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How To Handle Difficult Clients

How To Handle Difficult Clients

There’s a harsh truth to freelancing and contracting: Not all your clients are going to be easy to deal with. In fact, a few are guaranteed to be downright challenging. Some will never seem fully...

Ways To Boost Your Income Before The End Of 2017

Ways To Boost Your Income Before The End Of 2017

When you are your own boss, you need to set your own goals. There’s nobody else telling you what targets to hit or which aims you ought to achieve. It’s all up to you. You’re in charge of laying out...

Umbrella To Limited: Making The Switch

Umbrella To Limited: Making The Switch

The best part of being a contractor is also its greatest pang. You can get paid in a number of different ways – but determining the right income structure can prove a bit of a headache. A lot of...

Making Tax Digital: Where Are We Now?

Making Tax Digital: Where Are We Now?

The riddle of Making Tax Digital goes on, throwing up questions left, right and centre. Progress has, by all accounts, been slow, and is hobbled further by our political situation. The...

Counting The Cost Of Your Business Plan

Counting The Cost Of Your Business Plan

As a serious freelancer or contractor, you’ll need to make clear and consistent progressive changes to your business plan as you grow. Thinking ahead isn’t always the hard part, though. What’s...

How To Handle A Client Rate Increase

How To Handle A Client Rate Increase

Nobody likes paying more money for a service than they’re used to. That’s why getting in touch with clients to tell them about a rate increase can feel like such an unpleasant task. It can take an...

The Biggest Blunders For Contractor Accounting

The Biggest Blunders For Contractor Accounting

At Bright Ideas Accountancy, we know how satisfying the contractor lifestyle can be. You pluck jobs from an array of clients, seeing to them one at a time, shaking off any complacency that’d...

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