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5 minute guide on how to become a contractor in the UK

Published on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

Are you thinking of becoming a contractor? Deciding on a career change is always challenging, and switching from permanent employment to contracting can seem intimidating. However, contracting can offer many benefits such as an increased earning potential, flexible working hours, job autonomy, and much more. Read more...

The Childcare Voucher Scheme and Tax-Free Childcare 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 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...

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...