Welcome to E-Commerce – Shopify

21st October 2020  |  Sean Toomer

E-commerce basically means selling stuff online from a website. This could be from a hosted website such as Shopify or Wix, selling any products – e.g. jewellery, clothing or tech stuff.

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So, what’s a Side Hustle?

30th September 2020  |  Sean Toomer

A side hustle (also called a ‘side job’, ‘side gig’) is something that you do alongside your current (usually full-time) job in order to make some more money.

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Improving your Credit Score

10th July 2020  |  Sean Toomer

Welcome to the one stop FREE shop of some tips to improve your credit score.

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Why should I start saving into a pension?

6th July 2020  |  Sean Toomer

I’m self-employed what benefit is a pension for me? Being self-employed it is more difficult to start the habit of saving into a pension than employed people. You have no-one to choose the pension scheme, no employer contributions and your income can be quite irregular to begin with. But you should start thinking about saving for your retirement and the quicker you do the better.

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Receipt Bank & Xero – How to match Bills to your bank transactions

1st July 2020  |  Sean Toomer

If you’re using Receipt Bank and Xero to run your business, this quick post explains how to ‘match’ the Bills you’re entering via Receipt Bank with bank transactions on the bank feed. We’ve written the steps here, so you don’t have to; put that note pad and pen away.

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Receipt Bank & Xero – how to deal with Bills you’ve paid for personally

1st July 2020  |  Sean Toomer

If you’ve uploaded a Bill to your Xero via Receipt Bank, but you paid for it personally (on your personal card, cash etc), here’s how to deal with it.

We’ve written the steps here, so you don’t have to; put that notepad and pen away.

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Top tips for perfecting online meetings

15th June 2020  |  Sean Toomer

Online meetings may be the way forward for the future – so why not learn how to perfect them now?

With the current climate, the world is moving to more online based communication methods. This can be the case for many things – from interviews to client meetings.

We’re here to help you with this.


Here’s some top tips to help your success:

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What can I claim?

8th April 2019  |  Sean Toomer

One of the most common questions we are asked by a business owner is ‘what can I claim?’. We summarise the main points in this blog post.

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Increase of automatic enrolment contributions

6th April 2019  |  Sean Toomer

The minimum contributions you and your staff pay into a workplace pension will increase from 6 April 2019.

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Scrap the hourly rate

19th May 2016  |  Sean Toomer

The hourly rate has been around probably since the dawn of time. In this post, we’ll discuss why you need to stop charging by the hour, why it’s hurting your business and profits and what the alternatives are.

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