About William Wood

William Wood is a Chartered Accountant and Business Adviser who specialises in working with small businesses with potential. Helping small business to survive and thrive is his mission in life.

Why Every Director Should Consider Joining The Board!

Let’s face it running a business can be a lonely and sometimes thankless task. Standing where the buck stops, making the decisions can be a tough place to be. Of course, no-one is going to feel sorry for you, after you are the boss and it's your choice to be in [...]

By |2019-11-28T10:27:02+00:00November 15th, 2019|The Organised Business|15,031 Comments

What’s your Vision? Join us on 24th July and we’ll help you find out…

Many business owners plod along doing the same thing without ever actually taking the time to think about where the business is going. It is understandable with so much going on, managing staff, customers, suppliers etc but if you lose sight of the direction of the business there is a danger that your [...]

By |2019-10-08T05:05:14+00:00June 24th, 2019|The Organised Business|9,103 Comments

How to make your business better for the environment…

These days, there's an increasing focus on reducing our environmental impact. There are many things you can do as a business owner to make your business more environmentally friendly, but it's important to take steps that represent permanent change rather than doing something large that winds up being unsustainable for your business or [...]

By |2019-10-08T05:06:02+00:00June 14th, 2019|Environment|15,154 Comments

Accountants Day – Love your accountant

Did you know that yesterday (13th MAy) was World Accounting Day? The day you are supposed to show appreciation to your accountant for all their hard work throughout the year. I wouldn’t take it too seriously though, according to the website https://www.daysoftheyear.com today is Chicken Dance Day! That said, there is a very [...]

By |2019-10-08T05:06:15+00:00May 14th, 2019|Finances|6,424 Comments

Are you leading … down the correct path?

Have you ever had a bad boss? Someone you had zero respect for, someone who you felt shouldn’t be in the job they were doing and you had no idea how they managed to get to that position in the first place? Where every day your view of them was re-enforced by some [...]

By |2019-10-08T05:08:20+00:00January 17th, 2019|Leadership, The Organised Business|13,064 Comments

Your FREE Business Review – Worth £395!

See how your business stands up against our 6 keys areas - so you can spot what is holding your business back! Get a FREE review with one of our Business Architects. We will ask you a series of questions to establish how your business measures up against our criteria. The criteria are based [...]

By |2019-10-08T05:09:07+00:00November 21st, 2018|The Organised Business|2,566 Comments

Do you have a dysfunctional business?

Do you have a dysfunctional business? A business is like a machine, it should work for you, the way you intended it too – you should get consistent results from it, month in month out. Like any machine you will have to do some maintenance along the way, but you should be able [...]

By |2019-10-08T05:09:29+00:00October 30th, 2018|The Organised Business|1,318 Comments

Working from Home – Maybe make time for a FAKE commute?

When you have a home-based business, it can be difficult to have a clear separation between work and home. The ability and temptation to pop into the office at whatever time of the day or night is always there.  But it also brings many benefits – it’s about getting the balance right. The [...]

By |2019-10-08T05:10:15+00:00October 10th, 2018|The Organised Business|4,215 Comments

6 business owners benefit from 75 years business experience

After a year in the planning, the Founder Group of The Board met last week to start their journey together. Members of the Founder Group are all local businesses owners with Turnover in excess of £1m. People running small businesses in a variety of industries who face similar problems, who need some support [...]

By |2019-10-08T05:11:01+00:00September 26th, 2018|The Organised Business|3,573 Comments

6 productivity killers and how to avoid them

Time is finite. There are only 24 hours in a day and most of these are spent not working. So, when we are working, how do we ensure that the time is being spent productively? It’s about identifying, and avoiding, the productivity killers that are wasting your precious time. Here are the top [...]

By |2019-10-08T05:12:15+00:00June 15th, 2018|The Organised Business|662 Comments