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  • self employed mortgage

    How do you get a mortgage if you’re self-employed?

    Here’s what you need to do to give your mortgage application the best chance of succeeding – whether you’re a sole trader, or running your own limited company.

  • self employed pension

    How to set up a pension when you’re self-employed

    Everything you need to know about setting up a pension when you’re self-employed – whether you’re a sole trader, or running your own limited company.

  • start an ebay business

    How to start an eBay business: what you need to know

    Are you thinking of joining in and trying your hand at becoming an eBay seller? Here’s what you need to know about getting your new business off the ground.

  • sole trader business expenses

    What business expenses can you claim as a sole trader?

    Whether you work from your laptop at home or have premises fitted with expensive equipment, every business has running costs. But what counts as a legitimate business expense when you’re a sole trader? 

  • sole trader calculator

    Sole Trader Tax Calculator

    Find out how much tax you pay as a sole trader – in terms of income tax and Class 2/4 NICs on your business profits.

  • Why you must fire your worst clients – and how to do it

    You’re working flat out with steam wafting off your keyboard when the phone rings. Your heart sinks and a faint shudder runs down your spine. It’s your client from hell… again.