22 episodes

Welcome to the Let’s Get Down to Business podcast. If you want to step up your game, overcome challenges or simply explore the avenue of how to grow your business, this is your one stop shop.

Join us, A4G Chartered Accountants and Advisers as we provide food for thought and real actionable guidance to help your business maximise its full potential.

It’s time to learn, time to grow, it’s time to get down to business.

Let's Get Down to Business A4G Chartered Accountants

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Welcome to the Let’s Get Down to Business podcast. If you want to step up your game, overcome challenges or simply explore the avenue of how to grow your business, this is your one stop shop.

Join us, A4G Chartered Accountants and Advisers as we provide food for thought and real actionable guidance to help your business maximise its full potential.

It’s time to learn, time to grow, it’s time to get down to business.

    Christmas Special Episode | Lessons from 2021, Goals for 2022

    Christmas Special Episode | Lessons from 2021, Goals for 2022

    It’s that time of year that we all start to reflect on the lessons we’ve learnt and celebrate the successes of the year and look forward at the goals we want to achieve in the following year. 
    In today’s episode we’re joined by friends of the firm and likeminded business owners to find out what lessons they learnt in 2021 and the goals their going into 2022 with. Listen along and gain some food for thought to start reflecting on your own key takeaways and goals for the new year. 
    *Let’s connect*
    A4G | Website | Email | LinkedIn 
    Kate Golby, Kasaris Communications | Email | LinkedIn
    Mary Eniolu, Can Do Academy | Email | LinkedIn
    David Breaker, Wellness Wide | Email | LinkedIn
    Michelle Dowsett, Discovery PA | Email | LinkedIn
    James Dand, Inner Anthem| Email | LinkedIn 
    Kenny Stibbles, Konsileo | Email | LinkedIn
    Luke Walden, MoneyCorp | Email | LinkedIn
    Pamela Angley, Angley Digital Media | Email | LinkedIn
    Paul Carter, Let’s Clean | Email | LinkedIn 
    Toufak Ahangari, Insights into Funding Ltd | Email | LinkedIn
    Linda Garcia, Alluxi Consulting Ltd | Email | LinkedIn
    Ryan Wakeman, Sypro Financial Consultancy | Email | LinkedIn
    Linda Cloke, We Do Social Media Ltd | Email | LinkedIn
    Martin Kingman, Professional Legal Collections Ltd | Email | LinkedIn
    Sebastian Knudsen, Fluidly | Email | LinkedIn
    Richard Cox, Richard Cox Wealth Management | Email | LinkedIn

    • 30 min
    Episode 15 | Systems, Systems, Systems

    Episode 15 | Systems, Systems, Systems

    Is your business dependent on you? Would your business still be able to run efficiently without you? Are silly things going wrong in your business? Do you have ‘growing pains’ or maybe you’re struggling to grow? You need systems.
    In today’s episode (the last in our 12 vital ingredients for business success series), Charlotte is joined by our Managing Partner, Malcolm Palmer, who has built a successful business, which has grown consecutively for over 25 years based on systems, to discuss the importance of systems and how to implement them.
    You’ll learn: What systems are, how they can help you grow your business and make it less dependent on you, how to format your systems and how to train your team on systems and ensure they are writing, following and improving upon them.
    Stay connected with us
    A4G (us) | LinkedIn | Facebook | Website | Email
    Malcolm Palmer | LinkedIn
    Books | Toyota Way | The E-myth Revisited | Black Box Thinking  

    • 45 min
    Episode 14 | Mindset with Robyn Lee

    Episode 14 | Mindset with Robyn Lee

    In today’s episode, we’re chatting with the wonderful Robyn Lee – Business Owner, Nutritionist, Operations Director for two businesses, Podcast Host and mum of one.
    Robyn shares how she left an intense 90-hour-week corporate job to follow a new passion in nutrition and has built up the portfolio she has today. She shares the biggest lessons she’s learnt, how to keep your mindset in check in business and her advice for preventing burn out.
    * Stay connected with us * 
    A4G (us) | LinkedIn | Facebook | Website | Email
    Robyn | Instagram | LinkedIn | Podcast

    • 36 min
    Episode 13 | How to avoid partnership failure and build a good team

    Episode 13 | How to avoid partnership failure and build a good team

    A staggering 70% of business partnerships fail.
    Have you mixed personal relationships with business? Or has your business grown, and partnerships have developed? Don’t be part of the staggering 70% of business partnerships that fail.
    This week, Josh Curties, Partner at A4G, is discussing the factors that often lead to business partnership failure and how you can avoid them. He also delves into how you can build a good team and motivate them to reduce over dependence on managers and owners.
    Stay connected with us
    A4G | LinkedIn | Facebook | Website | Email
    Josh Curties | LinkedIn

    • 40 min
    Episode 12 | How to use your time more effectively as an owner manager

    Episode 12 | How to use your time more effectively as an owner manager

    Do you wish there were more hours in the day? Do you spend the majority of your day fire-fighting issues? Do you know how to effectively spend your time and delegate?
    This week we’re covering the next 2 ingredients for business success with Emma sharing her advice and tips for how to use your time more effectively as a business owner (citing the 60:30:10 rule, the quadrant time management system, the 5 D’s of management) and how to ensure you as the business owner are in the right roles.
    To carry on this conversation and ensure make new habits to use your time effectively, we recommend you read some of the following books:

    Black Box Thinking - https://amzn.to/3lSOAPF
    The E-Myth Revisited - https://amzn.to/3piEhXo
    One Minute Manager - https://amzn.to/3AZqzea

     

    • 32 min
    Bonus episode: How the Budget announcements impact you and your business

    Bonus episode: How the Budget announcements impact you and your business

    This week Charlotte hands over the mic to Josh Curties, Partner at A4G (and our in-house Tax Communications Manager) to discuss the hot-topic of the moment for owner-managed businesses - The Chancellor's Autumn Budget. 
    In this episode Josh dives deeper into the Budget announcements (and the small print) and discusses what the changes may mean for you and your business. He discusses the changes to when you can draw your private pension, the changes to Capital Gains Tax and flaws to the system, the new income tax rates from 2022/23 and so much more commentary and insight. 
    Read to full summary on our website here: https://www.a4g-llp.co.uk/knowledge-hub/budget

    • 19 min

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