CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR)- VISIT TO BETHESDA PRIMARY SCHOOL LEKKI LAGOS

The Bishop & Rooks team visited Bethesda school in Lekki on Tuesday 27th July 2021 as part of it’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS) Initiatives. Bethesda is a school which provides free quality education through the assistance of partners and sponsors to orphans and vulnerable children within Lagos and Ogun State.During the visit by a team…

Corporate Governance Issues in Not-For-Profit Organizations (NFPOs) in Nigeria

Not-for-Profit Organizations (NFPOs) are voluntary organizations that are not state controlled.  NFPOs play an important role in bridging the gap between the government institutions, donors, agencies and the communities; organizing poor people, facilitating collective action, representing the poor in advocating for their rights and in some cases supplying basic amenities to sustain livelihood. NFPO’s are…

DEVELOPING SOCIAL CAPITAL FOR BUSINESS GROWTH

How to Ignite Your Networks for Business Impact Several professionals have considered the entrepreneurship option at one time or the other. For some, the risk involved is just too high. Some even ventured into entrepreneurship and failed. While some of the business failures are attributable to the harsh business environment, poor infrastructure, wrong business model, inadequate access to funding,…

PERSONAL INCOME TAX FILING

As we prepare to conclude this phenomenal year and celebrate the Christmas & New Year holidays, we will like to quickly bring to your attention the personal income tax filing obligations that every employer or business owner is required to prepare for in the coming year… Preparations for 2021 should include plans to render income…

The New Liquified Petroleum Gas Guidelines: Key Considerations for Investors & Operators

The Department of Petroleum Resources in Nigeria (DPR) recently approved new guidelines for the accommodation of more Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) investors and operators across the country. The new guidelines are in line with the federal government’s plan to achieve over five million metric tonnes (5,000,000 MT) of domestic, commercial, and industrial LPG utilization in…

HIRING AN ACCOUNTANT IS AN INVESTMENT DECISION

If you have a multimillion naira business. How much would you be willing to invest in accurate accounting and analytics to aid decisions?  There’s a need to minimize expenses. Yet, it’s imperative to always ensure accurate book keeping that provide insights for real time decision making process. When evaluating your options, it is important to…

UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF SEC NEW GUIDELINES ON CROWDFUNDING

MSME’s in Nigeria experience difficulties when raising capital from conventional models. As a result, more businesses are beginning to explore emerging financial alternatives like crowdfunding and this has created a corresponding need for more scrutiny and oversight by the government. In response to these concerns, the Securities and exchange Commission (SEC) announced on January 25, 2021,…