Surviving The Apprentice

I’ll be the first to admit that The Apprentice isn’t my usual cup of tea. It’s Dragon’s Den, or better still The Fixer which bring much warmth, comfort and hope to my autumnal evenings. However, I did tune in to The Apprentice last night, and successfully resisted the urge to post on every social media […]


Our next eBook is here: Day to day Management of Your Limited Company

Day to Day Management of Your Limited Company - eBook

Day to Day Management of Your Company is the second book in our series “Starting and Running a Successful Limited Company”. It’s specially designed to simplify the time consuming daily admin tasks related to managing your small business. We’ll show you how to equip your company for success with essential kit and online tools for efficient record keeping, expenses […]

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How to raise your rates and keep your existing clients happy

Traditionally, the year-end is the time when companies look to adjust their prices and your contractor or consultancy business should be no different. Realigning your rates with your experience, value and the market is crucial to ensure you don’t over or undervalue the service you provide to your clients; but it can strike unease into […]


Contractor, Freelancer or Entrepreneur – Who are you?

How to find out if you are contractor, freelancer or entrepreneur?

Contractors, freelancers and entrepreneurs will have a chance to get together and share experience, knowledge and inspiration on 9 June 2016 when the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (IPSE) organises the National Freelance Day, a celebration in support of the enterprising individuals who took the step to start on their own. More details about the […]

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Exploring the nomadic lifestyle: 11 steps to location-independent heaven

With a bit more research and planning you’ll be able to avoid the common pitfalls and be packing your case in no time. By making some prudent choices up front, you’ll ensure your trip is successful, productive and a life-changing experience. Eleven things to get right This is your eleven-step plan to location-independent living. Take […]

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Combine travel with freelancing: discover the world as a digital nomad

We’re naturally self-sufficient and adventurous; otherwise we’d still be on the 9-5 circuit. How about taking things a step further? If you work remotely, communicate with your clients online and over the phone why not do a spot of travelling and treat yourself to a change of scene? As advocates of the digital nomad and […]

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How to come up with a quirky name for your new business

Wok&Go is an experiential quirky name

Here’s a quick checklist of the best practices used by businesses when choosing a company name, followed by our top five categories of the best catchy names we’ve found around the world! The most common sources for company names include: Product ingredients: Coca-Cola Founder’s name: Ford, Mercedes-Benz Mix of two names: Debian, Adidas Mix of […]

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Choosing a company name: How to build a successful emotional connection with your clients

To celebrate the launch of our new book, “Preparing to set up your limited company”, Stela (our marketing guru) has shared her experience with you in this series of blog posts – they’re packed with tips and advice to help you come up with the perfect name for your new business. Try not to get […]

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