This week (18th to 22nd November 2019) is Talk Money Talk Pensions Week in the UK. The goal of this week is to ease the discomfort around talking about money and motivate people to be more active in their financial wellbeing.
Contractors and freelancers working through a limited company can benefit greatly from taking initiative with their pensions. However, a recent report warns that freelancers are not saving enough for their retirement.
Whether you’re a seasoned contractor or have just started contracting, you have probably thought about pensions and how you can save for your retirement.
Recent legislation regarding auto-enrolment into workplace pensions for employees has been brought in by the Government to encourage workers to put aside for their future. This legislation states that employer’s with workers that fall under the following criteria must automatically enrol them into a workplace pension scheme.
As a limited company contractor, choosing an umbrella company can be confusing. Read our short guide where we explain how to decide which umbrella company to use.
With the tax return deadline fast approaching, some taxpayers encounter issues which cause delays in filing their self-assessment. From the funny to the ridiculous, we’ve collected some of our favourite excuses along with some simple Do’s and Don’ts to follow when submitting your tax return.
The two most common ways to get paid as a contractor are starting a limited company, and using an umbrella company. There are perks to running your own business – but is it right for you?
The deadline to file your 2018/19 self-assessment is less than 100 days away – HMRC is urging taxpayers to complete and file before the busy Christmas and New Year period arrives.
If you are a non-UK resident or expat and want to spend some time living and working in the UK, contract work could be the way to achieve your goals.
When is the deadline for the self-assessment? Self-assessment tax returns must be completed after the end of the tax year (5th April). You must complete a self-assessment tax return if you are self-employed or a sole trader. If you choose to submit a paper return it needs to be completed by the 31st October of…Details