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Taking the plunge?

Had enough of lining someone else’s pockets? Decided to reap the benefits of all your hard work and become self employed? Once the decision has been made, “taking the plunge” may be easy, but have you considered what else is involved? 274 more words

What are the Pros and Cons of Limited Companies?

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What is a Limited Company?

A limited company is an organisation that you can set up to run your business – it’s responsible in its own right for everything it does and its finances are separate to your personal finances. 274 more words

Bicknell Business Adviser

How do you become self employed?

The UK saw the fastest growth in self-employment in Western Europe in 2014, according to the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).

The number of self-employed workers rose by 8%, faster than any other Western European economy, and outpaced by only a handful of countries in Southern and Eastern Europe. 527 more words

Bicknell Business Adviser

Small Business 101: Customer Service

Good customer service is vital for gaining and retaining business, most of us know that instinctively.

Good customer service is just as much about emotion as efficiency, it’s how your client feels after doing business with you.  589 more words


What is the best business medium for tax purposes?

Operating a business tax efficiently is a key concern to al businesses. The choice of a suitable business medium, for example, sole trader, partnership or limited company may have a substantial impact on the level of reliefs, allowances and tax levied on you and that business. 1,497 more words


Working at the crossroads

Consider this authorised.

Don’t argue with a soul trader.