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.
Delivered by Philip Hammond as his first and only, The Autumn Statement 2016 released in November brought with it many changes to the way we will do business going forward.
Starting out as a freelancer can be tricky, especially the thought of the transition between externally employed work and venturing out on your own. In this blog we give you 5 helpful tips for starting out as a freelancer and making your move into the world of self-employment.
Whether you voted ‘Remain’ or ‘Leave’ the verdict is in and a course of action has begun which will forever change the way we do business in the UK. But what does Brexit mean for Contractors, Freelancers and SMEs. In our latest blog, we take a look at the good, the bad and the unknown that may affect contractors, freelancers and SMEs in the UK.