Claiming for your business mileage against your taxes reduces your tax bill. Here’s a business mileage tracker to help you, along with some guidance on how to use it.
Going self-employed gives you the freedom and the luxury of being your own boss. But there is a serious side, including the impact on your credit rating.
The 3 Best Card Machines For Your Home Salon. In an increasingly cashless society, being able to accept credit cards is becoming an inevitable part of being in business. Here are the most popular low-cost card machines. Being able to accept credit cards makes it easier for your clients to pay for their treatments but (more…)
This page contains affiliate links, which means that if you click a link and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission. There is no extra cost to you for this. Anita ForrestAnita is a Chartered Accountant with over a decade of experience taking self-employed business owners from financially confused to business savvy. She (more…)
How to Create Effective Landing Pages. The landing page is often the first impression a potential customer will get of your company and product. Here are some tips to create a really effective landing page that explodes your sales and sign-ups. The landing page is often the first impression a potential customer will get of (more…)
The Road towards a Truly Organized Home Office. If you’re running a home-based business, the home office is where you keep your files and communicate with your customers. Here are some top decluttering tips from organisation expert Lillian Connors For someone who works from home, the home office might as well be the most important (more…)
It’s been over two years since the old 5 pound notes were taken out of circulation. That means you officially cannot use them. But all is not lost. Here’s what to do if you want to exchange old notes for new ones. If you’ve discovered that you still have old 5 pound notes, then you (more…)
Claiming Universal Credit When You’re Self-Employed could provide you with some much needed financial support: While you build up your business; If your earnings have taken a dip. Universal credits help by topping up your income and then get reduced as you begin to earn more. Here’s how you find out if you’re eligible and (more…)
Universal Credit is a financial support system introduced by the government in October 2013. It was designed to simplify the benefits system by merging the six main benefits into one. What is Universal Credit Universal Credit is a form of financial support available for people with low income or needs some temporary help, including the (more…)
The New Enterprise Allowance Scheme (‘NEA’) is a government initiative to help unemployed people to: Go self-employed and start their own businesses; Develop their business, if they are already self-employed. So if you are out of work this can take you from job seeker to business owner. What is the New Enterprise Allowance? The NEA (more…)