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21Mar 2017

Although lending conditions are improving and new alternative funders are entering the market all the time, you still need to make your business attractive to finance providers. The following tips will help to improve your chances of securing the finance: Perfect your business plan When you approach any finance provider with a funding need they […]

26Aug 2016

Guest blog exploring the Legal Fundamentals of being self employed by William Blumenthal, owner (and self-employed sole trader) B-Law Being in business on your own can be exciting. If you are entrepreneurial and enjoy taking risks, seeing rewards for your efforts and have ambitions to grow a healthy and successful business, achieving that success is […]

19Aug 2016

Guest blog by Andre Fairweather from Stomm website design and hosting As a website developer and hosting provider I deal with a number of newly self-employed clients and small business owners. When I’m introduced it’s a good bet that I’ll be asked “how much do you charge for a website?” and “how quickly can you […]

25Jul 2016

Guest Blog by Lisa Tabor, from Tax Debts Help and Advice 31st July is looming, possibly one of the most dreaded days in a self-employed person’s calendar. Payments on account are made twice a year by self-employed people – 31st January & 31st July. These were originally designed as a way of helping those that […]

01Jul 2016

If you are a sole trader or small business and used to keeping good records of sales and business expenses then the chances are you don’t need an accountant to file your tax return. The self assessment tax return is relatively simple to fill in your sales and expenditure and using the on-line return will do all the […]

11Jun 2016

The big question we get asked by the self employed is ‘can I allow this expense against tax?’ Some of the answers are obvious but there are some tricky ones, just to trip us up, despite best efforts to be honest and logical. We have put together our top 10 that applies to the self employed (sole traders). Some […]