own boss, Blog, return, risk, small business, tax

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