REVIEW: QuickBooks SimpleStart. By Nigel Harris
The first few months of a new business are often the most critical. Most small businesses fail within their first two years. All the more reason to ensure that they have a good grasp of their financial position from the outset to give them the best chance of making a success of the new venture.
A good, basic accounting system is critical, but small business advisers have always faced a dilemma. Do they recommend a full-size, but relatively expensive accounts package at a time when the fledgling business is looking to keep costs as low as possible?