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The Chasers Channel

Our podcast supports our small business community – young families who have small businesses.

It provides a unique insight into the minds of genuine, everyday small business owners – entrepreneurs who face the same real issues that you do, such as juggling family commitments whilst managing a business and/or team.

Guests include small business owners (who are passionate about their business and the lifestyle benefits it provides) who discuss issues they faced, are facing (or are anticipating) and how they dealt or propose to deal with them.

We also provide practical ideas, tips and solutions to real-life issues from small business owners at the coal face – genuine small business owners just like you.

Other guests are experts in their field who will deliver tips, strategies and tools to make your business work more successfully.

Our Latest Podcast Episodes

Nov 25, 2023

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16:31 Minutes

TCC 23 – How a Virtual Assistant Can Transform Your Business with Carmen Williams from Global Teams

The use of remote offshore workers or virtual assistants is revolutionising the way business owners deal with a large number of menial tasks in a labour-shortage market. Virtual Assistants or VAs can work on a part-time or full-time basis, and they can be hired for specific projects or on an ongoing basis. They are typically paid by the hour, project, or month. In this episode, I am joined by a business colleague of mine, Carmen Williams, who runs the very successful international employee management service - Global Teams, to discuss how they can transform your business and the way you operate in the future.

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Nov 19, 2023

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10:47 Minutes

TCC 22 – Why UK Expats Should Consider Making Voluntary National Insurance Contritubtions

If you are a UK Expat, then there is the potential for you to make a small investment before the 5th April 2025 that gives you a guaranteed pension for life. UK expats who have not yet reached state pension age may be able to make voluntary National Insurance contributions to improve their state pension entitlement. They may choose to rectify this by making a voluntary contribution for missed years. Doing so can be a very profitable move, as some individuals will spend as little as £800 bridging any gaps in their records while seeing a return of £5,500 or more for life. Today’s episode is about a recent change in the UK legislation that potentially allows UK expats to increase and receive a guaranteed State pension for life from their motherland.

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Nov 12, 2023

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6:43 Minutes

TCC 21 – Procrastination – Ways to Avoid It & Get Things Done

You have stated you want to write a book, start a new marketing campaign, get up early so you can get fitter and healthier but something holds you back. Weeks go by and you still want to do it but you just can’t get started. Why? This episode is about the dreaded affliction that stops many aspiring business owners and individuals from achieving the dreams they are chasing in their lives - Procrastination. Procrastination is the act of delaying or postponing things. It is a common problem that affects people of all ages and backgrounds, including business owners. Find out ways to avoid it and get things done!

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Nov 05, 2023

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8:01 Minutes

TCC 20 – How to Make an Urgent Superannuation Contribution with No Money

Generally, a contribution to a self-managed superannuation fund (or SMSF) is tax deductible when it has been received by the SMSF BEFORE the 30th June and is acknowledged in writing by the fund Trustees that they have received a Notice of Intent from the payer that they wish to claim the contribution as a tax deduction. In the case of electronic transfers, there is a danger of missing out on a tax deduction if the contributions are transferred on the 30th of June but don’t make it to the SMSFs account until after 1 July. This episode comes from a real-life case just before the 30th of June and is about how to make an urgent tax-deductible contribution to your SMSF with no money!

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