With the current pandemic, many of us are having to work from home. For some, this is normal, but for many of us, it’s very new and somewhat scary. You may not know how to manage your time, how to run your business, or what you could be doing to help you in the long-run. This blog is here to help you on what to do, and how to make the most of your time in order to benefit you and your business.
Take Your Time
Nobody likes to deal with accounts and bookkeeping; mainly because it is time-consuming and stressful. Let’s look on the brightside…if you can’t go out to work as often as usual, then this gives you more time to focus on the important things. Take some time out each week or month to ensure that you are up to date on everything. This will calm your mind, keep you focused, and also give you less work to do when this is all over.
Stay In Touch
If your company has had to put their staff on hold, then why not keep in touch? It’s a tough time all around, but you keeping in touch with your employees would be a really positive and encouraging thing to do. Put business aside and remember that we are all in this together.
Think About Growth
If you are unable to work, or even if you are working fewer hours, this gives you more time to grow your business. This pandemic won’t be around forever, so think about what you can do to expand your business, and take the time out to work on it.
Have you opted for simplified expenses because it was the easier option? If so, now is the time to calculate things accurately and see if you would benefit by calculating everything precisely? The simplified option is OK, but you may be losing out. Sit down and calculate what you are entitled to, and then compare it to the simplified expenses.
Recent Start-up Business?
If you have recently started up as self-employed and you are concerned about what you can and can’t do, don’t worry. There is help available for everyone. First of all, check out our FREE e-book on how to kick-start your new business. Then, get in touch and see what we can do for you as your accountant.
You are not alone in this. We can and will do this together.