Single use plastic off the balance sheet at accountants

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Leek based LSGK Accountants Ltd are playing their part in tackling a global problem by signing up to a scheme designed to cut plastic pollution. Environmental pressure group, Surfers Against Sewage have devised the special business toolkit to enable any business, large or small, to remove single use plastic from their business. Globally, we are producing nearly 300 million tonnes …

Bite size case studies – How LSGK Accountants offer added value to our clients to improve their business and increase profitability and reduce stress.

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Case Study 1 – A locally based retail outlet was using manual based systems with little control over stock and struggling with cashflow. Working alongside our client we researched and evaluated an EPOS system, with integrated stock control and accounting system. With on-site bookkeeping training, turnover increased from £510,000 to £1.1m in 12 months, pre-tax profits increased 3.5 times and …

Business competition prize grows with radio advertising package

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A competition for start-up entrepreneurs in Staffordshire Moorlands has received a prize boost thanks to a local radio station. Biddulph based online station Churnet Sound Radio has pitched in to offer a year’s advertising for the competition winner worth £900. This means the Dyer’s Den competition, which first took place in 2019, will reward a deserving business or entrepreneur, trading …

Business competition is back bigger than ever

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A competition for start-up entrepreneurs in Staffordshire Moorlands is now launching with a bigger prize package and a new image makeover following a delay due to the pandemic. The Dyer’s Den competition, which first took place in 2019, rewards a deserving business or entrepreneur, trading for three years or less, with a first prize worth £6000 and a runner-up prize …

The grass isn’t always greener…..

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By Jed Eatough, director LSGK Accountants “Twice in two days I have had former clients call me to ask if we would mind LSGK taking them back to look after them. “The key words here are ‘look after’. Obviously, the answer was yes but I suppose the question would be why they left in the first place? “Possibly on price, …

Accountants pledge to protect future of young people in Leek

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Leek based LSGK Accountants Ltd are the latest business to sign up to a scheme to ensure the survival of a Leek youth club. @21 is based in Market Street, Leek and plays a vital role in helping and protecting the more vulnerable youngsters in the area. It gives them a base, an activity centre, structure, and people to talk …

Marketing investment numbers add up for accountants

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Profits are up at an accountancy practice who are reaping the benefits of bringing in professional help with their marketing and PR. LSGK Accountants from Leek have reported 20 per cent growth in their year ending 31 July. Even growing their client base during the Coronavirus pandemic. The firm started working with marketing and PR agency, Mark Brammar Associates in …

Accountant joins influential body to help start-ups

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Leek based accountant, Jed Eatough (pictured), director of LSGK Accountants, is the latest businessperson to be invited to join Staffordshire Enterprise Board, run by Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce. The board gives support to the Chambers’ enterprise activities and engagement of pre and post-start businesses in Staffordshire. The Chambers are keen to have representatives from each area it covers. Jed is …

Credit to business in influencing government decision

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A local business group has played a major role in influencing government coronavirus pandemic business policy. Board members of the Staffordshire Moorlands Chamber of Commerce discussed trade credit insurance (TCI) at their meeting in April. Chamber chief executive, Sara Williams (pictured) then raised the issue with the British Chambers of Commerce, using words from the meeting to give evidence on …

Watertight entry seals business competition prize

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A competition for start-up entrepreneurs in Staffordshire Moorlands has been won by a new business providing flood risk and drainage consultancy. The 2020 winner, Rennard Consulting, was set up in October 2019 by Faye Gennard who lives in Leek. The second annual Dyer’s Den competition carried a prize worth £5000 in cash and business services. The final was originally scheduled …