07
Jul

Making Financial Projections

Especially if you are looking to get funding in order to start your business from a bank or investor, but also if you want to have some achievable targets in

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30
Jun

Getting the Service You Deserve

To get the best service on offer from your accountant, you have to dance the tango. What we mean by that is you both have to be reciprocal and responsive,

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23
Jun

So Many Taxes…

There are so many different kinds of tax, it can be a little scary when you become self-employed and have to know which ones apply to you, so here’s a

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13
Jun

The Benefits of Online Software

Web-based software is growing in popularity at an exceeding rate, and there are good reasons for it, with the development of ‘the cloud’ or SaaS (software as a service), most

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09
Jun

The Business Plan

Often seen as an outdated requirement, with many choosing to take an off-the-cuff approach, business plans are a dying aspect of entrepreneurship. We believe, however, that having a business plan

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02
Jun

How Do You Look?

LinkedIn is an ever-growing business orientated networking platform, being used by many professionals as a part of their larger social media marketing plan. But how much time have you put

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27
May

Becoming Your Own Salesperson

Whatever your speciality, when you become a contractor or freelancer, the biggest challenge is generating business for yourself. Contractors are excellent at what they do, but many have never done

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27
May

IR35 Enquiries on the Increase = Need for Increased Protection

IR35, despite being a very important topic, is one rife with misinterpretation and miscommunication. FWA understand the genuine concern that IR35 is for contractors, and because of this have teamed

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12
May

Why a Contractor Specialist Accountant is Essential

One of the most important aspects which contractors need to get right when operating their own business is their accounts. The Revenue doesn’t tend to be too forgiving when it

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28
Apr

The IR35 Business Entity Test…Have you taken it?

  In HMRC’s efforts to help contractors understand the legislation and give some guidelines to self-assess their status, the Business Entity Test was born. The test is a series of

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