AccountingWEB guide to starting up in practice
There's a lot to think about when starting up an accountancy firm and many stages of development to go through before the practice gets off the ground. It's not just solid technical skills that make a good practitioner - practice owners have to be adept in all areas of running the business, from selecting and implementing the right systems and processes, to knowing how to market the practice effectively and, most importantly, how to communicate effectively with clients and prospects.
AccountingWEB has collected together the following resources to help those embarking on the journey; also be sure to pay regular visits to our dedicated Start up in practice page.
- Ten decisions to make when starting up in practice
- Expert guide: Starting your own practice
- Seven secrets of creating the perfect practice
- The top five small firm mistakes
- How to write a marketing plan
- Lead generation on a budget
- How to win new business: A guide to networking
- Seven simple steps to winning new clients
- Blog: How to start marketing your business through the internet
- Starting a practice: What tools will you need?
- Equip your practice: Networking and back up options
- How much should you spend on IT?
- Blog: What software do I really need?
- Blog: Software, part two
- The brutal truth about partnership agreements
- The key ingredients of a successful partnership
- Practical health and safety for accountants
- Practice management advice
- Practical money management for accountants
- Practice tips: The Richard Murphy collection