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Advice

Sole trader or Limited Company – what’s right for me?

If you decided to take the plunge and be your own boss, one of the first decisions you’ll need to make is how to structure your business. A lot of people, when first starting out, tend to operate as a sole trader business. However, when they...

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Advice

GDPR for Small Businesses in 7 practical steps

GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation, comes into effect on 25th May and is the biggest shake up of data protection laws in the UK for 20 years. It’s been a long time coming, and that’s because the way businesses use data has changed...

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Economy

Introducing Making Tax Digital or #MTD

How many times this week have you completed some sort of transaction online? From ordering groceries, to booking cinema tickets, to paying bills; every day millions of us are embracing the simplicity and speed of digital services. Going forward the...

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Careers

How to write a freelancing CV

It’s hard to sell yourself on 2 sides of A4, but almost everyone has to do it at some point. CV writing is both an art and a science. Yes, there’s a specific formula that’s pretty much the standard, but it’s always good to add a little je ne...

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Features

The Evolution of Freelancing

Freelancing is big business. Just take a look at the numbers; in the UK alone there are estimated to be 1.4 million freelancers working across all sectors, a figure which has grown by 14% in the past year. This a trend which looks set to snowball,...

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Features

Worst things to do in an interview

Your CV and cover letter have got you a foot in the door and the client has invited you for interview. This is your chance to shine and land the contract of your dreams. Regardless of how well the rest of the application process goes, this first...

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Inspiration

Be an Eco-freelancer

Did you know that this Sunday, June 5th, is World Environment Day? It is the anniversary of when the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was formed and is celebrated every year to raise global awareness of all issues affecting the...