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Our checklist gives contractors some top tips in securing the perfect projects for themselves. We look at all the things you can do to improve your CV.
Strategic business partnerships give small businesses and startups the opportunity to grow their company. We explore multiple partners and the benefits.
Self-employed and struggling to deal with Self Assessment? Start the tax year positively and make next year’s Self Assessment as painless as possible - get some expert advice from our client managers.
Why use online accounting software when you can download an Excel spreadsheet for free? Well, the reasons are numerous, sophisticated online accounting software can give you a clear picture of your business finances, anywhere, anytime and help with all your mandatory filing and record keeping.
Filing early will mean you avoid the mid-January dread felt by many freelancers & contractors, and enjoy a well-earned worry-free rest over the holidays.
As the term suggests, when operating as a sole trader you’re running your business as an individual. Being a sole trader merely means that there’s no legal distinction between the owner and the business.Part of our range of jargon-free explanations of the legal structures out there for the self-employed.
Changes to the benefits system with the introduction of universal credit will mean that the UK’s self-employed workers could lose out on top-up payments in their leaner months. We take a look at the facts and what it could mean for freelancers and contractors.
We’re fast approaching the end of the tax year on 5th April, and now is usually a good time to get to grips with any tax changes, so you can maximise your tax efficiency for the outgoing tax year and get your business prepared for the new tax year. You’ll also want to stay up-to-date with the rates and thresholds.
You've pitched, landed the job, delivered your work...and now it's time to get your money. But how do you do that? Luckily, help is at hand! We give you the lowdown on what your invoice should include as well as links to handy free templates and software.
We all agree that donating to a charity is good for everyone but did you know that there are tax-efficient benefits to donating? We take a look.
The Conservatives' 'National Living Wage' is not the same as the one proposed by the Living Wage Foundation. We look at the differences.
Unsure of the difference between cash-flow and capital? Business jargon can often be complicated, especially if you're just getting started. We've compiled a glossary of some often-used business and accounting terms and provided easy to understand definitions, with links to further info where appropriate.
Business mileage is an important – but often overlooked – expense for freelancers and contractors. In short, this is good news for you and your company.
Setting up a limited company and been confronted by scary-looking questions regarding shares and share value?. Don’t worry, it’s not as confusing as it seems. Here's everything you need to know to help you understand what these means.