In Good Company

Startup Stories: Sam Zawadzki and Property Technology

This week’s Startup Story comes courtesy of Sam Zawadzki, the CEO and co-founder of www.propertytechnology.co.uk. Like many young entrepreneurs, Sam began by doing rather than just thinking – setting up his first online enterprise while still in university, before going on to win a number of awards and nominations. He’s a member of The Power […]

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Startup Stories: JAFA app (Just a Fan’s Analysis)

This month’s Startup Stories interview is with Dan Bedi, a co-founder and CEO of the all-new JAFA app, an essential new download for football fans. While the JAFA app is brand new, the founding team are dreaming big, hoping to expand their new creation into something that “supports sports fans on a global scale”. We […]

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How to grow your business: some expert advice

Here on the My Accountant Friend blog, we’re always keen to chat to people who can bring a real difference to the self-employed community. This week we caught up with Richard Hunter-Rice, a Midlands-based business consultant who has more than 30 years of experience helping companies of all sizes to realise their potential. Ever wondered […]

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The rise of the Mumpreneurs

If you read our recent post concerning confidence among British freelancers, you’d be forgiven for thinking that it’s all doom and gloom in the self-employment sector right now. However, a report published this week by the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed suggests that, for a certain part of the freelance community, things are […]

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Startup stories: Making batteries great again!

We love a good startup story here at My Accountant Friend, especially when it’s a success story involving one of our own MAFters. This week we’re delighted to be chatting to Amrit Chandan, the co-founder of Aceleron. Already named as one of Forbes Under 30, Amrit and his team is spearheading the drive to “make […]

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Startup Stories: Thriving Ventures

In this week’s Startup Stories interview, we chat with a young Birmingham-based entrepreneur (and fellow MAFster) who aims to take on two strands of the computing world at the same time. Here, Erik Gustaf Akerman talks to us about launched Thriving Ventures during his years as a student at Aston University. In an in-depth discussion, […]

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Startup stories: Matthew Daniels and the LGBT Leadership Programme

We’re always delighted to be able to share some of our clients’ start-up stories, whether they’re building Darth Vader-related hi-fi equipment or powering the Belfast tech scene.

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Can you make money blogging? We asked a man who does it every day…

Making good use of the digital marketing tools available to freelancers is something we’re always interested in. In the past, we’ve chatted with a variety of clients and friends on this blog, and this week we were delighted to catch up with Matt Pike of Buckets & Spades to find out whether there’s any truth to the […]

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Freelancing in the games industry: a day in the life

Over the years we’ve used this blog to talk to a number of MAFters, from the Talented Ladies Club to Star Wars entrepreneurs. One area we’ve never investigated, however, is the gaming industry. So we were delighted to sit down this week with Aaron Donaghey, a freelance games producer based in Northern Ireland, to find […]

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5 inspirational UK entrepreneurs to look out for in 2017

It’s that time of year when anyone responsible for award ceremonies begins to round up the finalists and start engraving statuettes. While we’re not offering any awards ourselves (not yet, anyway), we’re always interested in how the UK’s freelancing and entrepreneurial communities are getting on. With that in mind, we caught up with Yessi Bello Perez – a journalist Tech […]

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