A blog post from Samantha Munnelly, studying BA Accounting and Management at the University of Reading, who is completing an internship with HolyBrook Associates over the summer period With the increasingly competitive job market, it is always a concern that after completing years of education you will fail at obtaining a job. You are constantly … Continue reading My experience as an intern at Holy Brook
You may have heard that how expense claims in Xero are recorded is changing. But don’t panic if you were using the classic expense claims prior to 10 July 2018, as you will be able to continue using this service, you can read more about continuing to use the classic claims here . However, there … Continue reading Xero Expenses – how is it changing?
The summer is now in full swing and the weather has been beautiful in the last couple of months. If you’re anything like me you don’t get the chance to stop and enjoy the weather until its too late! Whether you’re a business owner or a working mother, it can feel like you have a … Continue reading Rest & Recovery
Growth is a primary objective for most, if not all businesses. Growth can often happen without noticing, starting out an entrepreneur with a vision, and suddenly a few years later there are 10 employees, this is a scary but exciting change. It is therefore vital that you are able to take control and manage your … Continue reading How to manage growth
Our founder Rachel Eden recently won ‘Entrepenuer of the year’ in the Sntander Thames Valley Venus Awards 2018, sponsored by Grandesco. Here she explains what it has meant so far. When I was nominated for the “Entrepreneur of the year” in the Thames Valley Venus awards It was very tempting to minimise my chances and … Continue reading What winning an award can mean
Our coordinator, Sabina Reed, shares some thoughts on whether as a business to business supplier you should publish your pricing or not. Many businesses struggle with a decision about whether to publish their pricing information on their website or to have a price on application approach. However, prospective clients may be deterred if they must … Continue reading Should you publish your pricing?
We are so delighted to have had some incredible charities apply to be our charity of the year once again. This year the team got together over lunch and chose South Reading charity, ASPIRE2, which works with across 9 South Reading schools, particularly supporting disadvantaged children and families through outdoor learning, a community arts festival and … Continue reading Our new charity of the year – ASPIRE2
Our founder, Rachel Eden, is for the second year running a finalist in the Santander Thames Valley Venus Awards Entrepreneur of the year category. Although only in their 2nd year, the Thames Valley Venus Awards are extremely popular, Venus Awards founder Tara Howard said: “We received more than 1,000 nominations and applications for the 15 … Continue reading Santander Thames Valley Venus awards finalist
We’re running a short series of interviews about our team members to help you get to know us better. Here is more about Sabina Reed 1 What do you do? As Holy Brook’s co-ordinator I arrange our quarterly meet ups, organise our systems, assist with bookkeeping and any other ad-hoc tasks. We also have several bookkeeping … Continue reading Meet the Team: Sabina Reed
At Holy Brook Associates we support our clients to improve the way they run their organisation. This includes bookkeeping and financial management help, support in communicating with your audience more effectively and being more strategic and innovative in your thinking. We are Reading based but work across Thames Valley, London and at times further afield. … Continue reading Could you be our charity of the year?