Entries by Mark Lee

Getting straight to the answer may not be best

Imagine your client collects all their receipts and asks you as their accountant to produce accounts (if required), a tax return and then to advise how much tax is payable. Alternatively the client may collate the information onto a spreadsheet or into a simple accounts package and then ask you the same question. What approach […]

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Mentoring prospective partners

I was a guest of Taxation magazine at their Annual Taxation awards ceremony last night. Big black-tie event at the Park Lane Hilton hotel. Met loads of people who had said they’d received my recent email newsletters and that they had not ‘removed’ themselves from my mailing list. Phew! Sat next to a really nice […]

Facilitating partner meetings

Do any of the following sound familiar? “Our partner meetings would be a lot more productive if they were chaired by an external facilitator.” “If we let someone else chair the meetings then all partners could contribute equally.” “Why don’t we ever stick to the agenda and remain focused on the important issues for the […]