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Organising the Chaos

Does it always feel like no matter how much you work, there's still more to be done? When busy periods hit your business, it's easy to throw out the usual systems in place and try to work through whatever feels the most urgent. Then it somehow feels like you can never catch up because once the busy period is over, you have the catch-up to do from the work you neglected. Thus begins the vicious cycle of never getting organised again.  This can be even worse if you own or manage multiple busi...

February 25, 2021

Adapting for Success

With the UK re-entering another lockdown, most businesses may still face the challenges that were presented in 2020. Whilst we may not be as close to "going back to normal" as we might've hoped, there are still businesses that are thriving in the new norm we are currently living in.  We've found some tips to help small businesses adapt for success! Xero commissioned Forrester Consulting to investigate the impact of the challenges in 2020 on small businesses and pinpoint the strategies ...

January 14, 2021

That's Ideal Simplifies: Furlough Scheme Extension

A quick blog post from us this week following yesterdays announcements from the Chancellor regarding the Furlough Scheme Extension.  You can find more details here....

December 18, 2020

That's Ideal Simplifies: Expenses and Benefits For Employees

It can get confusing to know how to handle expenses and benefits for employees, especially at the moment whilst a lot of us are working at home. We've tried to compile some useful information to help you along the way.  We recommend you also check the HMRC Tax Guide: 480 for more detailed advice and to check that the information provided in our advice blog is still correct and has not changed. ...

December 7, 2020

Ride the Wave

Imagine a wave. The first part of a wave forming is the calm edges of the water where we normally dip our feet! There's a moment of pause before the water is pulled back in the starting phase of a wave.  This flat and calm 'space' is where we should take the opportunity to really consider exactly what we want our lives and businesses to be like once we have entered the upward curve and experience as we surf our way through our future.  Before we can really proceed to achieve our goals,...

October 5, 2020

The wonders of a Positive Mindset

It's easy to hold onto negative thoughts and allow them to flood your mind. Time can be wasted thinking over the what if's, the why me's and the life's not fair.  That's why it's important to exercise a positive mindset to fill your life with happiness and fulfilment. Here's some of our best tips for getting out of a negative place: Start every day with considering 3 things you are thankful for. Reinterpret negative thoughts into positive ones.Consider your why; what do you want o...

September 21, 2020

Monday Motivation

It's understandable why so many of us may dislike Mondays. After a weekend of relaxing, it's hard to find the motivation to return to the office on a Monday morning.  Here at That's Ideal, we look at Mondays as a new beginning. A fresh week to work towards our goals and give it our all!  Staying organised for the week ahead and keeping in mind what you want to focus on this week can really help push you to achieve your goals. We use a service called Senta to keep us organised with hand...

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