How do I price my creative services?

You’ve started your creative business, and while you’ve got an incredible product or service to offer, you’re uncertain how to price it. There’s an easy answer of pricing yourself smack-dab in the middle of your competitors - not the most expensive option, not the...
How much furlough money has been claimed?

How much furlough money has been claimed?

There was a great deal of fear at the start of the pandemic, not just around health but also jobs and the survival of businesses forced to closed.  We all (yes accountants too!!!) had to work out how to survive.  Part of that meant working out how to apply for the...

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How do I turn my creative passion into a full time gig?

How do I turn my creative passion into a full time gig?

Everyone has a passion in life. But you possess something rare: the drive to turn that passion into a full-time business. The leap to self-employment can feel as terrifying as it is exciting, but with the right tools in your kit and a solid foundation beneath you,...

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Four tips to move your business forward this year

Four tips to move your business forward this year

  Now that you're well into the swing of the new year, we want to follow up with some tips to help you get your business into the best place possible in 2021.  We recently ran a Facebook Live to talk our clients through these points to consider for the New Year....

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How do I write a business plan for my creative business?

How do I write a business plan for my creative business?

You know a business plan will help you revive your creative ambition. You know you don’t need that bloated 30-page document of made-up marketing research, but you need a 2-page plan to reach your goals, and you need to be able to refer to it regularly.   So, now what?...

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Why is an overdrawn director’s loan account a problem?

Why is an overdrawn director’s loan account a problem?

So you have an overdrawn directors loan. You didn’t even know what it was at first, but you really need to know why it’s a problem.  Basically, the problem is that it looks like you owe your business money and that might lead to some, possibly significant, tax to...

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What is a director’s loan?

What is a director’s loan?

When you’re in the early days of your business, you may find you have a bunch of initial costs you need to cover before you’re even generating an income from sales.  For a creative business, this could be anything from office equipment, to tech, to start-up accounting...

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