Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 09:30 - 10:30

Can bookkeeping businesses make themselves recession proof?

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Can bookkeeping businesses make themselves recession proof?

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 09:30 to 10:30

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About this session

Join us for The Bookkeeping Show, our live interactive panel show dedicated to our growing bookkeeping community. Featuring AccountingWEB's Editor-in-Chief Joanne Birtwistle alongside The 6 Figure Bookkeeper Club's Zoe Whitman and Jo Wood, each episode is packed with winning tips and advice from those who've been there, faced the challenges of the modern bookkeeper and won. Add on the opportunity to put your questions directly to the panel plus earn a CPD point for attending via our simple survey form, and this free session is perfect for the modern bookkeeper.

Joanne Birtwistle is AccountingWEB's Editor-in-Chief and is responsible for the editorial strategy of the site as well as being owing the content programmes for the Accounting Excellence Awards and AccountingWEB Live Expo. Prior to her role on AccountingWEB, Jo was Communications Manager, North at Ernst & Young (EY) and Editor at TheBusinessDesk.com. Jo Wood FICB PM.Dip runs an award-winning six-figure bookkeeping practice around her family and has rapidly grown her business to a team of 12 in less than two years. Zoe Whitman FCCA is a business coach, accountant and author, with NLP and life coaching training. She won awards for her work as a bookkeeper while working part time around her young children and has been named one of the Top 50 Women in Accounting.

The Bookkeeping Show focuses on the bookkeeper's needs - something only bookkeepers understand! Our hosts are thus regularly joined by fellow bookkeepers, with the likes of Emma James (The Number Ninja), Linda Owen (LMO Bookkeeping), Nicola Fallon (Virtual Accounts and Taxes), Jaye Snell (Exe Bookkeeping) and Alison Bryan (Flourish Accounts) all ensuring a discussion as relevant as it is entertaining. Topics have included the 'bookkeeper take' on such current challenges as niching, advisory, onboarding, new business, self assessment and the opportunities (really) afforded by MTD. 

As well debating tips and advice, we always make time for lively Q&A with Joanne, Jo, Zoe and guests taking questions from the audience. This is your chance to chat with the most progressive and friendly voices in bookkeeping - all for free. With limited spaces available, register now to secure your place.


Join the Bookkeeping Show where our panel will discuss what bookkeepers can do to shore up their businesses in the face of recession.

We will discuss the client conversations happening around the economy but not dwell on the doom and gloom. This will be a positive session! What positive action can bookkeepers take - for themselves and their clients to preempt change and find opportunity?

In this session, Joanne Birtwistle will ask Jo Wood, Zoe Whitman and Leanda Daddow, Co-Director & Visionary Leader of Celtic Bookkeeping and Accountancy Services Ltd how bookkeepers can support their clients right now, what bookkeepers can change to help themselves in a recession and what they should not be doing.

We will:
-Talk about how the bookkeeping community and their clients are feeling about the economy
-Consider pricing - will lowering your prices help you or your clients?
-Discuss the support you can give clients that are struggling
-Find positive actions you can take for your business.

You will earn 1 CPD point by attending this free 45-60 minute session in full

You must be registered and logged in to an AccountingWeb account to claim CPD points.

Please ensure details used to claim CPD points match those used when registering for this episode. Your certificate will be sent to you within 30 days of submitting your details.

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