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Uber employment

Doctor, doctor, I’ve read about Uber’s employment case and I use contractors for my tech business, should I be worried?
posted on March 7, 2017

Our Startup Surgery’s accountancy ‘doctor’ Michael O’Brien from Kreston Reeves explains when a contractor is no longer classed as self-employed.

Director

Doctor, doctor, what exactly is a director? What do they do?
posted on January 19, 2017

accountant

Doctor, doctor, I’ve just registered for VAT, can I reclaim VAT I incurred before I registered?
posted on November 17, 2016


contract

Doctor, doctor, how can I be sure my insurer will pay my claim?
posted on October 28, 2016

Ben Rose, insurance director at Digital Risks, explains the steps startups can take to ensure their insurer will pay out in the event of a claim.

Accountancy

Doctor, doctor, what is VAT and how does it affect my small business?
posted on September 29, 2016

Legal

Doctor, doctor, I’ve just incorporated my first company! What next?
posted on September 18, 2016

Insurance

Doctor, doctor, do I need professional indemnity insurance?
posted on September 13, 2016

Insurance

Doctor, doctor, how do I insure my stuff overnight in a coworking space?
posted on August 24, 2016

Insurance

Doctor, doctor, is it okay to buy business insurance online, or should I speak to a broker?
posted on August 12, 2016

strategy

Doctor, doctor, do I need a robust intellectual property strategy?
posted on July 25, 2016

data protection

Doctor, doctor, do I need to worry about all this data protection and privacy talk?
posted on July 19, 2016

startup advice

Doctor, doctor, I don’t know where to start! What business insurance do I need?
posted on June 27, 2016

Home working

Doctor, doctor, what expenses can I claim against tax if I’m working from home?
posted on June 21, 2016

If you’re self employed and working from home, you can deduct an element of your home running costs against the profit reported in your business accounts. There are two potential methods for calculating your home running costs: 1. Simplified expenses – flat rate method HM Revenue & Customs will allow you to use the flat…

Insurance

Doctor, doctor, can insurance help my startup in the case of a data breach or cyber-attack?
posted on May 31, 2016

Accountancy

Doctor, Doctor, how will Osborne’s dividend tax allowance affect small-business owners like me?
posted on May 12, 2016

Legal

Doctor, doctor, what do I need to bear in mind when issuing stock to angels/family/friends?
posted on March 17, 2016

Accountancy

Doctor, doctor, I’m a director of a small limited company, can I take dividends rather than paying myself a PAYE salary?
posted on March 9, 2016

Startup Surgery

Doctor, doctor, as a startup, what media channels should I invest in for maximum ROI?
posted on February 23, 2016

Office space

Doctor Doctor, what are the main pros and cons of serviced offices over non-serviced?
posted on February 20, 2016

Startup

Doctor, Doctor, I’m starting a business from scratch, is it prudent to go straight to being a limited liability company?
posted on February 17, 2016

success

Doctor, doctor, how can I use data to drive my marketing strategy?
posted on February 4, 2016