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Ground-breaking insurance for gig workers

The gig economy has created an unprecedented opportunity for people to earn an income typically as a self-employed individual. Along with that opportunity comes the traditional risks of running a business. Traditional insurance policies don’t have the flexibility to suit this new style of work, leaving self-employed gig workers un-insured or paying overly expensive premiums [...]

2018-07-13T14:55:38+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Blog|

Planning for your tax bill; 5 tips to avoid missing out at the EOFY

For many people, the end of financial year triggers feelings of anxiety and doubt, but there is no need for that! If you are organised and well equipped in advanced, you can prepare for a seamless and stress free EOFY. Below, you will find 5 top tips to avoid missing out at the EOFY. Prepare [...]

2018-06-21T10:54:23+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Blog|

How to increase your tax return; What you can and can’t claim as a sole trader

The end of financial year is nigh, which means one thing for sole traders… it’s time to sort out your claims! As a sole trader, you can claim a deduction if the expense is directly related to the running of your business. Below, you will find a list of what you can and can’t claim [...]

2018-06-04T13:36:00+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Blog|

3 tips to leverage your invoicing

Sending an invoice is one of the last things a self-employed professional will do after the job has been completed. All too often they get sent with little thought or effort as the business owner moves on to the next job while they wait for payment. Invoicing is a time-consuming and labour-intensive process that is [...]

2018-03-08T11:14:06+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Blog|

Why top solopreneurs use pre-emptive money management

PRE-EMPTIVE MONEY MANAGEMENT What is Pre-Emptive money management and how can it help your business manage your cash better? Running a small business is all about understanding and managing your numbers, whether you do it subconsciously or consciously doesn’t matter, it's critical. When it comes to budgeting, managing your money and building your savings or [...]

2017-09-28T15:53:40+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Blog|

7 invoicing best practices for the self-employed

When you are self-employed it is a fact of life that you are going to need to create and send invoices at some point. Your invoicing habits and the actual invoice itself can say a lot about you and your business so it’s important to get the basics right. An invoice is normally sent after [...]

2017-09-26T07:40:31+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Blog|

5 Biggest Admin Problems for Solo Business Owners

As a solo business owner, time management is critical. Unfortunately, a lot of small business owners fall into the trap of wasting hours and hours on admin jobs that shouldn’t require such a big time investment. Tasks, like invoicing, insurance, and quoting, are necessary for all solo business owners, but most sole traders spend large [...]

2017-09-26T07:43:54+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Blog|

3 Reasons there has never been a better time to be in business for yourself.

Jim Rohn said it best “profit is better than wages”. My interpretation of that comment comes down to control, when you are in business for yourself you have a level of control over your income. Profit doesn’t need to be associated with large corporations handling huge sums of money. It could be the extra $200 [...]

2017-08-25T15:47:23+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Blog|