problems freelancers face dilemmas fix

You probably freelance because you love the variety and flexibility that you get from it. It's a great way to work and one that more and more professionals are choosing. That being said, there are definitely some problems that every freelancer faces at one time or another. Here are some common problems and how to deal with them. Let us know in the comments which problems annoy you the most!

UK taxes freelancers

When you're working as a freelancer, you are responsible for paying your own tax. With more and more people turning to freelance work every day, it's important to make sure you know exactly what you should be paying. Always make sure you declare everything you earn - it'll save you headaches and hassle down the line. Here's our guide for taxes for UK-based freelancers.

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Earlier in the week, we wrote about funding options available to small and medium businesses in Scotland. So, it seems only fair to let you know about a great competition we heard about which all British SMEs can apply for.

25 scottish funding small businesses

As a small company, getting a grant can really kickstart your business. There are far more available than you might expect, both from the government and from other organisations. Eligibility can depend on your age, gender and location, so not all businesses can apply for each scheme. Today, writing from Picklance's Glasgow HQ, we show you some of the grants and loans that are available to Scottish businesses.

24 best online accounting software

Accounting for small businesses used to be a headache: Hiring an accountant or trying to learn how to do the books yourself was an expensive and time-consuming chore. Thankfully we live in the blessed age of internet and there's a plethora of free and low-cost accounting software available. To help you choose we've taken a look at four of them and chosen our favourite.