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How can marketing models help your business
Marketing models are guidelines that help you analyse specific areas of your business. They can act as a roadmap and help figure out such things as your business’ objectives, performance, internal and external environments, specific......
Fraud - Is your business at risk?
Fraud is a significant risk for businesses of all sizes and sectors. It’s not just something you hear in the news about a large corporation - it could be happening right under your nose in your small family business. You wouldn’t expect......
Sole Trader / Partnership v Limited Company
Thinking of setting up a new business?  Unsure whether to register as a limited company, or operate as a sole trader or partnership?
The latest on Government Coronavirus support for your business
The last couple of weeks have been filled with uncertainty for everyone. The tragedy of Coronavirus does not stop with health implications and deaths - it has also done significant harm to the UK economy. Hundreds of workers are already......
COVID-19 update: Supporting our clients with FREE resources
It's business as usual here at ASfB | Accounting Services for BusinessAt ASfB we are committed to providing our clients with the very best services during these challenging times, so that you can focus on what you do best. We want to......
How to prepare for Coronavirus as a small business
Since the first cases in Wuhan, December 2019, Coronavirus has been dominating the news pages - and for a good reason. Continuing to spread around the globe, the fever-like virus is now causing a massive panic. While Coronavirus, also......
10 trends that will shape the future of small business
Small businesses make up around 99.3% of all businesses in the UK as well as account for about half of the turnover in the UK private sector. With such a vast impact on the economy, it is surprising that most of the small businesses......
Bookkeeper or accountant? What's right for your business?
What's right for your business - a Bookkeeper or an Accountant - or both?  And how do they differ?If you're not sure, then this explanation should help you understand the differences between the two functions. Bookkeeping is the......
Is your business ready for the Good Work Plan?
While you may have not yet heard of the Good Work Plan, you will likely be affected by it along  with almost every business in the UK. As the new Government  policies are set to take into force on the 6th of April 2020, here is......
How to write a great business plan
A good business plan is vital for the success of every company - not just start-ups looking for financial help or investments. A business plan is essentially a road map for your business that helps you stay on track with your goals and......