Step-by-step guide to writing a business plan [template included]

by Scott Brown | Mar 12, 2020

Starting a business can be daunting, but writing a business plan will make it seem more manageable. It helps you focus on one aspect at a time...

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The UK Chancellor’s Summary 2020

by Scott Brown | Mar 11, 2020

On 11 March 2020, the new Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, presented his first budget in the face of the UK leaving the European Union and the global ...

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SA expat confusion over tax status as amendments loom

by William Louw | Feb 17, 2020

Taxpayers who will be most affected by the legislation are those in the Middle East or in countries where there is no double taxation agreemen...

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Everything you need to know about working through an umbrella company

by Kobus van den Bergh | Feb 12, 2020

Whether you’re new to contracting or just worried about how you’ll be affected by IR35, understanding the options available to you as a contra...

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10 cost saving ideas for your small business

by Scott Brown | Nov 20, 2019

If you’re looking for ways to save money for your small business, these cost-cutting ideas can go a long way in reducing your expenses and bee...

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What it costs your UK business to hire your first employee

by Scott Brown | Oct 31, 2019

Hiring your first employee is an exciting time. It means that business is good enough to expand your company. While employees can help your bu...

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Everything you need to know about setting up as a sole trader

by Kobus van den Bergh | Aug 15, 2019

Being self-employed or working as a freelancer can be rewarding, but it’s important to set yourself up correctly. Here are the ins and outs of...

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7 ways to finance your small business

by Scott Brown | Jul 16, 2019

Securing funding or a business loan is possibly the hardest part of starting a business. Here are some of the ways you can find the funds you ...

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Why we need more women-owned businesses

by Scott Brown | Jul 16, 2019

In the world of business, women are still a minority. Gender diversity in the workplace is both the right thing and the smart thing to do. Her...

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