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Preparing Your Own Accounts

As Electricians, accounting and book keeping can be a scary business. The least scary option is to have an accountant do them for us. This frees us up to do what we do best. That way we can keep earning instead of losing our head in numbers and hoping for the best!

If you do your own accounts, that's fine too. I can say though, that an accountant is much more likely to keep you compliant as well as save you a lot of money in tax savings and more. Do speak to a few to get an idea where they...

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Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) A Threat Or Opportunity?

You've probably heard a lot lately about Artificial Intelligence? Maybe you've also heard about all the different jobs that'll be affected by Artificial Intelligence? Or maybe that Robots will take over the world soon?

Whatever your opinion, one thing for certain is that times are changing FAST and it is inevitable that the biggest changes are yet to come (and sooner than you think!).

So what are the facts? What is the fiction? And will there be any hope or opportunities at the end of all...

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3 Simple Reasons Why Electricians Go Out Of Business

I'm sure you already know the general stats that most small businesses go under in the first three years, and that most (90%) won't last for ten years.

But for Electricians specifically, there's some things that cause this which really should not! Yes, there's some things so ridiculously simple that make a difference to success or failure!

While I would agree that the main culprits are Leads, Prices and Cashflow, I'm going to look at some that are less commonly stated, but just as lethal ...

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3 Reasons Why Certificate Software Is Essential For Electricians

Whether you are using paper certificates for your jobs, or an Electronic version, I wanted to mention just THREE of the main reasons why Electronic certificates are the way to go (even more so these days) ...

Maybe you are used to paper version and are comfortable with the routine you have?

Or maybe you have been considering Electronic certificates (there are several options out there) but needed more information?

Perhaps after reading these reasons you might be more convinced to jump...

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Why Most Electricians Mess Up Quotes And What You Can Do To Sort Yours Out

Do you dread doing quotes and worry that you haven't priced it with enough profit in it for you? Do you also worry that the customer might think it’s too high? Or perhaps that someone you did a similar job for last month will find out that you just quoted someone else a lower price? The problem with doing quotes is that too many Electricians make it way more complicated than it should be.

Even if you've come out of the dark ages and stopped using time-consuming spreadsheets or...

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