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Andy Timms
Real Estate, General, Advertising, Marketing & PR

Using websites like Checkatrade or Book a Builder for B2B?
Has anybody experience of using such website for B2B or commercial work. I feel as through they are more geared towards consumers, household, or general handymen workers.
I have a property development company and not sure if it is worth looking for customers on these websites.

Archie Williams
Finance, General

Hi all.
Ill try to keep it short.
I am self-employed. A few months ago I was involved in a road traffic incident where the other party accepted total responsibility in writing. During the following days I was unable to work, however subcontracted the work which could be, again I have this in writing.

Clive Smith
General, Entrepreneurs, Family business owners

Hi I am a sole trader running two separate businesses.

Combined they have a turnover of over £80,000.

Do I have to be VAT registered or can I register one of them as LTD company and run the other as a sole trader and treat them as two separate entities?


Ifrah Olsten
Architects, Property developers, General

I am looking to work part time.

I am designer with experience of designing both commercially and residential. My skills include, researching, drawing, modeling and producing scale prototypes. I also have experience in interior design and anesthetics.

I am ready to show my portfolio.

Look forward to your responses.

Stan V
General, Entrepreneurs, Family business owners


I have been running a small decorating company for a long while and usually generate revenue in the £10,000s each month.
I've just been approached by a client and they want to offer a large project, more than all the work I get from all my clients at the moment but they only want to put a deposit to start and pay the rest on completion. As I usually deal with smaller clients I usually receive all or the majority of the payment upfront.

Olvia-Grace Wilde
General, Entrepreneurs


I am looking to get an investment for a social media profile, not a new social media platform.

A few months ago I set up a new social media profile and within just these months I'm already at revenue in the £000s.

I have been working on a way to develop this further, Is it feasible to approach an investor? Would there be anybody that would invest in a social media account?

Lawrence Oakley
General, Entrepreneurs, Family business owners

Before he died, a father said to his son; “Here is a watch that your grandfather gave me. It is almost 200 years old. Before I give it to you, go to the jewelry store downtown. Tell them that I want to sell it, and see how much they offer you."

The son went to the jewelry story, came back to his father, and said; "They offered $150.00 because it's so old."

The father said; “Go to the pawn shop."

The son went to the pawn shop, came back to his father, and said; "The pawn shop offered $10.00 because it looks so worn."

Jane Adams

Approximately 200,000 Citibank workers have been told they can have an extra day off, this Friday. This comes after the CEO praised employees for working “harder than ever” during the coronavirus crisis.

The staff, of which 80% work from home were told to take the extra day “to relax and enjoy time with your families”. There's around 8,000 UK citibank employees who will be taking this Friday off.