Knowledge and Thinking - Running a Consultancy

A nation deeply divided - Brexit March 2017

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Business Knowledge
Monday 13th March 2017


An update on the public's views and sentiments towards Brexit

Hints and Tips - Cyber Security

Hints and tips

Business Knowledge
Wednesday 4th January 2017


The threat of cyber attacks is increasing and data security is becoming a real concern - this free course will help you understand more...

The small business guide to ...

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Business Knowledge
Thursday 8th December 2016


A series of 'Start Up 101' e-books covering a variety of topics for small businesses' lives easier. Find out what topics have been covered so far...

New Insurance Act 2016

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Business Knowledge
Monday 5th September 2016


This addresses the power imbalance between insurers and policy holders and gives commercial policyholders more protection.

HMRC tax and NI guides for small businesses

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Business Knowledge
Monday 5th September 2016


HMRC have a whole host of useful guides for new and established small businesses. Click here to find out more about these resources...

Working with Children

Hints and tips

Business Knowledge
Tuesday 2nd August 2016


Practical hints and tips if you are thinking about working with children

New General Data Protection Regulation (Updated)

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Business Knowledge
Wednesday 15th June 2016


The Market Research industry needs to be ready for te new data protection regime.

Automatic Enrolment and how it affects small businesses

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Business Knowledge
Friday 3rd June 2016


The law on workplace pensions has changed - to find out how it may affect your business, and access some useful resources read more

How do you show clients how much you love them?

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Business Knowledge
Thursday 25th February 2016


Want to know how to promote your services? Then read Chantal Cornelius' nine stage marketing planning process aimed at small businesses.

HMRC Guide to Business Expenses for the Self Employed

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Business Knowledge
Friday 5th February 2016


HMRC has just launched a new online guide for self employed businesses outlining what expenses and allowances can be claimed.

Dealing with late payments

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Business Knowledge
Tuesday 8th September 2015


Here is a list of useful resources available to you should you find yourself chasing a late payer.

Business Insurance

Gill

Business Knowledge
Tuesday 27th August 2013


One of a series of advice articles from experienced ICG member Gill Wales

Business trading styles

Gill

Business Knowledge
Tuesday 27th August 2013


One of a series of articles from experienced ICG member Gill Wales.

Dealing with late payments

Gill

Business Knowledge
Tuesday 27th August 2013


One of a series of articles from experienced ICG member Gill Wales

How to keep business records

Gill

Business Knowledge
Tuesday 27th August 2013


One of a series of articles from experienced ICG member Gill Wales.

Copyright

Gill

Business Knowledge
Tuesday 27th August 2013


One of a series of articles from experienced ICG member Gill Wales.

Newly updated in August 2013

A guide to working from home

Gill

Business Knowledge
Tuesday 27th August 2013


Setting up in business by yourself for the first time can feel daunting - here is a useful check list.

Terms & Conditions of Business

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Business Knowledge
Tuesday 27th August 2013


It is essential to add your terms of business to any costing or proposal. This article by ICG member Gill Wales includes a useful check-list of items to include.

MRS Company Partner Service - special deal

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Business Knowledge
Sunday 7th October 2012


The MRS offers a special version of its Company Partner Service for independents and those with up to 3 employees....

Explaining the flat rate VAT scheme

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Business Knowledge
Wednesday 26th October 2011


Nick Dillow, who advertises on the ICG website has produced a guide to the advantages and pitfalls of Flat rate VAT registration…

How to set up as an Independent Consultant

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Business Knowledge
Tuesday 10th March 2009


ICG members Janet Kiddle and Paul Hutchings were invited to talk to MRS members in March 2009 about how to set up as an independent consultant...