Supervision, Direction and Control (SDC) came into effect on 6 April 2016 as a way of limiting the number of umbrella contractors being able to claim travel and subsistence expenses. Do you know what SDC is and whether or not you are subject to it?
Are you new to the UK and looking for work? Or are you thinking of coming to the UK for work? Contracting or freelancing is a great way for skilled professionals to break into the workforce in the UK, and you may even enjoy the flexible lifestyle so much that you’ll decide to continue contracting for many years to come.
The new tax year started on 6 April, which means it’s time to start thinking about your 2016/17 Personal Tax Return, otherwise known as your self-assessment.
It’s National Freelancers Day, where freelancers from all industries are celebrated for their independence and for inspiring others to break free from tradition by taking control of their careers.
A lot of voters expected to wake up on the morning of 9 June and discover that Theresa May and her Conservative party were the majority winners of the ‘snap’ General election that she called in April. However, to the surprise of bookmakers and experts, the election ended in a hung parliament.
Outlined in an NHS Improvement update, the NHS backtracked on its previous position that all NHS workers providing their services through personal service companies (PSCs) were to be deemed as inside IR35.