Winter’s knocking on our doors, and just as you’d prep your home with cosy blankets and a stockpile of hot chocolate, it’s essential to ensure your business is snug and winter-ready. Here at Bedford Accountants, we’ve put together some friendly advice (with a side of warmth) to help you through.
Your Cosy Headquarters
Heating Matters: Have a quick check on your heating systems. It’s much easier (and cheaper) to handle a little hiccup now.
Seal Those Drafts: Think of it as tucking your premises into a warm bed. Check the insulation, especially around windows and doors. A bit of weather-stripping can keep those winter chills outside where they belong.
Snowy Days and Working Away
Ready for Remote: Snowy roads? Icy paths? No worries. Let’s make sure your team has everything they need to work from the warmth of their homes.
Keep the Cash Flowing
Warm Offers: Spice things up with winter-specific promotions. (Who can resist a good winter sale?)
New on the Menu: If you’re into products or services, think of introducing something uniquely winter. Like how we can’t resist a good hot cuppa when it’s cold!
Team Spirit in the Cold
Health First: Winter also means flu might be around the corner. A little nudge to your team for flu vaccines wouldn’t hurt!
Dress the Part: If the team’s out and about, how about some snazzy winter gear?
Office Essentials: From de-icing salt to maybe an extra kettle (because more tea is always good), it’s stock-up time!
Inventory Insights: If you’re waiting on deliveries, remember, snow and extreme weather can slow things down. Better to be prepared.
Chat with Your Customers
Stay in Touch: If the weather causes some hiccups in deliveries or timings, a quick heads-up to your customers is a warm gesture they’ll appreciate.
Spread the News: Launching winter specials? Let the world know! (Well, at least your customers.)
Quickly skim through your insurance. Does it cover winter oopsies like burst pipes or snow-induced damages?
Deck the Halls: A splash of winter décor can light up both your space and the mood.
Let’s Celebrate: How about a little winter festivity? Maybe an end-of-year sale or a fun snowman-building contest?
In wrapping up, just think of prepping your business for winter as gearing up for a fun winter getaway. A bit of preparation can make the journey smooth and enjoyable. And hey, if you need any more tips or advice, you know where to find us – your friendly team at Bedford Accountants.