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Small business guides
Should you run your business as a sole trader or limited company? Find out which structure is the best fit for you.
What do you need to consider when setting up a limited company? Find out in this guide.
Are self-employed mums entitled to maternity pay? Discover what options are available in this guide.
Looking to hire an accountant to help with your business finances? Emily Coltman, FCA, gives her top tips on what to look out for.
Worried that you'll struggle to get a mortgage as a self-employed business owner? Follow this guide to find out how you can improve your chances of getting your mortgage application approved.
Follow these simple tips to get on your accountant's good side and help your relationship blossom into something beautiful.
Marketing is crucial if you want to reach new customers and grow your small business – but it doesn't have to break the bank.
Setting your registered office address is an important step when you run a limited company. Find out how to get it right first time.
Networking and building great business relationships within your industry is often said to be crucial to success – but is this really true?
Are your business goals working for you? Discover how approaching goals from a different angle could make them work better for you.
Turning a profit is often a sign that a business is performing well, but it’s not the only thing that matters.
It’s likely that you've developed a business plan and set some key goals to aim for on your road to success – but how are you reviewing progress?
When meetings are done badly they can become a major drain on your time and productivity. Here are five tips on making meetings work for you.
The traditional route of securing a bank loan is not always all that easy. Here are four alternative options you might want to consider.
FreeAgent partner Company Bug gives five reasons why it pays to take time out from business when you're self-employed.
Company Bug is back with a few tips to ensure that you make time for a well-deserved break from your busy business schedule.
Can an app really make you more productive when you work from home? Learn how to choose the right apps to make working from home easier.
Are phone consultations right for your business? Find out in this guest article from Freelancer News.
FreeAgent's powerful double-entry accounting engine automates the bulk of the boring stuff, letting you get on with running your business.
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