Back in the 1990’s when HMRC was known as the Inland Revenue, Hector the Tax Inspector started appearing on our TVs and in newspapers to promote self assessment.
Today’s blog is going to be focussed on visual presentation skills. Good public speaking skills are important if you plan to present in-person, but if you’re developing a visual or written aid to go along with your presentation there are a whole range of other considerations for you to make.
So you’re due to give a presentation, and even the most seasoned presenter will tell you, preparation is key. But in this blog we explore the public speaking tips and tricks from the pros that really work. Practicing these could help to boost your career.
Today (8th March 2017) Philip Hammond announced the Spring Budget at the House of Commons. This year’s Brexit-conscious budget will have a significant impact for SMEs, contractors, freelancers and the self-employed. In this blog we’ll be taking a closer look at 7 key points that your business needs to prepare for.
For most contractors, the VAT Flat Rate Scheme will be increasing to 16.5%. You need to consider de-registering from the VAT Flat Rate Scheme at the right time to minimise your losses, read on to find out how.
Whether you’ve decided 2017 is the year you’re jumping into the world of self-employment or you’ve been living the gig lifestyle for a while now, 2017 is the year that you should set aside a marketing budget, and we’ll explore why in this blog.
The aim of all small businesses is to grow and move from success to success. While a web prescience may not be vital to your growth, we’re exploring the compelling reasons a website could prove beneficial.
There’s nothing like a TadTalk to inspire, and 2016 was a great year for inspirational talks. In this blog we’re highlighting our favourite TED Talks relating to business from 2016.
Coworking, you’ve heard the term batted about, but do you know exactly what they are and how they could benefit your business? Whether you’re home-based as a freelancer or contractor, planning a start-up or you’re an already established small business ready to move out of the family garage, co-working spaces could be the right choice for you!
Spring 2017 will see the UK begin to leave the EU, however the uncertainties about exactly how long this will take are yet to be confirmed. One thing is for sure, leaving the EU will impact businesses, large and small, across the UK and will likely even have a knock-on effect on countries worldwide.