Business Matters

Self assessment tax returns: don’t miss the deadline

If you were registered as self-employed (either as your main job or because you earn a side income on top of employment) or if you or your partner’s income is […]

HMRC adds Insult to Injury with New Penalty System on top of Increased Bureaucracy

The HMRC’s Make Tax Digital (PDF) Scheme immediately came under fire when it was announced. It is the government’s way of keeping closer tabs on self-employed people and small businesses. […]

Multi Level Marketing: Scam or Dream Ticket?

Anyone active on social media in recent times has likely come across network — or multi level — marketing schemes, potentially without even realising it. Usually, these schemes sell health […]

6 things you should be doing with your business website

1. Phone number on every page I know it can seem intimidating to list a phone number on your website when you’re a work at home parent but many suppliers […]

Advice for planning your Childcare (if the Government delay their 30 Hours Free Policy)

News broke in mid-October that the government’s pledge for 30 hours of free childcare a week is to be put on hold as peers voted that a full and comprehensive […]

Budget 2015: How does the first Conservative Budget in nearly a Decade affect WAHMs?

On 8th July 2015 George Osborne was back, presenting his first Budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer of a majority Conservative government and the Budget he delivered was clearly indicative […]

It’s not what you know, but who you know

When I first went freelance in 2012 after the birth of my adorable (but very noisy) son, I immediately started making a profit. I’m not bragging (OK, maybe a little) […]

Five Top Tips for Avoiding Work at Home Scams

When you first make the decision to work from home you may not have a clear idea of the direction you’re looking to work in. Your career history may be […]

Budget 2015: What WAHMs Need To Know

What could be the last Budget of George Osborne was announced on 18th March and there are many points which are extremely relevant to WAHMs and dads. From changes to […]

5 reasons why you should get a virtual phone number for your small business

If you are a startup, self employed or run a micro business, one of the last things on your mind is a virtual phone number. I have a mobile you […]