Top Tips for Setting up Your Own Business

Posted on: September 2nd, 2013

Welcome to guest writer, Amy Lawson, who provides some helpful tips if you are about to embark on setting up your own business.

Nowadays, many people find they have an increased interest in becoming their own boss and setting up their own business. But just how do you set about doing this? This guide will take you through the key information needed for you to enter the world of entrepreneurship and start your own business, all in a straightforward, no-jargon manner.

Step One: Come up with an idea

New year, new laws…a brief guide to some of the changes

Posted on: January 8th, 2013

Welcome back to guest writer, Mark James. The legislation changes outlined in his article are only applicable to UK freelancers.

First off, congratulations for surviving all those 2012 Armageddon-based predictions. What a load of nonsense that turned out to be.

That said, don’t take that bigger sigh of relief just yet, as an abundance of new HMRC and government legislation is set to be unfurled this year, which, if you don’t get up to speed on, could have a cataclysmic impact upon your finances.

Thankfully, you’ve got finance bods like me to make things clear as day. Well, as clear as it’s possible to make this sort of thing.
So, if you’re a little lost, here’s an overview of some the changes that might impact on your freelancer finances this year…

January – Child Benefit changes