Month: September 2015

How to manage your accounts more easily in the months ahead

The final days of summer are getting closer, which means many small business owners may be looking at squeezing in a final break before getting back to the grindstone. August also represents a great opportunity to make some changes to your business to get it ready to go once things pick up again in the...

The Dash

We were recently reminded of Linda Ellis’ poem The Dash, which you can read in full here. The Dash talks about the life of a man who has passed away, being talked about by his friend at the funeral. The friend refers to everything that he had done and achieved during his life as being...

The Chinese economy and its influence on the markets

The warning signs for the Chinese economy began way back in July, when the Shanghai Composite Index lost more than 8% on a single day. Overall, during the month of July the market suffered its worst month for six years, losing 29% from the peak June price. But that was all before the dramatic falls...

September Market Commentary

“Markets can fall as well as rise…” Never was that statement more true than in August, when virtually all the major world markets headed down, led by the plunging stock market in China. It became virtually impossible to watch a news bulletin without seeing a shell-shocked fund manager or a weeping private investor. It is,...