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Carrington Blake Accountancy – December Newswire

The New iPad Pro - Good Enough For Business? Apple has just released its new iPad Pro, which it refers to as "the future of computing". So, is Apple's latest and greatest tablet good enough to replace your business laptop with? The new 2018 iPad Pro has a sleek new design and is available in 11-inch and 12.9-inch screen sizes. There is no home button and, like the latest iPhones, you can unlock the device using facial recognition or by typing in a pin code on screen.This new iPad Pro features Apple's latest A12X Bionic processor which makes it as powerful as most business laptop computers. With this amount of power you might imagine that battery life is reduced. However the new iPad Pro offers battery life of up to about 12 hours. The screen offers Apple's latest...

Carrington Blake Accountancy Monthly Newswire

Getting clients to pay you on time; You’ve done the work. You’ve invoiced the client 60 days ago. You are still waiting to get paid 30 days after payment was due. It’s time to chase for payment. It’s never easy chasing clients for payment. However, this is business and you are entitled to be paid for the work that you have done. Unless your firm is a bank, you are not in the business of providing credit for your clients. So what should you do? Manage expectations You should set out your invoicing and payment terms with your clients early on. If you are dealing with a new client, you should consider asking for 50% of the cost before you start doing work for them. Talking about these terms up front with your client will help to avoid any...