6 Bad Business Habits to Give Up for the New Year (1)

6 Bad Business Habits to Give Up for the New Year

Most people like to mark the start of a new year by making promises to themselves. Usually, we say something along the lines of “I will start going to the gym/eating right/looking for a new job”. But it’s not just about starting new things, it’s also about letting go of some bad habits that are…

Knowing When to Turn Down a Deal That Isn’t Right for You

Knowing When to Turn Down a Deal That Isn’t Right for You

While your business is in the early stages of development, finding clients might be the biggest worry you have. It can take a long time to get busy enough to even contemplate turning away business but trust us, it will happen. The trick is avoiding damage to your hard-won reputation by giving in to the…

What To Do When Freelance Work Starts Drying Up

What To Do When Freelance Work Starts Drying Up

It’s only natural for a business to quieten down a bit during the festive period. When that happens though, a bigger business can usually take the hit and recover much more easily than a freelancer. When it’s just you running a business, even just a little less work can have big consequences….

Retirement Saving for Self Employed People

Retirement Saving for Self Employed People

Even if you’ve only just started thinking about saving for your future – that’s still great news! Without an employer to take care of pension contributions on your behalf, it can be all too easy to neglect a retirement savings plan. It’s understandable. The terminology can be complicated, no one teaches you about them, and…