How To Help Your Business When The Exchange Rate Is Low

Today I want to talk to you about how to help your business when the exchange rate is low. The exchange rate has been low for several months now and it looks like we’re in it for a while. I’m sharing 3 ways you can help your business when the exchange rate is low not […]

Getting Paid As A Limited Company

This is the 9th article in a 10 part series covering all aspects of getting paid as a business. Read more: Starting A Business, Professional Payment Procedures, Ways For People To Give You Money, Late Payments & Not Getting Paid, Getting Paid Faster & On Time, Profit & Tax, Maintaining A Money Mindset, Getting Paid As A Sole […]

How To Balance Your Cash Flow

Cash flow is the difference between having a business and being broke. If your business – and you- can’t pay its bills when its bills are due, then you have a problem. (and to those businesses who can pay, and don’t pay, freelancers everywhere tip you into a ball pool of glitter and require you […]

What You Need To Do Before You Quit Your Job

Quitting your job and working full time for your own business, freelancing or blog. It’s the dream, right? Full time, part time, flexible time. On your sofa, in a cafe, on a beach, in a boardroom. Your success, your way. Scary though, isn’t it? You can do it. Thousands have before you, and done it their […]

Why Budgeting Is The Dirtiest Word In Business (YNAB Review)

Budgeting. The dirtiest word in business. [Guest post by Emma Cossey, digital media consultant, The Freelance Coach and creator of The Freelance Lifestyle E-Course] In a world that encourages us to spend, spend, spend, cutting back and sticking to a limit feels deeply….unfair. But, y’know, I’m an adult now. An adult trading as a Limited […]

What Is A Tax Year & Using It To Reduce Your Tax Bill

A tax year is the period of time when you are assessed for tax. What Are The Tax Year Dates? The first day of the UK tax year is 6th April. The last day is 5th April the following year. Sole traders are assessed for tax through the self assessment tax return system. Your sole trader […]