Aileen Hannan

Finance

DIY Management Accounting And Business Performance Review

I'm a great believer in getting accountants and clients to work together for mutual growth. Alternatively, here's how to do your own brief Management Accounting exercise. Hopefully this will underline the ease and value of the process! What you need: If your accounting system is not up to date, or you don't have one, never mind, for illustrative purposes, go find the last set of accounts you can find.
April 10, 2012 732 Reads share

Finance

Tax free money from your business!

This is one of the few sure fire ways to get money tax-free out of your business. Legally, I mean. Misused and misunderstood, I am setting the record straight on Director's Expenses.
March 11, 2010 825 Reads share

Finance

Accountants: What a client wants, what a client needs

Remember when Mel Gibson had to fall into the bath and get electrocuted to finally figure out What Women Want in the 2000 movie of the same name? I asked small business clients what advice they would give young graduating accountants, based on their individual experiences.
February 23, 2010 611 Reads share

Technology

Head in the Clouds

You’ve probably been called 'Head in the Clouds' yourself, it is a key entrepreneurial trait. It seems we were right all along.
November 18, 2009 575 Reads share

Finance

Accounting is easy

It’s all the smoke and mirrors that make it seem harder than it is. I’ll prove it to you using only what you already know. Let’s start with your business and the things that spin around your head every day about it.
October 27, 2009 619 Reads share