Getting your ducks in a row

Getting your ducks in a row

Here’s one I’m sure the majority can relate to – having that idea to renovate a room in your house. I’ve recently decided to undertake the joy of modernising my bathroom. I had one of those moments where I was shocked at how much a tap costs and had to pull my poker...
Creating choice

Creating choice

I had a great conversation the other day with a chartered accountant contact of mine who also went solo during the spring of 2020.  He had become frustrated that his fellow partners within his tax advisory firm were not seeking for new solutions for clients and had...
Risk – what to do?

Risk – what to do?

Risk is something we face in every day life and sometimes it’s dealt with through our subconscious mind and other times it’s in our faces. Managing your personal finances is no different and there is arguably risk in every decision. Buying a house is a risk, putting...
Career risks

Career risks

I read a great article last week from Simon Kuper in the FT regarding FC Barcelona’s current financial problems.  In it, there are some comments that a lot of players join Barcelona with ‘imposter syndrome’, where you don’t think that you are good enough to do your...
Teamwork

Teamwork

Like many of us, we have a case of serious Olympic fever in our house and in the office at the moment. Seeing the comradery of the athletes is inspiring to watch, being a huge sports fan it is refreshing to see other athletes cheering their team mates, and even...