Ebooks For Members
Refreshingly Simple Finance for Small Business
Business & Finance / May 20, 2016

“I’d never manage the business side of it. The income tax and the bills and the VAT… I can’t even add two and two.” Is fear of the money side of running a business holding you back? Would you love to turn your passion into a small business, but are frightened of getting on the wrong side of the taxman? Do you run a small business and find it’s a desperate struggle to keep all your paperwork in the right place, never mind work out how much tax you should pay each year? In this friendly, informative ebook, bilingual qualified accountant Emily Coltman guides you through what you need to know on the finance and accounting side when you’re setting up and running a small business. Bi-lingual? Emily speaks plain English as well as accountants jargon! She has many years experience of helping small business owners with their finance and accounting, and this ebook is written for anyone running a small business for whom double entry might as well be double Dutch! This ebook explains the different ways a business can be set up and structured legally and what the advantages and disadvantages of each kind of structure are, including…

The Start-Up Guide: How to start a successful small business
Business & Finance / May 16, 2016

he Start-Up Guide is THE indispensable book for anyone looking to set up their own small business. It’s a process everyone has dreamed of, but it can often be shrouded in the mist of spreadsheets and red tape (not to mention Dragon smoke). The real process is simple and fun – in fact it can be the most exciting thing you’ll ever do – if you know how. And with the digital world at your fingertips, it’s never been quicker – nor has growth and global reach ever been more possible. Emma Jones has founded several successful small businesses, and in The Start-Up Guide takes you through every step of getting your own enterprise going with a bang. Find out: – How to come up with and refine your ideas for a small business – What the existing market and competitors mean for your enterprise – How to put together a solid business plan and get your company officially set up – The best methods for generating sales and effective publicity – How to make sure you grow your small business for the long term This book is full of the best possible advice: insights and ideas that work, including case studies from…

Think Like a Freak: Secrets of the Rogue Economist

From the rule-breaking authors of international bestsellers Freakonomics and Superfreakonomics, this is the ultimate guide to how to Think Like a Freak The Freakonomics books have come to stand for something: challenging conventional wisdom; using data rather than emotion to answer questions; and learning to unravel the world’s secret codes. Now Levitt and Dubner have gathered up what they have learned and turned it into a readable and practical toolkit for thinking differently – thinking, that is, like a Freak. Whether you are interested in the best way to improve your odds in penalty kicks, or in major global reforms, here is a blueprint for an entirely new way to solve problems. Along the way, you’ll learn how the techniques of a Japanese hot-dog-eating champion can help you, the reason an Australian doctor swallowed a batch of dangerous bacteria, why Nigerian e-mail scammers make a point of saying they’re from Nigeria, and why Van Halen’s demanding tour contract banning brown M&Ms was really a safety measure. You’ll learn why sometimes it’s best to put away your moral compass, and smarter to think like a child. You will be given a master class in incentives-because for better or worse, incentives rule our world. And you will…