Sole traders

Insights that help your business improve, enhance and grow

Xero’s getting smarter with coding and machine learning

Xero is bringing machine learning to your bookkeeping, to automatically code your transactions and expenses.

Setting up as a sole trader: Part 3 – Sticking to your business plan

The importance of a good business plan for freelancers and sole traders, and how to track, review and take action based on your plan.

Setting up as a sole trader: Part 2 – Getting the basics right

How to set up your banking, finances and tax so you're ready to become a sole trader.

Why you need a holiday from your business

Why every business owner needs a holiday - time to relax, recuperate and reflect on the future of your business.

Setting up as a sole trader: Part 1 – Three key tips for turning a profit

Advice on setting up as a sole trader – and the three key steps needed to make your self-employed business profitable.