Leaving The EU: What It Means For Your Business

  It’s been like a rollercoaster without a seatbelt since the result of the UK EU referendum. It’s time to gather our energies and adjust to whatever the new realities are going to be. I’ll be covering: Leaving The EU: What’s Going To Happen Next? Leaving The EU: How Does It Affect Your Business? Leaving […]

The Essential Guide To Expenses

January is a time when you need fast help when your self assessment is still on your To Do list. If it’s summer when you’re reading this (or October or November) and you have time under your belt, rather than overwhelm and panic, soooo much easier. This is my essential guide to expenses for sole […]

Are You A Sole Trader Or A Limited Company?

Sole trader, limited company, you’ve heard me talking about them. They’re your legal structure and the foundation of your business. What are they, what do they mean and which are you (and why it matters that you know).   What Is A Sole Trader? A sole trader is a person who is trading and isn’t […]

Which Local Marketing Expenses Are Tax-Deductible?

  Local marketing is a core marketing strategy, especially if your business is mostly face to face or geographically based. Which expenses are tax-deductible though? 😉 I’m going to take you through the 7 most popular ways of local marketing and whether they’re tax-deductible: Press Printing Cold calls Door to door Networking Advertising Events (and […]

How To Record Foreign Currency Payments in Paypal

Foreign currencies. American dollars, Australian dollars, Canadian dollars, Euro, Yen, Krona, Rand, Rupee, Baht, Peso…. (even sterling, if you didn’t know that it’s UK £, one of the world’s main trading currencies). What are foreign currency payments? How do you record foreign currency payments in Paypal? What about currency conversion & fees? How do you record […]