Monday, September 19, 2011

Business Club Get Tax, Finance and Excel Top Tips

The Women's Organisations 'Business Club' were treated to 'Tax Tips and Finance Facts' this month with RMC Accountancy and ExcelAce.

It was a lovely evening at the organisation's new home at 54 St James Street. Thanks to a lucky turn in the weather and the fabulous speakers the business women attending enjoyed fantastic views across the Mersey from the buildings roof terrace while networking as well as two interesting talks on a topic daunting to most new business starts. Local business A2Z cafe based in Liverpool ONE kindly supplied free platters of sandwiches and fruit for the evening which went down a treat with the networkers.

Helen and Emma from RMC Accountancy kicked off the evening showing us "the good, the bad and the ugly" of record keeping, encouraging the women to 'keep organised book keeping records' and to set aside your taxable part of your income and not even consider it yours. Business club members then took full advantage of having a couple of accounting experts in the room and grilled the girls on all kinds of tax and accounting issues getting some really useful advice.

Then after some more networking it was the turn of ExcelAce Traci Williams. Traci managed to perform a small miracle making spread sheets come to life showing some simple tricks for helping to keep your records neat and easy to access.

Feedback left by the women at the end of the night included:

"Friendly, informative, supportive"
"Spread sheets - fabulous, engaging, fun, interesting. Loved it! Well done"
"Informative and relaxed. Good"
"Accountancy - very helpful and encouraging. Thank you"
"A great evening, very informative"
"Very enjoyable evening. Thank you."
"The Excel Lady was brilliant! Good fun and informative"
"Well organised and very helpful. Thank you"
"Interesting and informative, thank you"
"Very enjoyable evening. Thanks to all the speakers"
"Very good presentations, informative, friendly and nice sandwiches!"

The Women's Organisation are currently offering FREE membership to their business club to women who are running their own business in the North West of England. The business club hold regular networking and specialist training opportunities to support women to further grow and sustain their businesses.

For more information on how to become a member of the business club or for any other of our business support services please contact our team on 0151 706 8111/0161 833 8800 or

Next month at the business club we are delighted to welcome fantastic consultant and coach Sylvia Walker who will be talking about the importance of "Work Life Balance". The event will be on 18th October from 6pm-8.30pm. For more information or to book a place please contact or call 0151 706 8111.

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