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Keep an eye on this page for the latest insights, tips, and guides for running your business and managing your money, through our wide range of blog posts, articles and everything in between.

The First 5 Steps to Self-Employment

Learn about income tax, insurance, UTR numbers and more in our guide

Making Tax Digital and Income Tax in 2021

Preparing for the incoming tax changes for sole traders, landlords and the self-employed

A Guide to the 2021 Budget

Our breakdown of the 2021 budget announced by the UK Government and what it means for SMEs

Prepping for the New Tax Year

Our best tips on how you can get ready for the new tax year, and potentially even reduce your tax bill

Tax self-assessment review

Our guide to help you understand the latest tax changes and how you can plan ahead

Who needs a UTR number anyway?

We explain why, if you're a sole trader, partnership or limited company in the UK, a UTR (Unique Taxpayer Reference) number is important to you

Understanding the SEISS Extension

With the Government extending the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme, we wanted to help explain it and let you know how you can make the most of it 

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Business: Getting ready for tax

A quick guide preparing you for the 31st of January tax assessment deadline

 

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Black Friday Shopping Tips

We wanted to share some tips on how you can best navigate one of the busiest online shopping days of the year, Black Friday

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Why we sometimes restrict accounts

We wanted to share why will only ever do this to protect our customers, or because of a legal obligation.  

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Record-keeping and Expenses for Sole Traders

We've written some tips and tricks with our friends at GoSimpleTax on how to stay on top of expenses and record-keeping. 

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The Cashplus Online Banking Guide

Check out our best tips and tricks on how to navigate and make the most of Cashplus Online Banking

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The Cashplus Bank App Guide

Check out our best tips and tricks on how to navigate and make the most of the Cashplus Bank App

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Should You Defer Your Second Payment On Account?

What are the options available to your business?

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Additional Cards

How to add a trusted cardholder to your account

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Managing your account through coronavirus

How you can make the most of your Cashplus account to assist you through the coronavirus

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Mobile App: tips for Business customers

Six tips on how our Mobile App can help make running your Business that little bit easier

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Self-Employed Income Support Scheme

How you can best prepare for the newly announced Government scheme

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Working from home

We've created a guide on how you can be organised and productive when you're working from home

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Coronavirus scams

We've pulled together some useful tips on what to look out for when it comes to avoiding Coronavirus scams

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Shopping safe online

We've put together a few tips for paying securely and avoiding scams, so you can shop safe online

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IR35

Knowing if and how it will affect those who are self employed

 

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Mastercard Identity Check

All you need to know about the new Mastercard security check

 

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Cybersecurity Essentials

With cybersecurity threats on the rise, it's important to know how to spot a scam when you see one

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Talking to the Cashplus team

A guide to what you can expect when we contact you

 

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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a hot topic these days, so we've pulled together the most important things you need to know for your business 

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Windows 7: Security Update

On January 14th 2020, Microsoft will no longer support Windows 7 with security updates. Find out how you can stay safe.  

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Your Cashplus app - how to log in and trust your device

Follow this step by step guide to set up your Cashplus app

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How do I log in to Online Banking using the Cashplus Bank App?

Using the Cashplus Bank App to access Online Banking

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Your small business - First impressions

We've come up with some tips to help the way your business is perceived so you can compete with others in your industry.  

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Cybersecurity and freelancing

We've teamed up with IPSE to bring you some great tips on how you can keep your Business safe online as a freelancer. 

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What can I claim as an expense as a Sole Trader?

Unsure about what you can claim as an expense if you're a Sole Trader? We've got you covered in our latest article. 

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How can your business be more eco-friendly?

Read our tips on how your office can start to reduce it's carbon footprint and become environmentally friendly

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Making Tax Digital: The final checklist

Check out our checklist of everything you need to know about Making Tax Digital before you take the plunge

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Managing your account: Gambling block

We've just introduced the ability to block gambling transactions in our Bank App and Online Banking

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Buy-to-Let - Section 24

Read our guide on section 24, how it will affect you and how you can prepare for it.

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Business Money Saving Guide

Check out our infographic on how you can save some money when starting out your business!

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Credit Scores Explained

We've written a few words on what a credit score is and why it should be important to you

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Money Saving Guide

Check out our list of alternatives on everyday things that you could save on!

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#Cashplus500

We've built our very own money saving challenge for you to save £500!

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Improving Cash Flow

Here's a few tips on how you can go about improving the cash flow of your business

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Teaching your kids about money

We've run through each age group and written about how you can help your kids manage their money 

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Cash Flow Management: Forecasting

Learn more about how best to manage the incomings and outgoings of your business

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Contractors - 5 key considerations

Take a look at our five key considerations when it comes to banking and accounting for contractors 

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Buying into a business

Our step-by-step guide for anyone thinking about buying into a business 

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Online and Digital solutions

It's time to embrace technology when it comes to running your business

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Introducing Charles

Get to know the guys behind the scenes helping you with your money 

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Holiday Budgeting Tips

Here's some great tips on how you can enjoy your holiday to the max without burning a hole in your pocket

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Making Tax Digital

Our article should help you understand more about the initiative to make tax digital

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Business Credit Score Explained

This clear guide helps you get a further understanding of what a credit score is and how you can improve yours

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Expense management tips for SMEs

We've written some tips on how you can best manage your business expenses.

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Start-up success: Getting the basics down

Let's get your business started the right way with this easy-to-follow guide.

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