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How to see the financial impact of key business decisions before they are made?

By Mark Holton on Mar 9, 2020

How to see the financial impact of key business decisions before they are made? What…

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The challenge of margin squeeze

By David Smith on Feb 7, 2020

As part of our online collaboration network sessions, we benchmark the firms in the group….

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Business advisory using a divisional approach

By Mark Holton on Jan 10, 2020

As we enter a new decade, I have been thinking about the ongoing issue in…

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Clear as mud

By David Smith on Dec 6, 2019

Often when I am undertaking a firm review I see documents and emails of advice…

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Hope in Financial Planning

By David Smith on Oct 3, 2019

Over the course of the past year or so I have written and spoken many…

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Soft Skills – the Future for Successful Accountants

By Mark Holton on Sep 5, 2019

If you have been working for several years in the accounting industry or maybe just…

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Millennials Rising

By David Smith on Aug 9, 2019

In late July we conducted our popular Young Guns workshop for emerging leaders. It is…

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The Most Important 10 Seconds in Your Firm!

By David Smith on Aug 8, 2019

When I conduct client consultative groups for firm a question I ask is whether the clients have visited the visited the firm’s website and for what purpose. Sadly the answers are quite depressing.

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Your CRM and Business Advisory Success

By Mark Holton from Smithink on Jul 7, 2019

Your Client Relationship Management (CRM) system in an integral part of your firm’s business advisory…

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The accountant’s ten steps to better client service

By on Jul 5, 2019

Great client service is an ongoing challenge for accounting firms. I was recently asked, “what…

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The Value-Added Proposition

By Mark Holton from Smithink on May 10, 2019

Good profitability, strong cash flow, growing return and being client-focused go hand in hand. At…

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Time for a fireside chat?

By David Smith from Smithink on Apr 5, 2019

For as long as I have been engaged in the accounting profession, almost every firm…

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