Charlie BraithwaiteAuthor

Charlie Braithwaite

Charlie is a copywriting guru for a range of global businesses—from multinational banks to innovative digital disruptors, and everything in-between.

A collection of 28 posts

How Can UK Businesses Deal With Record-High Inflation?
Running My Business

How Can UK Businesses Deal With Record-High Inflation?

Inflation is now at 9% (with some expecting it to go higher). That means higher cost of raw materials, staff wanting raised wages, higher interest rates. It ain’t easy to be an SME – but there are some quick actions you can take to shield your business.

·5 min read
How To Know a Side Hustle Can Be Turned Into A Full-Time Enterprise
Incorporation

How To Know a Side Hustle Can Be Turned Into A Full-Time Enterprise

Side hustles are increasingly popular nowadays, largely thanks to the rise of the internet, e-commerce, and social media. But how do you know when you can turn your side hustle into a full-time enterprise? What are the signs that your side hustle is ready to take the next step? Find out here.

·5 min read
Making Tax Digital: What SMEs Need To Know
Accounting

Making Tax Digital: What SMEs Need To Know

In the UK, MTD for VAT is revolutionizing the tax system by integrating digital financial records. From April 2022 onwards, it will apply to VAT-registered businesses of all sizes. So how can entrepreneurs get up to speed with the new rules? By reading this blog.

·4 min read
Business Management Costs: How To Save on Electricity or Gas Bills in the UK
Running My Business

Business Management Costs: How To Save on Electricity or Gas Bills in the UK

Electricity and gas are some of UK business’s largest expenses. And with prices at high levels, they’re only getting more and more expensive.This article explores 5 simple ways in which you can reduce the cost of your electricity and gas, helping you keep more of your cash.

·4 min read
What UK SMBs Need To Know About the Rise in Energy Bills
Running My Business

What UK SMBs Need To Know About the Rise in Energy Bills

Businesses of all shapes and sizes must also prepare for increased energy costs, with the rise particularly concerning for SMBs. Let’s examine how the price increase will affect SMBs, dig into the slither of good news (well, the not-so-bad news!), and outline how the government is planning to help.

·5 min read
OSS or IOSS? VAT One-Stop-Shop Rules for E-commerce in the EU
Brexit

OSS or IOSS? VAT One-Stop-Shop Rules for E-commerce in the EU

Since July 2021, the European Union’s (EU) existing VAT rules have been replaced by two new alternatives: the One-Stop-Shop (OSS) scheme, and the Import One-Stop-Shop (IOSS) scheme.

·5 min read
The Ultimate List of Grants That Small Businesses Can Apply for in 2021 By Location
Government Grant

The Ultimate List of Grants That Small Businesses Can Apply for in 2021 By Location

This is the definitive list of grants that UK-based small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can apply for in 2021. This article will first look at UK-wide grants, then delve into grants available by nation, and finally, will examine grants available for each English region.

·12 min read
Tips To Sell Well on Amazon by 4 Successful Amazon Sellers
E-commerce

Tips To Sell Well on Amazon by 4 Successful Amazon Sellers

When it comes to selling your products on Amazon, there’s clearly a lot of money to be made. But prospective sellers face stiff competition. There are over 9.7 million Amazon market sellers worldwide. So, how can you stand out amongst the crowd—and most importantly, how can you be successful?

·7 min read
What’s the Cost of Living for a Foreign Business Owner in the UK?
Running My Business

What’s the Cost of Living for a Foreign Business Owner in the UK?

The UK is an attractive place to settle given its fairly high standards of living, state healthcare system, and reasonably strong economy. However, if you’re a foreign business owner considering moving to the UK then there’s another major factor that you must first consider: the cost of living.

·3 min read

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