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Wed 30th Jun 2021

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF LINKEDIN

Do you use LinkedIn as a marketing tool or is it the place where you have sent your old CV to die?

LinkedIn can be a fantastic place for contractors to curate a professional portfolio, make connections and identify future ...

Wed 9th Jun 2021

Submitting your Self Assessment Tax return early

Can you believe we are already halfway through the year? It feels like we’ve just come out of a long winter and the summer is now here, so it may seem odd that we would want to talk about Self ...
Wed 26th May 2021

TOP TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS EXPENSE MANAGEMENT

Expense management is so important to get right, as it provides easy savings that will make a big difference in the long run. Here are some tips help you stay on top of your business expense management.

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Mon 12th Apr 2021

What can contractors expect with the IR35 changes?

Read on below for a guest post from Kingsbridge Contractor Insurance.

Although the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit have been the big news over the last year, the biggest change to contractor working practices, IR35, is now here. But what is changing ...

Fri 9th Apr 2021

TIPS TO TACKLE LATE PAYMENTS

Being self-employed certainly has its benefits, being your own boss for example. However, it also comes with its negatives. One of the biggest being dealing with late paying clients and customers.

According to BACS, almost half of the UK’s small ...

Wed 31st Mar 2021

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SME BREXIT SUPPORT SCHEME

Businesses are facing many legislative and financial changes this year, with the impacts of the pandemic and Brexit still rumbling through the business community. Fortunately, the government has outlined a range of support schemes to help businesses through this turbulent ...
Mon 29th Mar 2021

CLIENT SUCCESS STORY - CHRIFT DIGITAL

When 2018 came around, I had been in permanent employment since I was legally able. I had grown tired of "using up my life" earning money for someone else, and began to wonder what it would be like to ...

Mon 22nd Mar 2021

CLIENT SUCCESS STORY - LOU'S CAR CARE LTD.

I have always loved cars since I was a little boy so I'm delighted that I can do something for a living that I really love and am passionate about. 

Considering the fact that the pandemic happened just after I ...

Mon 15th Mar 2021

CLIENT SUCCESS STORY - HAUS. MALE GROOMING

Starting my own business was only ever a thought 18 months ago. I had spent the last 10 years in the finance sector, helping someone else build their business and brand. I would play the corporate game and continue to climb ...
Wed 3rd Mar 2021

FINANCIAL MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS

More than 85,000 businesses launched online stores or joined the online marketplaces in the last four months, according to new research from Growth Intelligence. However, one in five of these businesses has not received any emergency funding during the pandemic. ...
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