How Self-Employed Mortgages Work

self-employed mortgages

Find out how self-employed mortgages work, the information you’ll need to present to lenders and get some tips on maximising your chances as a sole trader.

Should You Tell Your Boss About Your Side Hustle?

Should You Tell Your Boss About Your Side Hustle?

Are you legally, or ethically obliged to tell your boss about your side? What impacts could it have if you do? Read on to find out.

Understanding Self-Employment

understanding self employment

I’ve gathered together my most useful guides to create this ‘super series’ where you can learn the basics of self-employment including registration, taxes and accounting. So if you’re stressed about your finances or worried you’ve missed a step when you set up your business, read this series and you’ll feel calm an in control of your self employment finances. Spoiler Alert: It’s easier than you think!

Do You Need Business Insurance to Work as Self-Employed?


A jargon-free guide to self-employed insurance including the different types available, how to choose what cover you need and get quotes

How to Start a Business With (Virtually) No Money

How to Start a Business With (Virtually) No Money

Starting a business with virtually no money requires an entirely different approach that challenges the traditional concepts and forces you to think outside of the box. Here’s some tips to help you get started and go from ‘can’t’ to ‘can’.

How to Set Up a Website

how to set up a website

Ready to set up a website but confused where to start? Then this step-by-step guide will take you through the steps you need to take when it comes to building a website, picking a theme and registering a domain.

Business Blunders, Finding Fabulous Freelancers and Paying International Contractors

paying international freelancers

Top tips for outsourcing! Your essential guide to avoiding business blunders, finding fabulous freelancers and paying international contractors, cheaply and safely.

How to Pay Yourself as a Sole Trader

how to pay yourself as a sole trader

How you pay yourself as a sole trader can have tax implications as well as cash flow implications for your business, depending on your timings. In this guide, I’ll show you create a way to pay yourself that is good for you and that will keep your business financially stable and avoid any unnecessary tax bills.

A Guide to Life Insurance for Self-Employed Workers

a guide to life insurance for the self-employed

Many self-employed people take out life insurance and critical illness cover in case they get too sick to work or they pass away and want to ensure their family have a lump sum of cash to keep a roof over their heads. In this guide I explain more more about life insurance and the products that are available.