Cutting the Cost of Working From Home

Cutting the Cost of Working From Home

Whether you’ve relished the chance to ditch the commute and set up a home office, or you’re now suffering a combination of cabin fever and Zoom fatigue, it’s likely that working from home has cost you money. Even if you didn’t realise it. Thankfully, you can cut the cost of working from home in quite…

How Do I Claim Business Expenses as a Sole Trader?

How Do I Claim Business Expenses as a Sole Trader?

As a sole trader, you’ll be used to handling everything yourself. From marketing to sales, and everything in-between, it’s down to you. It means that you’re also liable for everything financially, including those tax bills. That’s where expenses come in. It might not sound very exciting, but keeping track of your expenses can significantly reduce…

Do I Need a Separate Phone for my Business?

Do I Need a Separate Phone for my Business?

Lots of people decide to use their personal mobile number when starting a business, as the most straightforward way to get going. If you are thinking of using your own phone as the business line though, just remember that this can affect how you claim expenses, the image it presents, and even what happens as…

Setting Up a Staff Expenses Policy (1)

Setting Up a Staff Expenses Policy

If you’ve seen The Wolf of Wall Street, you’ll have a good idea of where the inspiration for this advice article came from. The film revolves around a young stockbroker who enters the industry with absolutely nothing in his back pocket but the lining of his trousers. Fast forward half an hour, and he’s living…