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Becoming a wedding photographer: the stats behind the snaps

The statistics behind the snaps. Find out what it takes to become a wedding photographer, from capturing the moment to taking care of business.

What to do if you can’t make the photoshoot

As a photographer, cancelling a photo shoot is never ideal, but sometimes you've no choice. Here are 6 tips for a plan B if you have last-minute problems.

Videographer Q&A: PureMotion

Josh from PureMotion talks us through what it takes to start and run a videography business, and gives his best advice for newbies thinking of doing it too

How to get rid of GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) in 6 steps

When buying camera equipment gets out of hand, you might have Gear Acquisition Syndrome. Here's 6 steps to get rid of GAS and put your photography first.

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How to become a professional photographer

Becoming a professional photographer takes drive, determination and a head for business, as well as a good eye. Here’s what you need to know.

GDPR insurance: your questions answered

Can I buy GDPR insurance? Does my existing insurance cover GDPR fines? Find the answers to these and other GDPR-related questions here.

Project manager insurance explained

If some of the plates you're spinning fall to the ground and a project goes pear-shaped, project manager insurance can help pick up the pieces. Here's how.

GDPR for small businesses: what it means for you

We look at GDPR for small businesses: your responsibilities, the new rules on handling data, and what happens if you don't comply.

Changes to IR35 tax rules: public and private sector in the line of fire

IR35 is changing. Whether that's for the better or worse, time will tell. Either way, if you're a contractor you need to know how it affects you.

New data protection regulation: in with GDPR, out with the Data Protection Act

GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation, comes into effect in May 2018 and your business needs to be ready. Find out why

MicroBizMatters Day 2017 round up

MicroBizMatters 2017 has happened, and we were there. Here's our round up, including top tips from tiptop business owners.

Mediator insurance explained

Mediators need to protect their own interests, as well as their clients'. Here's how mediator insurance can help deliver a happy outcome all round.