chapter  7
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Basic finance

In the many talks that one of the authors has given on private practice, financial matters don’t seem to evoke the same interest and enthusiasm as other topics. No doubt, if all coaches had the unpaid services of a trained book-keeper or accountant, the tasks of collecting fees, accounting for expenditures and generally helping to keep the practice on a sound financial footing would be very happily delegated. Unfortunately, this is not the case and even book-keepers are obliged to make a living by charging for their services.