Private sector contractors’ right to decide their own IR35 status is being taken away from April 2020 when they are engaged by a medium or large-sized client and working through an intermediary such as a limited company. With these changes coming into effect, it’s good to know how end-clients and agencies may handle IR35 in such instances.
Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled Budget 2018 on Monday 29 October 2018 – his last before Brexit. Overall, the reception to the Budget has been greeted with mixed emotions, but it is fair to say that some of the announcements are more positive than many predicted.
Read the latest updates on the 2019 Loan Charge and how contractors who previously used disguised remuneration schemes may be affected. Get the latest developments here.
Every year on 10th October, World Mental Health Day is observed to raise awareness of mental health issues and to highlight the importance of supporting mental health in all aspects of life. We discuss mental health with regards to how contractors, freelancers and self-employed professionals can be impacted.
There has been plenty of debate over the past year over what would happen in the event of a ‘No Deal Brexit’. We discuss what this might mean for contractors, freelancers and the self-employed in the UK.
Making Tax Digital (MTD) marks the end of paper record-keeping for millions of businesses and self-employed professionals in the UK. If you have a VAT-registered business, you need to prepare for Making Tax Digital by 1st April 2019.
Contract breaches occur often in the business world, but in most cases they can be dealt with swiftly and without too much fuss. If you haven’t experienced a contract breach scenario, it is good to learn how to recognise one and how to handle it in case it ever happens to you.
The 2019 Loan Charge is another effort by HMRC to recover taxes it deems to be owed by thousands of people who have used disguised remuneration schemes since 1999. Read about the 2019 Loan Charge, its implications and your potential options if you are affected*.
Professional Passport accreditation – what is it and why is it important? Churchill Knight & Associates Ltd is accredited by Professional Passport, a leading independent professional membership organisation in the flexible workers market. Find out who Professional Passport is and how it can help your agency stay on the right side of HMRC.
The beauty of being able to work remotely is the freedom to choose where you work. Want to work from home, a community office space or even the beach? You can. We’ve put together a top 8 list of places in the UK to work remotely.