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 […]

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 […]

Talking Numbers, Accounts & Cake On The Roots For Creativity Podcast

I love Pascale Recher’s creativity in business podcast so when she asked me to be part of it, I had to say yes! Pascale does WordPress set-up, brainstorming and accountability sessions and she’s a make up artist for film and tv, so we’ve had a few chats about the need for make up to create […]

Does Taking Your Business To The Next Level Mean A Limited Company?

You started your business – so exciting – you’ve done the graft, the emotional roller coaster, the have-I-done-the-right-thing worries, the achievement of your first client and your second, third and tenth. You’re more established now, you don’t feel quite a newbie any more. You know what you’re doing and you know where you’re going. You’ve […]

Getting Paid: Saving For Tax & Your Future

This is the 10th 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 […]