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VAT Flat Rate Scheme Changes - How Contractors Will Be Affected

Published on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

If you are a contractor with a limited company, you are probably well aware of the government’s planned new changes to the VAT Flat Rate Scheme, as announced in the November 2016 Autumn Statement. What does it mean for limited company contractors who are registered on the scheme? Read more...

Have a weekend away - you owe it to yourself as a contractor!

Published on Monday, February 20, 2017

Written by Andrew Trodden

Flexible working is certainly one of the most popular reasons people decide to take up contracting on a full-time basis. However, do contractors really take advantage of the opportunities available to them? If you’re a contractor, you owe it to yourself to get away for a long weekend and have some fun! Read more...

Marriage Allowance: Could You Be Eligible For A Tax Break?

Published on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

Did you know that if you’re married or in a civil partnership, you could be entitled to a tax break of up to £432? The marriage allowance could save couples hundreds, yet only a few are taking advantage of this tax perk. Read more...

Rising demand for cyber security – an opportunity for IT contractors

Published on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

It’s a well-known fact that as technology progresses, there is an increasing need for cyber security, i.e. protecting IT infrastructure from malicious cyber attacks. This is especially true where businesses deal with sensitive and personal data, such as financial information. Read more...