Business Guides - Your Accounts

Types of Accounts

Just as there are several different types of accountants, there are also many different types of accounts.

Your Books

Both sets of accounts (management & statutory) use the same basic information which they get from the same place - the Company's "books". First we shall look at the accounts themselves.

Bookkeeping basics

Your accounts can only ever be as accurate as the books you keep. In this section we explain the books you will need - and those you won't!

Credit control

There are sadly a great number of potential customers in the market who can cost your business a great deal of time and money by not paying their debts. Here is our guide to controlling them and keeping your credit the right side of the line.

How to get paid when freelancing

Ten tips from an industry expert offering advice on how to speed up tardy payment from a client - and what to do if they refuse to pay. Our guide on how to get paid when freelancing will help freelancers be prepared for difficult clients. 

Step- by-step guide to collecting payment

Joan Yeadon, proprietor of Credit Control Consultancy, explains how to collect payment quickly and effectively.

Enforcement of Small Claims Judgments in the County Court - Part 2

Legal experts, PRMS Ltd, continue their advice on how freelancers can recover debt.