10 Step Guide to Get You Started as Self-Employed

These 10 steps to becoming self-employed will leave you fully prepared and ready to start a successful solo career. Self-employment is full of upsides: Financial freedom; The ability to work your own hours; No one to answer to; Uncapped earnings. To name just a few! But to every success story, there are many more that (more…)

1. What is Self-Employment?

If you are ready to go self-employed, it’ll help to get to grips with some of the basics of self-employment, including definitions, responsibilities and taxes. Here’s an overview to get you started.

2. Naming Your Self-Employed Business

The right name creates the right impression & tells your customers everything you’re about. If you’re struggling, here’s some tips to help you come up with the perfect business name.

3. Price Setting When You Go Self-Employed

Pricing is critical. Too high and you’ll price yourself out of the market. Too low and you won’t be able to pay yourself. Here’s how to find that sweet spot when it comes to pricing.

6. Getting Paid When You’re Self Employed

Getting Paid When You’re Self Employed. Getting paid when you’re self-employed involves three steps. Let’s get to grips with each of these steps. Getting paid when you’re self employed takes three steps: Getting your customers to pay you and giving them appropriate methods to do so; Paying all your business expenses and setting aside enough (more…)

7. How to Choose the Right Bookkeeping System If You’re Self-Employed

Administration and taxes are a lot easier if you choose the right bookkeeping system. Here’s some advice on what to look for. A bookkeeping system helps you track all your income and expenses. But the right bookkeeping system will be painless to use, track vital information and make it easy to claim expenses that reduce (more…)

9. Types of Business Insurance

Types of Business Insurance. Business insurance is peace of mind. But it can be confusing. Read about the main types of insurance to work out what cover you need. When you’re self-employed business insurance offers you protection and peace of mind. There are seven different main types of business insurance. Although it is unlikely you will (more…)