Administration & Communication

The setting up a handyman business series contains four posts:

  • Basics before you begin.
  • Advertising and Marketing.
  • Administration and Communication.
  • Van layout.

Administration & Communication for those setting up a handyman business, a snippet of the text is below. The full text is four thousand five hundred words and includes a video demonstration of designing your own stationary.

Administration & Communication is an essential part of any successful business and I highly recommend you read the contents of this post.


It’s always good to get it clear in your mind what you are trying to achieve and how you intend to achieve it, so set out the problem and your possible solutions.

Administrate what and how ?

  • Credit Control / Cash Flow
    • Customers, Sales Receipts – Invoicing – Statements
    • Suppliers, Invoicing – Statements
  • Staff
    • PAYE
    • Other legislation
  • Tax agencies
    • VAT
    • Corporation tax
    • Personal income tax and NI

The main administration you will need to take care of in the early days of your business is recording sales receipts and invoices both yours to customers and your suppliers to you……

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