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Welcome to the GSM & Co Blog where we share our expertise and experience of best accountancy practice. Do let us know of your experiences. And if you have any questions that arise we'd be delighted to answer them.

08 Dec 2020

Protect and project your value in a post-Covid era

The coronavirus recession is unlike anything business owners have experienced before, with many companies plunged into uncertainty.

30 Nov 2020

Goal setting in uncertain times

COVID-19 has changed the business landscape for everyone. Few companies have not been affected by it in some way. While some changes may be temporary, others may present longer-term challenges.

23 Nov 2020

The importance of good record keeping during the pandemic

As we adapt to regularly shifting circumstances, and more remote working during this pandemic, it has become very clear how important good record keeping is as a key aspect of business continuity planning and one that shouldn’t be overlooked.

07 Sep 2020

Getting your business back in the swing of things

With summer drawing to a close and the ease on commercial restrictions increasing, business are facing the ‘new normal’ once up and running again.

24 Jul 2020

A post-lockdown wake-up call for business

Slowly but surely, businesses in every sector are heading back to work.

16 Jun 2020

In the current crisis a band-aid won’t keep you well heeled. A good accountant will.

A good accountant will always determine areas of your business requiring attention, identify those that have the most potential for growth, provide insights on cash flow, advise and assist in implementing improvements to stock management, ascertain if there’s a need for business financing and produce financial forecasts so you can make better decisions.

02 Jun 2020

Navigating the pandemic with a hole in the hull will not be remedied with a sticking plaster

Charities could miss out on well over £4bn worth of income in the wake of the pandemic, so navigating the crisis with such a hole in your reserves will not be remedied with sticking plaster solutions.

28 Apr 2020

Whether your financial management needs a pull or push to get through this crisis, don’t do it in isolation

The coronavirus is undoubtedly pushing companies and charities alike to operate in different and even new ways.Your systems, decision making and resilience are likely being tested as never before, as you juggle priorities, productivity and/or performance.

27 Apr 2020

UK200Group Coronavirus Business Impact Survey – April 2020

The responses to this survey confirm the widely held view that SMEs have been dramatically impacted by the effect of the pandemic.

12 Mar 2020

Key points from the Budget

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced his Budget to Parliament on Wednesday 11th March; the wider implications of which are sure to impact upon SMEs across the UK.

05 Mar 2020

IR35 - are you in or are you out?

April 6th 2020 sees the expansion of IR35, a piece of tax legislation which determines whether a worker is employed or self-employed.

06 Dec 2019

Reflections on 2019. Will you see things differently at the end of 2020?

They say hindsight is 20:20 vision, in that you can clearly see what happened when looking back. So, when looking back at your business in 2019, do you have a clear understanding of what has happened in your organisation last year and why?

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