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Thinking about going it alone? Good for you! Choosing to become self-employed is a brave and brilliant decision. However, if you’re going to become a freelancer or you’re planning to set up your own business, you should check out our articles on self-employment. We’ll help you get off to a flying start!
Papa AllAboutCareers always said, “If you can’t get a job, then employ yourself.” You’ve heard Sir Alan Sugar harp on about selling electrical goods out the back of a van...Read More
What is freelance work? You may think that freelance work involves spending your time schlubbing around in a pair of novelty slippers, lazily working for a few minutes, before catching up on t...Read More
If you want to start a limited company (i.e. defined by the HMRC as “a legal entity distinct from its shareholders and directors”), then you have to register it with Companies House....Read More
A limited company is one of the most popular business structures in the UK. The most attractive thing about limited companies is that, once set up, it has a legal existence which is separate fro...Read More
All businesses start with an idea. AllAboutLaw and AllAboutCareers started because two law graduates were frustrated with the dearth of quality careers information out there for students. Facebo...Read More
To put it simply, a business plan is a written document which outlines the plan for a business. Writing a business plan is an essential step for anyone who is looking to set up their own company...Read More
A business model is a detailed description of how your company works, what sort of company it is and how it will make money. It’s a whole picture of the company: its objectives, its strate...Read More
Let’s play a game of spot the difference: on one hand we have a contractor, on the other we have a permanent employee. How do they differ? At first glance, they look a bit similar. The con...Read More
What is an umbrella company? Essentially, an umbrella company provides an alternative legal structure for independent contractors to receive payments from their clients. Instead of setting up ...Read More
We all might dream of being self-employed one day: the escape from the nine-to-five routine, the distinct lack of office politics, and the increased levels of freedom. Increasing numbers of peop...Read More
If you set up your own business, then you’ll probably have to deal with corporation tax. Usually, your accountant will be the person dealing with this, but as a business owner you should u...Read More
What is a business bank account? Getting a business bank account is a vital part of setting up your business. All incorporated businesses must have separate business accounts. Although sole-tr...Read More