Christmas Wishes

Merry Christmas and best wishes for the festive season and the year ahead from the team at ABJ Business Solutions.   Please note our office will be closed from Monday 24 December 2018, reopening on Wednesday 9 January 2019.

Why Does Regular Reporting Matter?

For any business, no matter their size or industry, financial reporting is a crucial component of their strategy.  Without it, you’d have no idea where your business stands; if you’re losing money every month, or if you’re ready to take the next step. Even more...

Financial Planning for 2019

Financial Planning for 2019 2018 is almost over as we head into December and you might wonder if it’s too early to start planning for next year.  The short answer: Absolutely not!  It’s never too early to start thinking about the year ahead for your business and the...

5 Tips to Keep Your Bookkeeper Accountable

Accountability is a necessity for any business.  Without it, you might never reach your goals and you can have a difficult time getting straight answers from people.  One of the roles that requires ultimate accountability is in the bookkeeping process. Because...

The Importance of Setting and Tracking Company Targets

If you want to achieve any goals, you need to hold yourself accountable.  Whether your goal is to lose ten pounds in the next few months or to save enough money for a big trip, you need to track and manage them.  The old saying goes "what gets tracked gets managed"...

What advice do I need from my accountant?

If you’re a small business owner, chances are you’re an expert in your field.  Whether it’s repairing laptops, installing gutters or selling vintage stuffed animals, you don’t need a lot of help when it comes to your company’s offerings.  However, one topic that is...

10 Reasons to Outsource Payroll

If you're like most small business owners, you know how much of a time-strain payroll can be.  From sorting through time sheets to calculating tax withholdings and writing the cheques, it takes some time. The problem is a double-edged sword.  You want to grow and hire...

How to Simplify Payroll

As a small business owner, with so much already on your plate, finding a way to make at least one process quick and simple is a massive win.  Payroll is one of the most time-intensive and tedious tasks for any small business owner and finding a way to keep it simple...

Accounts Receivable – The Importance on Cash Flow

Cash Flow: It’s a pretty simple concept that most small business owners have a basic grasp on.  It's all about money coming in versus cash going out of the business and in the end, you hope that you have more coming in than going out! But where is this money going?...