Business Management posts
Guides on all things managing a business, including answers, recommendations and how-to's for those who are just starting out or looking to learn more.
A guide to National Insurance for the self-employed [2023 update]
Freelancers and the self-employed pay their National Insurance contributions a little differently to people employed by a company. Read our guide to the ins and outs of how National Insurance works for the self-employed.
What do interest rate rises mean for small businesses?
As the Bank of England raised interest rates to 4.25% on 23 March – the eleventh consecutive rate rise since 2021 – we look at how this affects small businesses.
Allowable expenses when you’re self-employed
What are allowable expenses? Who can claim them? This guide covers all you need to know – helping you claim everything you’re entitled to.
Key business dates for 2023
Get prepped for the year ahead with our business calendar, including tax and reporting deadlines, marketing days and changes to business rates.
How much is Statutory Sick Pay, and what's the SSP rate?
If an employee falls ill, they could be eligible for Statutory Sick Pay. But what’s the current SSP rate? And as an employer, what should you know about SSP?
Are you Making Tax Digital ready?
Learn more about HMRC's initiative to make taxes digital, and find out all you need to know about signing up, meeting upcoming deadlines and finding the right software.
What is business turnover and how do you calculate it?
Turnover is a key figure for all small businesses. This back-to-basics guide will help you understand what turnover is, when you might use it and how to calculate it.