Articles covering 'bookkeeping'

Boogles wins Accounting Franchisor of the Year

on 9 October, 2013 1 comment so far -

Boogles founder, entrepreneur and CoreLegal founder member Lisa Newton  has, for the second year in a row scooped the award of Accounting Franchisor of the Year, as hosted by BKN (The Bookkeepers Network), and backed by the votes of fellow book-keepers, accountants, business owners and members of The Network.

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Fighting the (financial) flab – costs that creep up (almost) unnoticed

on 1 April, 2013 No comments yet -

 When you’re running a business the costs can creep up when we’re not looking… (a little bit like putting on weight)… the next thing we know, we’re tied into contracts and weighed down by large overheads and we wonder how we got there?!

Lisa Newton (CoreLegal founder member and founder of Boogles Ltd, the London-based specialist bookkeeping service for solicitors and barristers) offers her latest perspective on what can be the difference between profit and loss for  law firms.

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3 Numbers To Keep An Eye On

on 7 February, 2013 No comments yet -

There is a saying – ‘if winning didn’t count, no-one would keep track of the scores’, so when you’re running a business, SOMEone, should be keeping track of the scores.  

This blog from Lisa Newton (CoreLegal founder member and founder of Boogles Ltd, the London-based specialist bookkeeping service for solicitors and barristers) will give you three ideas of what you can track on the FINANCE side of your business… and why its so important.

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Where do you REALLY make and lose money?

on 15 January, 2013 No comments yet -

One of the benefits of keeping good financial records, is that you can really analyse your data and understand what is making your business tick. Periodically – it might be quarterly, or annually – at the calendar year end, or financial year end… it would benefit you to spend an afternoon to look at what is actually happening in your business.

Lisa Newton (CoreLegal founder member and founder of Boogles Ltd, the London-based specialist bookkeeping service for solicitors and barristers) offers her perspective on what can be the difference between profit and loss for  law firms.

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Spreadsheets v legal accounts packages

on 6 July, 2011 No comments yet -

So, lets picture the scene. You are a sole practitioner and have just set up your new solicitors practice. There was a choice you had to make:

1/ Research and invest in legal accounts package

2/ Put the records on a spreadsheet

What are the implications of this choice…?

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on 18 January, 2011 1 comment so far -

You always read about how important it is to get bookkeeping systems in place, why you need to have a good bookkeeper, how to find a good cashier, but this article is different.

Lisa Newton, founder of CoreLegal and the Boogles bookkeeping franchise, recounts some real life solicitors’ bookkeeping horror stories. Names and dates have been changed to protect the innocent. When it goes wrong it can go very, very wrong…

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