As a business owner, you’re going to make countless important decisions, from micro details to key strategic planning, and all the bits in between – such as hiring an accountant. Starting with whether or not you actually need one, the ...

The current tax year started 6th April 2024 and ends 5th April 2025, bringing with it some important updates to UK tax rates, allowances and policies. So, whether you’re a self-employed solopreneur or you employ a team of staff, it’s ...

According to research by BT, one in four small businesses in the UK are now generating more sales via social media than other channels such as bricks-and-mortar shops and e-commerce websites. This goes to show that the potential of social ...

As a self-employed business owner, freelancer or sole trader, it’s nice not to be tethered to an office desk. You can work from wherever suits you and be flexible with your location based on projects, meetings and client needs. Sometimes, ...

Having the unique lightbulb moment that leads to you starting your own business can sometimes feel like it’s the easy part. It’s what comes after that can feel far more complex, like how to market and promote your new product ...

Being resilient is all about being able to withstand hard times and quickly recover from challenging conditions. The Covid pandemic is the perfect example of a complete curveball that only the most resilient and agile businesses were able to survive. ...

Whether you’re setting up a new business, relocating, or expanding, securing a registered office address is an important item on any entrepreneur’s to-do list.In this blog post, we explain why it’s so important to have a registered office address (including ...

To receipt or not to receipt? That is the question on many business owners’ lips and we’re here to answer it for you. Here, we delve into the following topics to help you understand the ins and outs of customer ...

The good news is yes, it’s perfectly possible to work for an employer and be self-employed at the same time. In fact, in these tough economic times more and more people are setting up businesses as a source of extra income or ...

Whatever your business is, a detailed business plan is vital. Whether you’re a lone sole trader or a large company, a business plan lays the foundations for your success. Not only that, it’s also an invaluable guide when it comes ...