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Fergus will be back on the John Beattie Show on BBC Radio Scotland on Wednesday just after the 1pm news with some great tips to help organise your money and understand your consumer rights. This week he'll be looking at the best way to spring clean your finances at the beginning of a new tax year. Catch up on previous shows here

Moneysucks for musicians

Have a look at the first part of our new series on how musicians can best maximise and protect their income from their own words and music.

Musicians Stuff

Rachael’s Tax Dilemma

What follows below is Rachel's account of a recent trip to Belgium with some tax questions that it raised for her. We have then answered these questions for Rachel but in a way that we hope will benefit all musicians who have an uncomfortable relationship with HMRC (otherwise known as The Revenue!). Find out more about Rachel and her music at www.rachelhair.comor Continue reading

Rights for Musicians – Part Three, the MCPS.

Duncan McCrone ends his three part series for Moneysucks with a look at the MSPS and the collection of royalties for the recording, copying and distribution of your music. He includes contact details if you need to get in touch… Continue reading

The Rights way for musicians – Part 2

In this second part of Duncan McCrone’s popular feature on the importance of Rights for musicians we look at The benefits of membership of the Performing Rights Society. Next time we’ll take a look at the MCPS and try to… Continue reading

The Rights way for musicians

I’m delighted to say that Duncan McCrone, Senior Manager PRS for Music in Scotland and a very well respected musician in his own right, has taken the time to write a few articles for Moneysucks. We’re starting with his introduction… Continue reading


It looks as if the Financial conduct Authority might be about to take action to help so-called 'mortgage prisoners', borrowers who have loans with companies that are no longer trading.

60 Second Tips

In a brand new series listen to and watch Fergus Muirhead here as he explains common money and consumer issues in less than one minute.
This series will build up over the next few months into a valuable library of money and consumer tips, all delivered in a simple and straightforward way.

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