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What will the future be for contractors after Brexit?

Published on Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

Contractors and freelancers have plenty riding on the outcome of Brexit. Employment laws, immigration rules and Britain’s single market status are all things that could change once Britain leaves the EU. How will these factors affect contractors and freelancers in the short and long term? Read more...

Contractor Tax Planning for Parents: The Child Benefit

Published on Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

The Child Benefit is a government allowance available to parents and guardians to help with the cost of raising a child. We discuss the Child Benefit and how to make it work for you as a contractor. Read more...

The importance of using a reputable payroll provider as a contractor

Published on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Written by Andrew Trodden

As a freelancer or contractor, it is likely you will set up your own limited company or work through a PAYE umbrella company. However, with so many providers of payroll services available, how do you know which one to use? Whatever your decision, make sure the company you use to take care of your payroll is reputable and compliant, or the repercussions could be devastating. Read more...

What does General Election 2017 mean for contractors?

Published on Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

As you will know, last month Theresa May called a snap general election to be held on 8th June. Mrs May previously stated she would not call a general election, however she has since conceded that needs to secure a stronger mandate for Brexit negotiations. What does this upcoming election mean for contractors and the contracting industry? Read more...

5 Budgeting Tips for Contractors and Freelancers

Published on Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

Contracting can be rewarding both financially and personally – but it does come with some challenges, one of which is living without guaranteed income. Our blog provides some easy budgeting tips that can help your cash flow. Read more...