Author: Craig Whitton

Thought for the Week 22/10/12

  “To get the most out of life you need passion, without passion there is no persistence without persistence there is no performance, without performance we are all just spectators on the stage of life.”  

Newcastle Bookkeeper / Intermediate Accounts

Real Balance is a young, vibrant bookkeeping and financial control firm based in HAMILTON. We are seeking a bookkeeper or intermediate accounts person with 2 to 4 years’ experience. Professional or public practice accounting experience would be highly regarded.We are committed to providing superior bookkeeping and financial control services to a wide range of business… Read more »

WOW, limited time only bookkeeping from $150 per hour!

You think it sounds ridiculous? Well, you would be right and I agree. But I am always amazed when small business owners in Newcastle say to me “our accountant does our bookkeeping“. Why? Many of you will be paying up to $150 per hour for bookkeeping. Furthermore, if you were going to recruit an in… Read more »

Screw cashflow … and make a plan!

My “Screw it” business perspective has been called lots of things, contrarian is probably one of the kindest.  My approach is intended to highlight the need to do the right things at the right time. To help make my point the Titanic is a great example. When the Titanic hit the iceberg it is fair… Read more »

Don’t look … your house is about to fall down!

A professional bookkeeper is an investment in your business, you will reap the benefits of taking the time to get the right person for your business. The expertise and insight of a professional bookkeeper will change they way you see your business. Most importantly their work will set the foundation for all future business decisions… Read more »

When in doubt …. KISS!

I am not one for New Year’s Resolutions but last year I decided to make one, and that was, “when in doubt, KISS”. This isn’t what it sounds like, I am not going to suggest you walk around and spread the love, though if that is the way you roll then so be it. I… Read more »