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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. […]

The risk of “Brexit” for WAHMs

We’re less than two weeks away from casting our votes in the EU Referendum and whilst many people have already made their minds up, there are still plenty who are […]

Not Declaring? Not an Option. HMRC cracks down on “Secret” Second Incomes

In the Royal Bank of Scotland’s January Enterprise Tracker Survey it was revealed that 20% of adults can be described as ‘hidden entrepreneurs’. According to RBS’ research 40% of adults […]

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: 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 […]

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Mums the word when it comes to business

Reaching for my box of clichés you know who’s best at multi-tasking? Well, within the top 5 will be a mum with young children. Now, it seems, women looking after […]

Budget 2014: What does it mean for WAHMs?

On 19th March 2014 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his regular Budget speech in time for the new financial year in April. Each Budget brings in a […]

Work at Home Mums Key to Economic Recovery

Companies owned and run by work at home mums and ‘mumpreneurs’, of which Mumpreneur UK estimates there are 300,000 in the UK, are adding about £7.4bn a year to the […]

‘Baby buffer’ and self-employment

Whilst researching for information on business bank accounts for the self-employed, I stunbled upon some new research by Aldermore Bank; of 2000 parents polled, nearly 50% stated that they had […]

Rising childcare costs keep mothers at home

The Daily Mail today claims that 6 out of 10 mothers are staying at home instead of working (source) because of the rising costs of childcare. The number of new […]