In his treatise, Pacioli recommended Venetian book-keeping
above all others.
It's hard to believe the classic Book-keeping
& Acocunting For The Small Business: How To Keep The Books And Maintain Financial Control Over Your Business is now in its 7th revised, updated edition: its new incarnation and updated details will continue to appeal to modern readers, whether they be sole proprietors, partners, or limited corporations.
These seminars will include topics such as book-keeping
, financial planning, completing the business plan, business awareness, taxation, Vat, and a special 3-day business skills training programme.
Nick Brook, who runs Tax Assist Accountants at Lockwood, said businesses with poor book-keeping
records - where tax is likely to have been underpaid - were at a higher risk of investigation.
FINANCE and Management Business School is offering the opportunity of free book-keeping
and Sage taster courses suitable for all levels.
Karen Handcock, of WCAVA, said: "Whether you are good with figures or book-keeping
, or have ideas for fundraising activities, there's lots to do besides sports coaching.
TWO young mothers have set up a book-keeping
service "with a difference" for businesses in the Wrexham and Flintshire areas who can't afford to run their own accounts department.
Help that already exists ranges from the "Flying Start" programme, which helps graduates set up their own businesses, to training in tax law, employment law, book-keeping
and accounts for small businesses.
The first series of workshops - entitled Managing Cash Flow - deals with book-keeping
, debt management, mediation skills, coping with creditors and balancing income and expenditure.
Labour TD Joan Bruton said: "The HSE book-keeping
culture has led to a situation where patients have to wait longer and travel further for treatment.
Outside the court, Paton said: "It was all down to bad book-keeping
- bad bookkeeping of many years.
The South Shields business, set up by Paul White and Mike Shannon 22 months ago, offers payroll services, book-keeping
, and general accountancy and advice to small businesses on a monthly fixed rate.