How to close your limited company

Closing Your Company

Everything must come to an end eventually, even a limited company.  Whether you have accepted employment or your contract has simply finished, it’s likely you will need to consider your options regarding your unwanted company. […]

Student Loans

Student Loans repayment – ways to repay

Getting a student loan, for most, is an essential part of getting through university.  Whether for course fees, accommodation or simply entertaining, it can be an expensive business studying.  Furthermore, the thought of actually paying […]

What is GDPR?

What is GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)?

What is it? The General Data Protection Regulations 2018 (“GDPR”) is EU legislation set to apply in the UK from 25th May 2018.  It replaces the current Data Protection Act (“DPA”) and is designed to […]

How to get a mortgage as a contractor?

Contracting can be a great idea; you can choose when and where you work, enjoy a flexible lifestyle and can switch between contracts to suit your needs. However, when it comes to getting a mortgage, […]

How to get paid!

How to chase unpaid invoices

A healthy cash flow is essential for a business to survive.  Failing to get paid quickly and regularly for work done for a customer can result in serious cash flow issues and ultimately will affect […]

How to make your social media profile “work” for your business?

Last week, I watched a great a Facebook video by Guy Kawasaki. In it he says: “ Your (social media) profile is a window to your soul ”. Meaning, the way we post, share and […]

What expenses can be claimed?

Business expenses – what can be claimed

The question most often asked by clients is “what expenses can I claim?”.  However, the response isn’t as simple as you would imagine. What business expenses are allowable? – the golden rule All trading expenses […]

Credit control process

A guide to credit control: the basics

Credit control shouldn’t just be restricted to bigger businesses.  In fact, the process of agreeing, monitoring and collecting money should be part of day to day life of every business. Working for yourself brings many […]