Getting Paid: Starting A Business

This is the 1st article in a 10 part series covering all aspects of getting paid as a business. Read more: Professional Payment Procedures, Ways For People To Give You Money, Late Payments & Not Getting Paid, Getting Paid Faster & On Time Coming up: 6. Profit & Tax, 7. Maintaining A Money Mindset, 8. Getting Paid As A […]

What Is Class 3 National Insurance?

National Insurance can feel like a hot ball of confusion. The tax that isn’t called a tax, it comes in many varieties. It’s actually simple(ish) for a sole trader once you know what applies to you and what you need to do (Class 2 and Class 4). It’s even simpler for limited companies if you follow […]

The Ultimate Guide To Accounting Software

All businesses need to keep accounts. How you do that depends on your business’s legal status (limited company, sole trader etc), how much income your business has, and the number, type, and complexity of transactions.   Making The Right Choice of Accounting Software It’s a choice for what’s right for you and what’s right for […]

How To Stop Fear Of Visibility Keeping You Small

You know when you’re ready for growth, tired of playing small and just a teensy bit terrified that if you don’t unstick your business, you’ll stay small? When you’re really really scared how it’s going to happen and of letting yourself down? When you feel in chaos and you know you need to get up […]

Doing Your First Tax Return – Part 1

Doing your first tax return can feel daunting. It’s easy to put it off and go hide in your mental pillow fort. Take your chocolate, calculator and spreadsheet into your pillow fort, snuggle under your duvet and get your first tax return ticked off your Grown Up Accomplishments list. 1. Notice To Complete A Tax […]

Claiming Networking Expenses

Networking expenses can be a real bitch. What’s tax-deductible, what isn’t? Why are some items allowable off your tax bill in one situation and aren’t in another, hmmm? It’s enough to make your head spin. I want to do more videos so I went to my local wood and made you a video giving you […]