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How a budget got Cinderella to the Ball: How To Manage Your Cash Flow

[First featured on Claire Park Therapies] Budgeting is seen as the ugly sister of your finances. It’s really about having cash flowing through your life and your business. With little money or time, Cinderella’s life was just work and stress from dawn til dusk and she needed some fun. Let’s help Cinderella go to the […]

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10 Tax Advantages of Working From Home: James Bond Style

[First featured on Micro Business Hub] Imagine you’re James Bond… You’ve dispatched the Bad Guys, and now you’re setting up shop on a tropical island, offering spy services. Judi Dench has promised you some referrals, you’ve got a brand new office in a corner of your grass hut, and of course, you’re a sole trader. […]

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Home working boundaries

I was interviewed by Judy Heminsley over at Work From Home Wisdom about how I maintain boundaries between work and home life since I work from home. It was also one of her most read and commented on posts of 2012! ‘How do you keep work separate from your personal and home life? Determination to make […]

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7 Step Plan To Making Your Tax Return Easy

Catch up with my guest post on KindredHQ about how to make your tax return easy. ‘Uh-oh. The tax return elephant is in the room again. I have good news. Doing your self assessment tax return isn’t nearly as bad as eating an elephant. I give you: The 7 Step Plan To Tax Return Organisation Put […]

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Spring cleaning for your accounts

I’m a regular guest blogger on KindredHQ, the community for freelancers, and their resident accounting bod. Here’s my latest blog post and I’ll be posting my other Kindred blogs here too. ‘Spring is that beautiful time of year when the days are longer, the daffodils are blooming, and the last month before the tax return […]

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Free Online Bookkeeping

I was interviewed over at Izzbox this week about how I use Google Drive with my clients. ‘What are the main benefits of switching to Google Docs Spreadsheets from a more traditional desktop spreadsheet package? For simple sole trader accounts, it’s easier on Google Drive spreadsheet than a more traditional spreadsheet package. There are some […]

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How do I register as self-employed?

Have you started a business? Are you doing business activity for profit rather than just as a hobby? Then you need to register as self-employed with HMRC. Step 1: Go to HMRC’s website and register as a new business. Link here Step 2: Follow the instructions. Step 3: You’re done. What to check to make […]

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10 Surprising Ways An Accountant Can Benefit Your Micro Business

I’m guest posting over at Micro Business Hub writing about how I can help benefit your business in ways that may surprise you! Come have a look.  

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What have you done today to make you feel proud?

We all need to feel good about ourselves. Joanne Dewberry is encouraging everyone to write about what you’re really proud of in your business. I’m proud of combining emotional support with practical accounts help It took me a long time to find what I wanted to do in business. I wanted a business model that […]

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Late payments: do Prompt Payment Codes work?

We’ve all suffered from late payers. It’s part of the job. What do you do when late payers threaten your business? Tax Donut recently published a blog post highlighting the reluctance – putting it politely – of big firms to sign up to the Prompt Payment Code. 60 of the top 75 FTSE 100 firms […]

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