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Boom in number of women choosing self employment 

Boom in number of women choosing self employment 

The numbers of women in self-employment has grown at almost twice the rate of men since 2000 and the numbers of over 65s running their own business has increased by 140 per cent over the same period, according to a major new study released today by the RSA.…

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Self-assessment made easy

Self-assessment made easy

Emily Coltman FCA, Chief Accountant to FreeAgentgives her top tips for how you can make self assessment as painless as possible.

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Self-employed up by 367,000

Self-employed up by 367,000

The number of self-employed workers has risen by 367,000 in the last four years, mostly since 2011, with women accounting for 80% of the rise between 2008 and 2011, according to the Office for National Statistics.

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How do I set myself up as a sole trader?

How do I set myself up as a sole trader?

Setting up as a sole trader is by far the simplest way of becoming self employed.

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Are you in a suitable position to make self employment work?

Are you in a suitable position to make self employment work?

If you have the hours and the space to spare, do you actually want to work from home?

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Self employed? Need help with tax?

Self employed? Need help with tax?

Every recession leads to a growth in the number of entrepreneurs so this one is unlikely to be different. However, many self-employed people are likely to end up paying more tax than they should because they do not understand all the things they can claim for, according to a tax specialist.…

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