Sole Trader Training for BBC Leavers

We’ve been hearing from a number of BBC leavers asking about what’s happening to our rather well-known ‘setting up as a sole trader’ course. This is because the BBC Careerlink service, which has been buying in our courses, shut READ MORE >

Posted on 01 March 2017

Pre-budget kite-flying: VAT and self-employment

There’s an important Budget speech from Philip Hammond on 22 November, and I suspect the Chancellor will be looking for ways to get more money off freelancers and self-employed people.

Speculation and READ MORE >

Posted on 06 November 2017

Sole Traders will pay Class 2 NI for another year

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Hot off the presses we hear that Class 2 National Insurance will NOT be abolished in April 2018 as planned, but will continue for READ MORE >

Posted on 03 November 2017

10 top tips for nervous networkers

NetworkingIf you’re a nervous networker you’re not alone. Most people I meet on training courses feel a bit daunted about going to a networking event or meeting lots of strangers.  The good news is READ MORE >

Posted on 26 October 2017

Will the new tax system catch you out?

Watching people react to change can be endlessly fascinating, particularly when the changes are announced by the tax office.

First reactions might be muted, as only the nerds have noticed. Then word gets around,READ MORE >

Posted on 30 September 2017

Delays for Making Tax Digital

So HMRC have given in to the inevitable, and delayed implementing their whizzo new, cloud accounting, digital tax project.

Sole traders were READ MORE >

Posted on 14 July 2017