Tax. The three-letter word that is not incredibly exciting and probably creates a sense of dread above everything else. Unfortunately, as one renowned politician once said, tax and death are the only things in life that remain constant.
Starting a new business can be exciting and exhilarating both on a professional and personal level. While it’s a new milestone in your life, challenges do exist and one of the most common problem faced by business owners, is the proper setup, administration and ongoing management of your finances and business accounts.
Building a business is hard work. Successfully maintaining it’s growth is another challenge altogether. As a business owner, running a business is incredibly overwhelming especially when you’re expected to be competent across all areas of operations.
Operating a small business can be a challenge, but one of the biggest difficulties is making the most out of your valuable resources: time, skills and knowledge. As experienced professionals in small business consulting, we often see business owners working harder and longer, but still failing to achieve their business goals and objectives.
At Rise Business Solutions, we take security seriously! With so many scams and hackers out there, it’s better to be safe than sorry. So when Xero introduced two-step authentication, it was a great initiative.
While millennials are still significant consumer segment for retailers, there is another shopper group that’s continuing to gain spending power. That segment is none other than Generation Z. Born after 1995 the oldest Gen Z consumers are still in their early 20s, but their numbers and retail influence are growing rapidly. According to Fast Company. Gen Z “Make up a quarter of the US population and by 2020 will account for 40% of all consumers”
The financial year is coming to an end. This is the time you should be reviewing how you’ve been going for the year so far, and also start planning ahead for the new financial year. The idea is to reinforce what you do well (and do more of it) but also to recognise what sabotages your success…and cut that out.
It is a mistake to treat all your customers the same way. It leads to over-servicing, and will leave you and your team feeling like you don’t have any spare time. You need to be specific about the people you want to deal with, and go for that type of customer.