The Importance of a SWOT Analysis when Business Planning

  People often ask me, what is the difference between a strategic plan and a business plan. Briefly, a strategic plan sets the strategic direction of a company; it will contain information about mission, vision and long-term direction. The business plan focuses primarily on forecasts and profitability, as well as focusing on the market, customers…

Angela O’Leary, AG Associates Accountants: 5 popular payroll questions for start-ups answered

Angela O’Leary, AG Associates Accountants: 5 popular payroll questions for start-ups answered Our feature last month was about PAYE Modernisation, the real-time world payroll reporting that employers will change over to, commencing January 1, 2019. Since then, we have received a number of payroll-related questions, particularly from start-ups. Payroll is a complex accounting function. There…