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Our blog keeps you in‑the‑know when it comes to the industry news and updates relevant to you and your business. You'll also find useful guides to help you operate more effectively and efficiently today and into the future.

Mon 27th Sep 2021

RUNNING MULTIPLE BUSINESSES UNDER ONE LIMITED COMPANY

Fortunately for contractors, it is possible to run multiple businesses under one limited company. From a tax perspective, the most important factor is likely to be the ability for a future disposal to be eligible for the favourable 10% Business ...
Tue 21st Sep 2021

How to protect your small business

Whilst there is uncertainty in the air about illnesses and sickness, it is important to understand the significance in keeping your business protected. When you have a smaller business, this can be harder as you may not have ...

Mon 13th Sep 2021

Sole Trader vs. Limited Company

When deciding whether to convert your small business into a limited company, you should understand the key difference between a sole trader and a limited company; each has their own pros and cons.

What is Sole Trader? When a business is run ...

Wed 25th Aug 2021

OVERCOMING LONELINESS AS A SOLE TRADER

Once you’ve stepped out into the world of owning and running a business, whether that be starting as a limited company contractor, freelancing, or becoming a sole trader, most people won’t look back! However, many people who venture out on ...
Mon 23rd Aug 2021

HOW TO ACHIEVE MINDFULNESS AT WORK

Over the past 18 months the lines between work and home have been blurred and switching off from a day of work is proving harder than ever. Practicing mindfulness can help you with separating out the two as well ...

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 ...

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