18
Aug

Responsibilities of a Sole Trader

When considering which trading method to take, sole traders often become out of one or more of the following conditions; They are contracting for the sake of one contract of

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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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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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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Often seen as an outdated requirement, with many choosing to take an off-the-cuff approach, business plans are a dying aspect of entrepreneurship.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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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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03
Apr

Starting up as a Sole Trader

Being your own boss is a freedom which leads many into the contracting business. With less legislative requirements then operating via a limited company, often being a sole trader is

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28
Dec

3 Great New Year Resolutions if you are a Contractor or Freelancer

Each New Year after the festivities we often sit and think about how we are going to better ourselves for the following year, what our New Year Resolutions will be.

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26
Oct

The cheque is in the post……………..

As a Freelancer or Contractor one of your biggest concerns, after finding work, is being paid! You may expect to be paid 7, 14 or 30 days after emailing your

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24
Oct

Doing things the old fashioned way

Over 10 and a half million people in the UK have been sent a notice by HMRC to file a tax return for the 2011/2012 tax year. Many people have

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07
Sep

Limited Company versus Sole Trader

If you are new to contracting or freelancing your first thought is likely to be ‘what’s the best trading method for me?’ It is important to get proper balanced advice

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