Why our Finance for Freelancers workshop is different

In the run-up to this month’s Finance for Freelancers workshop in London (book here!), I saw an interesting comment on Facebook under BECTU’s ad for the course. The suggestion was that other organisations run free courses on tax, etc., so why bother with ours.


Posted on 08 July 2019

Video demo: Monthly budget planner for freelancers

Ever wanted to know how much you have to work? It always amazes me how few people ask themselves this question, but it’s important to set yourself a target. This gives you something to aim for, and should also stop you overworking.


Posted on 28 June 2019

Making Tax Digital – FreeAgent interview

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a hot topic on our courses at the moment. Under current plans, from April 2021 every business, including sole traders, will have to use special software to report turnover and business expenses every quarter. So that means as they go along, as opposed to all at once at the end


Posted on 24 June 2019

Have you got a tax hangover?

If you were one of the many people who left everything to the 31st January tax return deadline, you might now be recovering from what I call the tax hangover. It’s caused by a mixture of adrenaline, that feeling of wooziness because you’re not quite sure if you did everything right, coupled with relief that


Posted on 12 February 2019

Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a Sole Trader (London)

Who’s it aimed at? If you’ve been employed, are going through redundancy and want to set up as self-employed, this is the course you can’t afford to miss.  It’s particularly aimed at creative people, production folk and anyone who feels like running for the hills when they hear the words ‘tax return’. No previous knowledge of self-employment is


Posted on 21 November 2018