Starting a business in the current climate is difficult enough as it is but if you go it alone then you may find yourself up against challenges that larger businesses do not face. So what are the dangers of starting a freelance business and how can you reduce the negative effects on your new venture?
The basic cost of living in the UK, and the way it continues to rise, is something which is rarely out of the headlines. This is a direct consequence of the recession in which the UK economy currently finds itself, and has done since the global economic crisis at the end of 2008.
Starting a business is probably the most challenging venture for any entrepreneur. This is because you will need space for the business, employees and equipment for the business. All these translate to one thing: capital. Finding enough capital to get your business off the ground is a nightmare to many startups. There are various options [...]
A lot of people are looking for ways to save money on their holidays, but one particular query that seems to pop up time and time again is, “How do I book cheap accommodation online?” In this age of austerity, the last headache we need is an expensive hotel bill. After all, aren’t holidays supposed [...]
Although a lot of people simply calculate their mortgage payments by dividing the total amount owed by the loan term; in reality this rudimentary equation is seldom effective. The interest on the total amount and its rate can make a huge difference to what you can actually afford.
While working from home reduces travel cost and time and enhances productivity, it would be a grave error to assume that anybody could put in an honest day’s work while lounging on the couch in their PJs. In fact, in order to stop slacking and procrastinating, it is imperative to designate a home office space.
In the US it is referred to as a retirement plan, in Australia and New Zealand it is called a superannuation plan, whereas in UK and Ireland it is known as a pension scheme. Pension is a fixed amount of money which is granted to an employee after the employee is dismissed due to old [...]