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The Childcare Voucher Scheme for limited company contractors

Published on Monday, July 24, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

As a Director of a limited company you are able to claim a percentage of the costs of childcare as an expense through the government’s Childcare Voucher Scheme. The scheme allows you to claim up to £55 per week or £243 per month towards childcare costs incurred. Read more...

What it takes to become a marketing freelancer

Published on Thursday, July 20, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

Becoming a marketing freelancer or consultant could be a good way to advance your career in marketing whilst also stepping away from corporate rules and 9 to 5 office restrictions. But what does it take to be a marketing freelancer? Read more...

What Expenses Can I Claim Through a Limited company

Published on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

As the Director of your own limited company, you can claim expenses on costs you have incurred on certain business related items and activities. Are you aware of the limited company expenses you may be able to claim? Read more...

Contractor FAQs: How do I choose a name for my limited company?

Published on Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

When you decide to become a contractor or freelancer with your own limited company, you have to register a company name. This means you should choose a name that is professional and is easy to remember. We discuss ways to help you select a catchy and appropriate name for your limited company. Read more...

Reactions to HMRC's ESS Tool and what you can do about your IR35 status

Published on Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

HMRC released its Employment Status Service (ESS) tool in March to help provide clarity around IR35, and to assist public sector clients and agencies in assessing the IR35 status of their off-payroll workers. There has been plenty of controversy surrounding it, with some experts claiming it is inaccurate whilst HMRC jumps to its defence. Read more...