Category: Operations

The latest updates, stories, ideas and guides from the Ralston team.

How a Fractional CFO Will Strengthen Your Business

You’re an ambitious SME going from strength to strength, building your business at a fast pace, the world is your oyster! But as sweet as your business may be, everyone has their weaknesses.You may not like talking about them but every business has them and recognising them is the first step to overcoming them. For […]

Aug 27, 2020 - 2 min read

Important points to consider when switching accountants

The longer you have been working with your third party accountant the harder it can be to switch to a new one, as they may have become ingrained in your business and be very familiar with your processes. At Ralston, when we speak to companies about their reasons for wanting to switch, we help ensure […]

Oct 14, 2019 - 3 min read

How Much Equity Should Founders Give to Employees?

Offering employee equity can give you the chance to be ahead of others in terms of battling for top talents. Likewise, it is a wonderful way of rewarding excellent performers and encouraging an owner’s mindset by providing your team something they can expect along the way as the business progresses. Since you are just starting […]

Jul 18, 2018 - 3 min read

How to Create an Incentive Plan That Actually Inspires Employees

Companies constantly need to deal with two employee issues: recruitment of talented individuals and making them stay with the company. In whatever industry the company is and no matter what position the individual is hired for, flexibility is usually sought after. More often than not, when employees feel that they don’t grow professionally and don’t […]