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    How to make cross-border business payments and collections simpler, cheaper and faster
    Aug 23, 2019  |  by Calvin Matsaure
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    4 things first-time homebuyers should do
    Aug 20, 2019  |  by Neil Ambrose
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    Everything you need to know about setting up as a sole trader
    Aug 15, 2019  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    Everything you should do on your look-and-see visit to Australia
    Aug 12, 2019  |  by Sam Hopwood
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    What a no-deal Brexit means for EU nationals and their partners
    Aug 12, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    How Boris Johnson’s election has caused trouble for the Pound
    Jul 31, 2019  |  by Sable International
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    10 reasons to move to Porto, Portugal
    Jul 29, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    Everything you ever wanted to know about applying for a UK Tier 2 (General) visa
    Jul 18, 2019  |  by John Dunn
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    Why we need more women-owned businesses
    Jul 16, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
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    7 ways to finance your small business
    Jul 16, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
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    Don’t just see the world, experience it - go on a working holiday in the UK

    by Sam Hopwood | Jun 01, 2018
    Many people see a working holiday in the UK as the perfect way to fund their dream of travelling the world. A working holiday also allows you to gain international work experience, grow on a personal level and give you a whole new perspective on life and the world in general. Here are some great reasons why you should take the plunge and spend a few years working in the UK.
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    Does your SME need a Financial Director?

    by Scott Brown | May 30, 2018
    If you’re the owner of an SME in the UK, you’ve probably considered employing a Financial Director (FD) at some point. Although a valuable addition to your business, not many SMEs can afford to, or even need to, fill this position full-time. The truth is, depending on your business, you may be able to be equally successful without appointing an FD.
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    Why you want to get your hands on a UK Ancestry visa

    by John Dunn | May 22, 2018
    When it comes to UK visas, there’s one that remains universally popular: The UK Ancestry visa. There are many reasons why this visa is often thought to be the best visa for people looking to live and work in the UK. From the relatively easy to satisfy eligibility requirements, to the fact that it lets you bring your partner with you to the UK, it’s little wonder this visa is so prized among people with British-born grandparents.
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    5 accounting mistakes that put your small business at risk

    by Scott Brown | May 16, 2018
    Smaller businesses naturally have fewer resources than their larger counterparts. This often means that the accounting gets pushed to the wayside until it can no longer be ignored. It may not seem like the most exciting part of running a business, but it is extremely important. In this article we’ll look at some of the most common accounting errors that occur in small businesses, and what you need to do to ensure they don’t put your business at risk.
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    Is your forex broker saving or costing you money?

    by Tim Smith | May 15, 2018
    If you have a business with overseas suppliers, work abroad or make regular international money transfers for a pension or mortgage, you’re going to need to send money overseas. Currency exchange can be confusing and there’s a lot to think about before you start transferring. To help you navigate the minefield of foreign exchange, we’ve put together some useful tips to keep in mind when making international transfers.
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    7 in 10 contractors are stressed out by their accounts. Don't be like them.

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | May 09, 2018
    Self-employed individuals are the fastest growing section of the UK workforce. However, a recent survey of self-employed UK contractors found that, surprisingly, almost three quarters do their own accounting. The survey also found that doing your own accounts can lead to a lot of gnashing of teeth and incorrectly filed returns. Luckily, as with most things in life and business, there is a solution.
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    10 reasons why London is still our favourite city

    by Leanne Shrosbree | May 04, 2018
    London remains a top destination for anyone who’s looking to work, study or live abroad, and there are loads of great reasons for this. Whether you’re thinking of making the move overseas to give your career a boost, for a change of scenery or for the sheer thrill of the experience, it’s an opportunity many never regret taking. Here are 10 reasons why you must make London your next home.
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    No penny left behind! A guide to expenses for contractors and their limited company

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Apr 25, 2018
    One of the perks of working as a limited company contractor is that you’re able to get tax relief on a wide variety of business-related expenses via your limited company. But we know, keeping track of your expenses can be tough and figuring out which expenses are tax-deductible and which aren’t can make your head begin to spin. To help you get started, we’ve put together a quick guide on tax-deductible expenses for UK contractors.
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    Is your UK business prepared for Making Tax Digital?

    by Scott Brown | Apr 23, 2018
    The Making Tax Digital initiative is aiming to simplify the UK’s tax system, but many business owners feel that it is going to complicate their tax affairs and ultimately end up costing them more. The good news is that this shouldn’t be the case if you’re properly prepared.
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    If you’ve got an EU passport, this is how you can settle in the UK post-Brexit

    by Philip Gamble | Apr 18, 2018
    If you’re an EU passport holder and you’re living in the UK, or even if you’re thinking about moving there, you will be pleased to know that the UK and the EU have reached an agreement about the terms on which EU nationals will be able to stay in the UK after Brexit. A transition period will take place, but there are some key steps you need to take to ensure that you secure your rights to live and work in the UK in a post-Brexit world.
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