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Business Guides

Expert advice for running a successful business

Starting your own business and becoming a freelancer or contractor can be really confusing. Lots of people want to make the leap but don’t because they’re not sure about the financial rules and regulations.

Before you attempt to enter the fray, arm yourself with knowledge from our handy – and totally free – beginner’s business guides. Downloadable, so you can reference them whenever you need to, and always up-to-date with the latest legislation, they contain everything you’ll need to successfully start and grow your own successful business.

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What do you need help with? Our guides cover mortgages, IR35, Self Assessment and more.

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We don’t think a helping hand should cost an arm and a leg, so you can download our PDF guides for free!

Learn and grow

Put our guides into action and start building your business!

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Meet the authors

Tom West

Content Producer

With a long background of writing for both print and digital media, Tom specialises in converting otherwise confusing accounting and financial issues into easy to understand guidance. Tom has worked on successful high profile political campaigns, and has been recognised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.

Claire Beveridge

Content Producer

Claire is a writer, digital content specialist and a huge fan of our local Brighton food scene. She specialises in writing about small business and freelancing, and loves interacting with our business community on Twitter and Facebook.