Posts in accounting

flinder wins Mid-Sized Practice of The Year at IRIS Customer Services Awards 2020

February 13th, 2020 Posted by accounting, alastair, blog, Press release 0 comments on “flinder wins Mid-Sized Practice of The Year at IRIS Customer Services Awards 2020”
written by alastair barlow [blog]

flinder celebrated in style as they took home Mid-Sized Practice of the Year 2020 after experiencing unprecedented growth in the past 12 months.

HMV’s Top Dog could be in the kennels once again

February 3rd, 2020 Posted by accounting, alastair, blog 0 comments on “HMV’s Top Dog could be in the kennels once again”
written by alastair barlow [blog]

HMV has been in the news recently so I thought I would dig in a little deeper to see what was going on with its performance and strategy. Have a read below for my take on this once high-street super-giant!

How science & data beat intuition and how you can use it to your benefit | Moneyball

February 3rd, 2020 Posted by accounting, alastair, blog 0 comments on “How science & data beat intuition and how you can use it to your benefit | Moneyball”
written by alastair barlow [blog]

Moneyball is a 2011 American sports film based on Michael Lewis’s 2003 non-fiction book of the same name. It’s based on the true story of the Oakland Athletics baseball team’s 2002 season and their general manager Billy Beane’s attempts to assemble a competitive team using data!

How my customer experience at Snow & Rock can shape your business

January 20th, 2020 Posted by accounting, alastair, blog 1 comment on “How my customer experience at Snow & Rock can shape your business”
written by alastair barlow [blog]

Value is one of the most important concepts in business but too often we let price get in the way of seeing the value.

Read this inspirational and determined letter from Jeff Bezos to his shareholders in 1997

January 20th, 2020 Posted by accounting, alastair, blog 0 comments on “Read this inspirational and determined letter from Jeff Bezos to his shareholders in 1997”
written by alastair barlow [blog]

As we get back to work this week at the start of a new decade, many businesses (and people in general) will be thinking about objectives (or New Year’s resolutions) for the coming year. While the business side of this should have been done a long time ago, it’s better late than never.

Creative accounting: Don’t put investors off

January 13th, 2020 Posted by accounting, alastair, blog 0 comments on “Creative accounting: Don’t put investors off”
written by alastair barlow [blog]

Finance is not a support function so don’t treat it that way: it’s an enabler to making sound decisions and getting investment, so get your act together and stop putting investors off, writes triple Accounting Excellence award-winner Alastair Barlow.

Your 2020 ultimate structured strategy approach has arrived!

January 2nd, 2020 Posted by accounting, alastair, blog 0 comments on “Your 2020 ultimate structured strategy approach has arrived!”
written by alastair barlow [blog]

Happy New Year – we hope it’s a great one! What you’re about to read will flip all your goals for the next year upside down.

Airtable: The cool, new database on the block

December 12th, 2019 Posted by accounting, alastair, blog 0 comments on “Airtable: The cool, new database on the block”
written by alastair barlow [blog]

Have you ever used Airtable?

If not, you’re missing out as there some incredible features that have changed how we work at flinder.
Here’s the low-down 👇👇👇

The power of segmentation with the three types of data in your business

November 26th, 2019 Posted by accounting, alastair, blog 0 comments on “The power of segmentation with the three types of data in your business”
written by alastair barlow [blog]

I had an interesting conversation with a business this week about their data…
I’ve previously talked about our 4 Pillars of Effective Data which you can read on our blog. At a high-level our model covers the following domains:

Does Pizza Express have enough dough?

October 29th, 2019 Posted by accounting, alastair, blog 0 comments on “Does Pizza Express have enough dough?”
written by alastair barlow [blog]

I’m guessing most readers have either visited or at least have heard of Pizza Express. After all, they are on pretty much every high street across the country.