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The Francis O Kennedy & Co Accountants team know that the pandemic has acted as an impetus for reflection for everyone, with many workers and business people reassessing the hours they work and the priority that work has in their lives. The suggestion of a 4-day week is something that’s been around for a while,…

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Our Francis O Kennedy & Co Accountants team know that it takes guts to start a business, especially in these Covid times. It also takes a strategic mindset to succeed and to know that it is time to plan for succession in your company. You may not be ready to hand over the reins of…

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We at Francis O Kennedy & Co Accountants understand that reception is the face of your business. The first impression you give sets the tone of the relationship with your clients either over the phone or in person. How should you approach having the correct reception structure in place for your business? Follow this guide…

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We understand at Francis O Kennedy & Co Accountants that rejection is inevitable for your sales team; it can also be the hardest thing about being a salesperson. Ensure your team knows how to handle rejection by considering the following tips from the Francis O Kennedy & Co Accountants team: 1. Act with grace and dignity. Respect…

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We at Francis O Kennedy & Co Accountants know that being able to trust your team is the gold standard of knowing you are running your business in the correct way but introducing a few simple processes ensures that is much harder for someone to abuse your trust. Think about these tips from the Francis…

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Companies are only as strong as the sales team they have in house. The Francis O Kennedy & Co Accountants team are aware that customers want to know what’s in it for them personally, not listen to a script. Teaching your sales team to ask effective questions, be attentive, and personalise your sales discussion to…

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Francis O Kennedy & Co Accountants know that running a business will always mean incurring certain expenses, or ‘spend’. There are always costs, overheads and supplier bills that mount up – and these expenses will gradually chip away at your cash position, making it more difficult to grow and make a profit. So, what can…

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So, what’s the difference between wearing the Director hat and the Leadership hat? In a nutshell, Director is a strategic role and Leadership is an operational role. At Francis O Kennedy & Co Accountants we have refined our leadership and directorial structure. Has your company defined its leadership structure? The Francis O Kennedy & Co…

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We at Francis O Kennedy & Co Accountants understand that your small business may sometimes have to deal with the fact that a valued staff member may unexpectedly move on to a new opportunity. It is only natural to feel sad and disheartened when a staff member leaves you, especially if it was unexpected. However,…

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The Francis O Kennedy & Co Accountants team are acutely aware that in this day and age online reviews have become the new go-to on social and they have tremendous power when it comes to influencing decision-making behaviours. Research shows that over half of all consumers are likely to seek out additional information and that…

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