Newsletter:

BDO Know How, October 2015

BDO Know How is our bi-monthly business newsletter providing updates on key business and tax issues which you need to know to best optimise your business.

We explore:

  • Exponential disruption and exponential organisations
    According to many leading commentators the next 20 years will be characterised by a continuous increasing rate of technological disruption for many of the mass occupations that people perform. This will be led by a range of organisations who are taking advantage of technological advancements that are already disrupting our way of working and thinking...
     
  • Managing your cash flow using technology
    A healthy cash flow can sometimes prove difficult to sustain, especially if your business has a number of outstanding customer invoices not yet paid. Fortunately, and through the progression of technology, many new and exciting accounting systems have emerged that make shoebox accounting nothing more than an interesting anecdote of a bygone day...
     
  • Playing to the conditions
    With the Rugby World Cup now underway, employers may find themselves considering requests for leave or flexible work hours during this time. With the games being played in England and Wales, rugby fans will be waking up at all hours to watch their favourite teams play, potentially turning up to work late or tired, or not coming to work at all...
     
  • With all the recent advances in technology I'm looking for a new way to connect with my customers. Is there a way to break into this market?Humans have always been a creative bunch when it comes to communication.
    From our cavemen ancestors using a simple marking on a cave to indicate safety or danger to the Shakespearian writers creating elaborate odes and poems. Jump to the information age and we are bombarded with useless emails and advertisements in the form of junk mail and spam...
     
  • Trust Administration - What's Mine's Mine, and What's Yours, I'll have Half!
    We heard a story recently that made us sit up and take notice. It was a timely reminder that trust administration is essential to ensure that your trust is not, your alter ego...