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Will Brexit make UK SMEs richer or poorer?
Ultimately, we won’t know for sure how Brexit will impact UK SMEs for many years to come. However, many influential individuals
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Contractors: are you ready for Flat Rate VAT changes?
The old Flat Rate VAT scheme simplified life for contractors, with signatories paying a set percentage of gross turnover as
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Top 10 areas for student buy-to-let investments
A new study has shed light on the most profitable locations for student buy-to-let property investment. A dynamic student buy-to-let
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3 top tips for new buy-to-let landlords
Starting out as a buy-to-let landlord can be a confusing time. That’s why we’ve prepared this handy list of tips
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How to get a contractor mortgage
Getting a contractor mortgage can be tricky as you have to demonstrate a regular income and show how you’ll sustain
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Is plummeting business confidence good news for freelancers and contractors?
Business confidence determines whether businesses will be willing to invest in new full-time staff to augment their current system or
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4 small business bank loan funding alternatives
Small business bank loan funding is decreasing, according to the latest figures. However, there are alternative funding options for SMEs,
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Small business tax crackdown nets half a billion pounds
HMRC netted an additional £468m for the year ending 31 March 2016 as a result of investigations into small business
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Buy-to-let landlord expenses: What you should be claiming for
Do you know the buy-to-let landlord expenses you could be claiming for? As a buy-to-let landlord, you’re entitled to claim
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How to set your freelance rate
Choosing your freelance rate is one of the biggest decisions you make. Within this, you’ll also have to consider the
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Study: UK contractors happy with their lot
75% of UK contractors are so happy with their working life that they’d recommend contracting to their friends, according to
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Will small business lending increase in 2017?
Hampshire Trust Bank’s recently released ‘SME Growth Watch 2016’. This report indicates an average 6% decrease in small business lending
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Self Assessment tax is almost due: are you ready?
The day that many entrepreneurs dread is almost upon us. Online Self Assessment tax returns must be submitted by the
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The worst UK cities for settling invoice payments on time
A new report from FreeAgent has ranked the UK cities that perform worst when it comes to settling invoice payments
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New Year’s resolutions for your freelance bookkeeping
The festive break is an ideal time to take stock and think about how you can improve your freelance bookkeeping
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