A Guide to Crowdfunding and Taxes

A Guide to Crowdfunding and Taxes

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Lynne Gowers
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Crowdfunding has become something of an online phenomenon of our age. It works on the principle of securing financial backing from large numbers of small investors, rather than relying on injections of capital from larger investors or a bank loan. The practice has been growing in momentum in recent years, with a number of dedicated…

A Quick Start to Building Your Own Business

A Quick Start to Building Your Own Business

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Jodie Pride
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Starting a business is becoming a more attractive prospect, not just to the working population, but to students and graduates too. We live in such a technologically advanced world we can run a small business from our homes, making it incredibly cost effective, plus no more worrying about renting expensive office space. So if you’re…

Social Media for a Small Business

Social Media for a Small Business

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Jodie Pride
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If your business isn’t on any social media channels you’re missing out on a huge (and free) slice of marketing cake. The key word here is social. The whole point is to engage with your audience: people buy from people. If you build a good rapport and form relationships with your audience, they’re more likely…

Your New Accountant Vs. Your Old Accountant

Your New Accountant Vs. Your Old Accountant

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Jodie Pride
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Do you ever feel like you can’t ask your accountant the important stuff, like how to spend less money, or what kind of breakfast cereal they’d be? Well, we believe you should be able to ask your accountant these things. That’s why at Boox you can a build meaningful relationship with your online accountant where…

Top 8 Famous Penguins

Top 8 Famous Penguins

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Jodie Pride
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Happy World Penguin Day! Penguin day is celebrated around the world twice a year – on the 20th of January (Penguin Awareness Day) and on the 25th of April (World Penguin Day). In celebration of our black and white friends (and relatives of our mascot, Pip) we’re taking a look at famous penguin characters around…

A Quick Guide to Splitting Up Your Company

A Quick Guide to Splitting Up Your Company

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Jodie Pride
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Breaking up is hard. Just like all kinds of relationships, businesses can split up too and there are many reasons why this could happen: maybe departments have grown so large that they need to separate, or there’s a disagreement about how the business should be run. Unfortunately, walking away is sometimes the best option, so…

Take Home Pay Calculator – try it now!

Take Home Pay Calculator – try it now!

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Jodie Pride
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Take home pay We’ve just launched a handy, new Take Home Pay Calculator which gives you a rough idea of what kind of income you might expect to receive when you operate through your own Limited Company, compared to what you might receive from an Umbrella Company, or if you were Self-Employed.