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In the Know: What is a P11D form and does it affect me?

Published on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Written by Churchill Knight

HMRC is well-known to have time-consuming and sometimes complicated forms that you are required to fill out as a limited company director. The P11D is one of these; essentially, a P11D reports the benefits paid out to a company’s employees. These items are known as ‘benefits in kind’ and as a contractor with a limited company, you may at some point need to fill out a P11D form. Read more...

How will the Apprenticeship Levy affect umbrella company contractors?

Published on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

In the 2015 Autumn Statement, George Osborne announced an Apprenticeship Levy that will come into effect in April 2017. The purpose of this scheme is to help fund apprenticeships and “invest in Britain’s future”, but the question is, who will foot the bill? Probably you. Read more...

The Graduate's Guide to Contracting

Published on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

In the age of technology and instant gratification, many millennials are rejecting traditional office hours and are opting for flexible working schedules. What’s more, competition for jobs in the UK, especially in London, makes it difficult for university graduates to find full time employment straight away. Read more...

Rising demand for cyber security – an opportunity for IT contractors

Published on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

It’s a well-known fact that as technology progresses, there is an increasing need for cyber security, i.e. protecting IT infrastructure from malicious cyber attacks. This is especially true where businesses deal with sensitive and personal data, such as financial information. Read more...