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RP Fighting Blindness (RPFB)

RP Fighting Blindness (RPFB)

ABOUT RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA (RP) AND RP FIGHTING BLINDNESS (RPFB):


Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a hereditary disease of the retina that results in progressive loss of sight and blindness.  In the UK, it is estimated that some 25,000 families are affected by RP and there is currently no available cure or treatment.

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RP Fighting Blindness Fundraiser

RP Fighting Blindness Fundraiser

This Lent season (18 February-4 April 2015) James, Stanley & Co Ltd. will be fundraising for RP Fighting Blindness, a charitable organisation raising funds for retinitis pigmentosa (RP) research, a hereditary disease of the retina that results in progressive loss of sight and blindness. Read more here.

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Changes to Business Reply and Freepost envelopes

Changes to Business Reply and Freepost envelopes

In September 2013, Royal Mail announced that as from 7th November 2014 all Business Reply envelopes and Freepost envelopes must carry a special personalised bar code.


After this date, they may reject the envelopes or impose a surcharge. To ensure that your envelopes comply with the very latest rules why not contact positive Print who can assist you in adding the correct bar code to ensure that you are compliant.

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What's in a name?

What's in a name?

Everything!
 

The name and image of your business is what people use to distinguish you from your competitors. It’s important to create a brand that your clients and prospects will respond to.


There are three elements you need to identify when constructing a brand:

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The ways to start up your business

The ways to start up your business

Starting up your business…..often a mind boggling concept, especially for individuals who have previously accrued a CV solely served as an employee. What heightens this strain and stress for new business owners is the dramatic tax implications from getting this start up wrong!

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Business Success & Failure

Business Success & Failure

With 30 years’ experience in public practice as a Chartered Accountant I have seen many success stories and business failures. When I look back at the individual cases of success and failure there are, without doubt, common features to the successful business and those doomed to failure.

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65+ Guaranteed Growth Bonds

65+ Guaranteed Growth Bonds

Here's what you need to know about 65+ Guaranteed Growth Bonds:

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Year in Review

Year in Review

It's a New Year and a new start but before we begin our new initaitives we wanted to take a moment to outline all the wonderful success we've had in 2014! 

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Insight Series | Jewellers

Insight Series | Jewellers

One of our oldest clients is a jeweller and as such, we have provided a number of services to our clients in this industry with the right insight they need to succeed. We’d like to see the same for your company, so from our team to yours, here are ten ways to transform your business today:

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Debt Collection for your Business

Debt Collection for your Business

Every company wishes it had a full list of reliable clients that always paid on time. In all businesses, prompt payments are received gratefully and late payments are dreaded, therefore credit control and debt management are important to ensure a constant and steady cash flow. Keeping on top of company billing, income and expenditure is really important to help understand how financially successful your business is; something we would love to help you achieve.

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Insight Series: Photography

Insight Series: Photography

James, Stanley & Co Ltd has been helping photographers for over 20 years. As such, we have provided a number of services to our clients in this industry with the right insight they need to succeed. We’d like to see the same for your company, so from our team to yours, here are some quick tips to attain the James Stanley Standard for your photography business!

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Goal reviewing for the New Year

Goal reviewing for the New Year
Now that 2015 has officially rolled in, it’s time to reflect on your previous year’s goals and see how they compare with the outcomes. While this may seem daunting it’s essential for future goal setting as it’s a great opportunity to reflect on your previous strategies and accomplishments. 
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How to plan your property investment portfolio

How to plan your property investment portfolio

Benchmarking Finance


If you need to purchase using loan finance, will a mortgage company lend to your limited company rather than yourself? If yes, will they charge a penal rate?

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Making your properties tax efficient

Making your properties tax efficient

Against the rental income of furnished residential properties, you can offset a significant amount of the ongoing expenditure, including:-

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Meet the Team | Dawn

Meet the Team | Dawn

Profession: Accountant


Years in the business:  Over 20 years

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Why you should Benchmark your Business

Why you should Benchmark your Business

Benchmarking is simply the process where you compare your financial results with your competitors and it is one of the most widely used management tools.

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Strategic Reports

Strategic Reports

For financial years ending on or after 30 September 2013 all UK companies other than those entitled to claim small company exemptions are required to include a Strategic Report as well as a Directors’ Report as part of their annual accounts reporting package.

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Systemise your business for a better life

Systemise your business for a better life

Last evening I went out for a drink with a long standing client of the practice and we lamented on how our respective businesses were dependent on ourselves – the more successful we get the harder we have to work.

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How to inspire your team!

How to inspire your team!

Have you ever walked into business and the first person you come across is unwelcoming, disengaged, or just neutral? Does it make you think this employee is not happy, that this might not be a great place to work, and more importantly is it really the kind of business you want to work with?

Here are five ways you can foster a positive work environment and empower your team: -

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10 steps to a Google-friendly website

10 steps to a Google-friendly website

Are you having trouble bringing the right (or any) people to your website? Chances are your business is buried somewhere in the pages of Google. If that's the case, here are some basic SEO strategies you can begin to implement in your own website!

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