Can we help?
If you would like to discuss how My Business Centre can help you and your business, then please call Fiona on 01392 590068 for the Exeter and Crediton area or Claire on 01837 55482 for the Okehampton and Tavistock area.
QuickBooks is a great book-keeping tool that has an impressive suite of reports to help you see how you are doing, how you are performing compared to last month or last year, who owes you money and lots more.
Most users agree that it is much easier to use than Sage, being able to double-click to amend a mistake is a particular favourite.
As a desktop product it is hard to beat.
We can offer training and support if you need it.
If you use a manual cashbook then we can too! However we can show you lots of ways to use technology in your business, making you more efficient, giving you better access to your numbers and creating more time for you.
Excel – if you want to use spreadsheets, we can help you design and improve yours, or we can show you how to do some of the common formula to help you control and check your own numbers.
Software training – we can show you how to get the most from your current software.
Cloud – this gives you the most efficiencies if you are able to work electronically. It also minimises your paper usage and boxes of archiving so you get ‘green points’ too!
See the menu on the left for further details.
Turning your sole trade or partnership into a limited company can have huge benefits, often tax savings as well as a legal ring fence giving personal security for the owners.
We can advise the best trading format, pointing out the benefits and disadvantages of each.
If you decide you that the Limited status is for you then we can form your company and guide you through the incorporation process doing as much of it as you wish.
Company Secretarial Services – We offer a full service to meet your requirements.
As a new business, it is hard to know where to go to get all of the advice and support you will need to get started and help your business grow in the initial stages.
How much money will I need to get started? What form of record keeping do I need? How do I register my business? Do I need to be VAT registered? Should I trade as a limited company, sole trader or partnership? How do I employ staff and what are the implications? We will help you answer all of those questions in a way that will offer maximum benefit to you and your business.
We can help you prepare a business plan for submission to your bank with any funding applications (including detailed profit forecasts and cashflow projections). We can assist you in those applications and point you in the right direction for any grants that may be available to you.
You do not need to feel alone, our team of professionals will offer friendly and accurate information to allow you to make informed and confident decisions.
We understand that starting up in business is incredibly exciting but at the same time can be terrifying!
We also offer a free New Business Start Up Guide which contains all the information about things you need to consider when setting up in business. Please feel free to drop in and pick up your copy, or call us and we will send you one. You can also download a copy here.