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The Business Improvement Summit


Achieving success together

Supporting your business

We help businesses like yours achieve success - however that looks for you. 

We love using software to do the heavy lifting and the boring bits which, coupled with our expertise, ensure your numbers are meaningful and tell the story of your business. It's about empowering you to make the right decisions and sleep at night!

If you want to focus on what really matters to you, be confident in your business decisions and have a trusted business adviser with you every step of the way, get in touch today!

The Rowdens Team


If you're in need of a financial steer, our team of friendly and approachable accountants are the people for you. We can arrange an initial chat and talk through your options. Find out more about us by clicking on any of the links below.

Company year-end preparations: time to get ready

As your company year-end date gets closer, there are a number of administrative and financial tasks to start planning for – so it’s a good idea to get yourself organised and ready. There are seveRead more

Can directors and employees receive gifts from the company tax free?

Giving gifts to your employees can be a great way to increase engagement and raise the overall morale of your team. But how much can you give before there are tax implications? And how do the rulesRead more

WTF: donuts may be the new way to look at financial information?

Readers of my blog will know I have been caught out before, thinking of food when Jonathan has been talking to clients. So, this time I listened very carefully before getting excited at the thoughtRead more

Have you got a plan for growth in your business?

Growth doesn’t need to mean more risk, more hours and more headaches. It may be as simple as identifying where the opportunities for growth are in your business and industry. Once you've done this Read more

Penny's Progress

For those of you that follow Penny Rowden's LinkedIn profile, you may already be aware that Penny is at home recuperating from knee replacement surgery. Having already been through the experience,Read more

The benefits of a mentor and why your accountant should be yours

Last October, an article published in Enterprise Nation (27 Oct 2022) highlighted a new report which uncovered demand for mentoring amongst the UK's small business community.  According toRead more

B Corp companies - all you need to know

The B Corp movement wants to make business a force for good. This blog looks at the B Corp concept and how you go about becoming a B Corp company.Read more

Spring Budget 2023 – the key points for business owners

The Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, delivered his first Spring Budget on 15 March 2023. Unlike the disastrous September 2022 ‘mini budget’, this budget won’t cause many ripples in the worlds of busineRead more

2022 - time to reflect and reset

Our first blog of 2023 covered goals setting and offered some tips on how to compile a list (refer to Set 5 goals for your small business in 2023). This blog asks you to look back at last year withRead more

Set 5 goals for your small business in 2023

The start of a new year is the perfect time for many of us to make a change for the better. Whether you want to grow your business or take more time for yourself, the following goal-setting tips canRead more

Why your business needs a virtual FD

If your business is expanding and your commercial needs have outgrown your finance team’s expertise, it might be worth considering the benefits of a virtual financial director. Analysis of currentRead more

Customer relationships are more important than ever

With many small businesses struggling to achieve pre-Covid sales levels and now facing a testing year ahead, having a customer retention plan has never been more important. The most inexpensive wayRead more
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