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How to Register Your Business for VAT in the UK in 2024

How to Register Your Business for VAT in the UK in 2024

It’s super exciting when your business grows to the point where it’s ready to register for VAT. And the great news is that VAT registration in the UK is a relatively straightforward process! It’s all about understanding when you need – or might want – to register....

Empowering Women Founders Event: Meet Our Panellists

Empowering Women Founders Event: Meet Our Panellists

On 8th March 2024, International Women's Day, we're opening our doors to creators, entrepreneurs and small business owners for a Panel Talk & Pitch Slam, where we'll discuss how founders can grow, scale and sustain their business. We'll be joined by leading women...

How to Calculate Your Rate as a Freelancer in 2024

Impact Brixton is home to an incredible community of freelancers. And one thing we always check is that they’re not underselling themselves. Times are tough, and work is a little thinner on the ground than usual – but that doesn’t mean you should lower your rate....

The Best Self-Employed Pension Calculator for 2024

Welcome to a key element of any pension plan for the self employed – a self-employed pension calculator.  If you’re wondering ‘What UK pension will I get?’ it can be a lot harder to work things out if you’re self-employed. When your income isn’t as regular...

How to Collect Unpaid Invoices as a Freelancer in 2024

How to Collect Unpaid Invoices as a Freelancer in 2024

So you've got an unpaid invoice. What do you do? In an ideal world, clients would pay the full fee on time for every job. But here at Impact Brixton, we often hear from our community of freelancers, entrepreneurs and small businesses that this is simply not the case....

The Best Pension for Self-Employed People in the UK in 2024

The Best Pension for Self-Employed People in the UK in 2024

As a self-employed person in the chaos that is the current economic climate, saving into your pension is probably the last thing on your mind. And you’re not alone. Private pension saving among the self-employed population in the UK has been falling dramatically over...

Complete guide: How to pay tax as a sole trader in the UK in 2024

Complete guide: How to pay tax as a sole trader in the UK in 2024

Whether you're a seasoned sole trader or venturing into the realm of self assessment for the first time, this guide will take you step-by-step through what you need to do to fill in your self assessment tax return. Here’s what you need to do!  How do you pay tax...

The 4 Best Office Solutions for Startups in London

The 4 Best Office Solutions for Startups in London

In 2023, according to data provided by StartupBlink, the top city for startups in the United Kingdom was London. So it’s no surprise that entrepreneurs are on the hunt for London workspace.  But when you need work offices for just one day a week, a conference...

Impact Brixton Member Spotlight: Blake Anderson-James

Impact Brixton Member Spotlight: Blake Anderson-James

Impact Brixton is a dynamic co-working space for creatives, entrepreneurs, freelancers and social change makers to work towards their dreams. And tons of our members are multi-talented innovators with more than one mission on the go. This week, we're chatting to our...

How to get a virtual office address in 2024

Are you considering getting a virtual office address for your company? You're not alone. In 2021, virtual office market value stood at 40.51 billion USD. In 2029, it's expected to rise to a whopping 137.65 billion USD. More and more entrepreneurs are choosing to use a...

Charity vs Social Enterprise: Pros and Cons

Here at Impact Brixton, we’re proud to house a thriving community of social changemakers. Social enterprise Spiral Skills rent a fully serviced private office in our large Brixton coworking space, and tons of our members are working on incredible initiatives aimed at...