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Self-Employed Pensions and Tax Relief

02 December 2021

Self-employed individuals currently account for 15% of the UK’s workforce and shockingly, only 31% are making savings into a personal pension. When you work for an employer, they automatically provide eligible employees with a workplace pension to supplement retirement savings, but when you’re self-employed you have to set it up yourself, so it can easily…

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Claiming Sick Pay When You’re Self-Employed

04 November 2021

It’s almost inevitable that at some point in your working career you’ll need to take some time off due to sickness. When you work for an employer, you may still receive full pay or at least a portion of it when you’re under the weather, but what happens when you’re self-employed? Is it just a…

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Loans and Grants for Start-ups

05 October 2021

When you’re starting a new business, funding can be a huge pressure point. Trying to figure out how you’re going to pay for initial start-up costs and actually saving up to take the plunge are two of the biggest reasons why many are so reluctant to get going with their big business venture. But did…

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Tax Implications for Freelancing While Working Full Time

31 August 2021

Freelancing while working full time is super common in this day and age. In fact, many new businesses start out this way as it provides a valuable safety net whilst you find your feet with your new business venture. If you’re thinking about freelancing on the side, it’s likely you’ll be wondering about the tax…

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What to Include in an Invoice

14 July 2021

If you’re self-employed or run your own business, being paid on-time and for the correct amount is absolutely essential. One of the ways you can help make the process as speedy as possible is by sending accurate, well-formatted and detailed invoices to alert the customer what they’re paying for and exactly how much. Whether you’re…

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