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by restimson
Mon Oct 16, 2006 9:11 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Getting yourself known
Replies: 10
Views: 2711

Getting yourself known

As a relative newcomer to the trading world what advise can people give for getting yourself and your goods known? Despite the fact that I have been producing embroidery for musuems and private clients for a number of years this is the first time I have tried producing bits and pieces for re-enactor...
by restimson
Sun Oct 15, 2006 1:43 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Trader's Websites
Replies: 22
Views: 5138

The hosting package that I have from Blackfoot ( inlcudes a free shopping cart program that is incredibly easy to set up. It's called OSCommerce and it allows you to interface with most of the main payment methods eg Paypal, NoChecks etc. Not a plug for blackfoot, just for £50 a ...
by restimson
Sun Oct 15, 2006 1:16 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Tax and VAT
Replies: 9
Views: 14326

Don't forget NIC's

Coming out of the cupboard slightly as I am also a qualified chartered accountant. For those registering as self employed you must also pay class 2 and class 4 NIC's. Basically these are split into two types 1. £2 ish a week and 2. NIC's on profits. Now the good news is that firstly the rate you are...
by restimson
Sun Oct 15, 2006 10:14 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Very Fine Linen Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 4439

Another source

I've always used lace making suppliers for linen threads. Try Tim Parker: