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Maximising Funding Opportunities for Care Businesses: A Vital Strategy for Growth and Sustainability

The care industry plays a crucial role in society, providing essential services to those who need them the most. However, running a care business comes with its unique set of financial challenges, particularly in the current economic climate. One of the key strategies to overcome these challenges and secure the future of your care business…
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Financial Management Challenges in the Care Sector and Solutions

If you run a business in the care arena, something like a foster care agency, child nursery, alternative education provision, care home you are faced with some unique business challenges. Having someone in your corner who shares your passion rather than someone who just prepares figures after the event can be a real godsend. So…
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The Unwavering Commitment of Care Sector Businesses: A Personal Reflection

In the bustling world of business, where numbers often speak louder than words, I find myself in awe of a particular sector that truly embodies the essence of dedication and compassion – the care arena. As an accountant, my professional journey intersects with various businesses, but those in the care sector, such as foster care…
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You’re a business in the care arena – Why you need a specialist accountant in your corner

Your a business in the care sector, perhaps you run a foster care agency, child nursery, care home or any other business in the care sector. Why is it important to have an accountant who understands your sector in your corner ? Here at Balloon Accounting I specialise in helping businesses just like yours. I’m…
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New Year, New Financial Goals: Setting Your Care Sector Business Up for Success

Happy New Year! As we embrace the start of a fresh year, it’s the perfect time for any business, especially ones in the care arena to set new financial goals and plan for success. Here’s how to get started: Reflect on the Past Year Begin by reflecting on the past year’s financial performance. What worked…
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Why I can’t work with everyone

As a sole accountant specialising in the care industry, businesses such as child nurseries, foster care agencies and foster carers, care homes, alternative education provision, health and wellbeing etc, my capacity to take on new clients is naturally limited, especially when your business may be in a sector outside of these. My commitment to delivering…
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Nurturing the Mind: The Vital Role of Mental Health for Care Sector Business Owners

Introduction When you’re deeply involved in the care sector, whether running a foster care agency, a child nursery, a care home or any business where your main focus is the care of others you’re not just managing a business; you’re leading a mission. While it’s incredibly rewarding, it’s equally demanding and I believe that it’s…
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Payroll – A Helping Hand for Child Nurseries, Care Homes, and Foster Agencies

In the care sector ? Hands up if you’d like more sleep ? National Payroll Week is here, and it’s the perfect opportunity to shed some light on the advantages of outsourcing payroll for businesses in the care arena such as child nurseries, care homes, foster care agencies, and similar organisations who often have unique…
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Nurturing Finances: A supporting hand for Care-Centric Businesses

Are you running a children’s nursery, fostering agency, care home, or any business that focuses on caring for others? Do you remember when you were learning to ride a bike ? When that person teaching you gently placed their hand on your back to save you from falling and helping you with your balance ?…
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Empowering Your Fostering Agency: The Importance of Financial Planning for Long-Term Success

As an accountant with a passion for helping businesses in the care sector, fostering agencies hold a special place in my heart. And so they should having been a foster carer myself and sat on an independent agencies panel. Your dedication to providing a loving and nurturing environments for vulnerable children is truly commendable. But…
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