Maternity Pay

One of my self employed clients is about to have her first child and I’ve been looking into the following for her, so though I would share. Maternity Pay for the Self Employed When you are employed you may be …

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National Insurance

National Insurance contributions you make contribute to you being able to claim incapacity allowance, maternity allowance and basic state pension. When you are self employed you pay Class 2 contributions of £2.65  (20112/13) per week, but they don’t have to …

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It’s OK to Outsource!

Like most people that take the plunge and start up their own business I too had set a budget, I was under the impression that to be a success everything had to be done by me, and me alone, in …

SamanthaIt’s OK to Outsource!

Mike Nelmes Charity Golf Day – Update

Those of you that saw my last blog post about our charity golf day will know that we held it on 1st June 2012. We wanted to achieve our cumulative £10,000 target this year, and needed to raise £3,200 from …

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Mike Nelmes Charity Golf Day

Bit of a break from the norm for me, blogging personal instead of business! For the last 3 years my husband and I have organised the Mike Nelmes Charity Golf Day in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. My father in …

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