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Should I Register my Business for VAT?

Businesses are responsible for collecting VAT from end consumers on behalf of the government - they collect VAT from their customers then pay it...

The Fastest Way to Open a UK Business Bank Account +...

Opening a UK Business Bank Account when you are self employed can be a challenge. I’ve found a way you can open one in as little as 5 minutes and special offer that gives you a free trial.

How to Take Credit Card Payments in Your Small Business

In an increasing cashless world being able to take credit card payments in your small business could be the difference between making a sale or not. Taking credit card payments has never been easier - all you need is a mobile phone and card reader which is so small it can go in your pocket!

Essential Tools to Run a Successful Business

Why work harder if you can work smarter? And with a wealth of business tools and tech out available, there’s no reason you can’t. The trouble is knowing which business tools to choose. Here are the the digital tools and resources I have in my arsenal that have made my job easier than ever.

How to Claim Business Travel When You’re Self Employed + FREE...

Knowing what and how to claim business travel when you're self employed is a confusing area.  To help clarify, here is my guide to what you can and can't claim as business travel when you're self employed. Along with a free download to help you record your expenses.

Types of Business Insurance When You’re Self Employed

Insurance is confusing but it means peace of mind. Here I look at the different types of self employed insurance out there, help you decide what you need & show you where to get online quotes (along with some extra discounts!).

How to Open a UK Business Bank Account

Opening a UK business bank account will not only make managing your finances a whole lot easier but it is also recommended by HMRC...

Cheap and Easy Card Machines for the Self Employed UK

Setting Up a Card Machine for your self employed business has never been easier.  All you need is a mobile phone and card machine...

How Do I Register as Self Employed in the UK?

You can Register as Self Employed in the UK online and you can do it yourself. Here's where to find the online form, when to do and what happens next.

Go Self Employed Financial Checklist: Everything You Need to Start Your...

If you are confused by what you actually need to do to start your business and make it legal, then this checklist is for...

Freeagent UK Review 2018: Cloud Accounting Software 30 Days Free +...

The Simplest bookkeeping system designed just for freelancers and the self employed. Bank feeds, automation, snap receipts, time tracking, invoicing and much more. Find out more about Freeagent and how I use it in my business to automate my bookkeeping and tracking.