Starting your own business can be daunting, with finding clients the first major obstacle. AAT member in practice, Psyche Coderre MAAT, says the solution to the conundrum may be closer to home than you think.
In her second post AAT member in practice, Lucy Cohen of Mazuma, offers advice on becoming a sole trader and the low-down on making sure your VAT is in order.
Today marks the last day of the tax year. In an exclusive three-part post AAT member in practice, Lucy Cohen of Mazuma, guides you through the tax hurdles that you face when starting your own business. First up: how to get started.
In the economic downturn, consumers inevitably cut down on spending and find ways to tighten their belts. This often leads to an up-surge in consumers finding new ways to be resourceful. For example, there was a noticeable trend in people taking up ‘crafts’ during the peak of the UK recession. John Lewis reported a 57% [...]
By Henry Cooper FMAAT Half of start-up businesses fail in the first year and 95% fail within the first five years. Yet despite the economic downturn, the SME market continues to grow. While no one knows if a business will succeed or fail – you can take steps in order to help your business get [...]