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What is Supervision, Direction and Control?

Published on Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Written by Andrew Trodden

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? Read more...

A guide to becoming a contractor in the UK from abroad

Published on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

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. Read more...

An uncertain future awaits after surprise general election results

Published on Friday, June 9, 2017

Written by Andrew Trodden

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. Read more...

National Freelancers Day 2017

Published on Thursday, June 8, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

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. Read more...