The contractor industry has been steadily growing for some time, and now freelancers, contractors and the self-employed make up 15% of the UK’s workforce.
It’s that time again for our monthly instalment of the must-watch sports for the month ahead. August’s feature event for the month is the 2016 Olympic Games, which run from the 5th to the 21st of August.
With our summer of tech giveaway, which includes an iPad Mini 2, we feel inspired to write about the top five tablet optimised apps for contractors and freelancers.
Tech Week Europe recently reported that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and its plans to digitalise tax services may have been ‘over-optimistic’.
More employees than ever are prioritising having flexible work over financial rewards in the workplace. Business Matters magazine reported on a recent survey and confirmed that workers in Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) place high importance on work flexibility.
Are you taking the time to look after your health and fitness? Or do you devote all your time to your client and fulfilling your contract that there is no time left for you?
Matthew Lynn of The Telegraph states that there can be growth for start-ups and new businesses in post-Brexit Britain. London will offer more to entrepreneurs and they may not need to dash off to other European cities just yet.
If you are an IT contractor or someone who absolutely must have the latest in technology gadgets, you likely already know how their features and capabilities can improve your day-to-day business activities.
It’s fair to say that following the successes of the London 2012 Olympics, we’re all looking forward to supporting team GB again this year at the Olympics in Rio. To celebrate the start of one of our favourite sporting events, we have put together a blog about some Olympic fun facts.
We like to keep you updated and informed about the latest industry news affecting you as a contractor. Whether you work through an umbrella company or have your own limited company, our updates provide an overview of important changes to legislation affecting taxes, expenses and your livelihood as a contractor.