Are you searching for an accountant to look after your finances whilst you are contracting? Just like any important purchase, it’s essential that you do your due diligence and research providers thoroughly before coming to a decision.
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.
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.
Supervision, Direction and Control (SDC) came into effect on 6 April 2016 as a way of limiting the number of umbrella contractors being able to claim travel and subsistence expenses. Do you know what SDC is and whether or not you are subject to it?