After a slow start in January, the contractor market has begun to pick up again as companies finalise budgets and begin to think about filling contracts. Now is the perfect time to take a look at how you could be marketing yourself and your business more productively.
Global trade frictions and uncertainty both in the United Kingdom and foreign markets due to Brexit has triggered a ‘wait and see’ approach to new business – slowing client spending on hiring. Despite this, technology and IT roles dominated the top pay rises in 2018 according to ContractorUK’s Salary and Recruiting Trends guide. This trend is set to continue in…
Over 93% of those required to file a 2017/18 self-assessment to HMRC did so by 11:59 pm on 31st January. However over 700,000 taxpayers missed the deadline. Here are the latest statistics on self-assessments and what to do if you missed the deadline.
As a contractor or freelancer, it’s important to maintain a good work-life balance. There are no set rules for taking time off as a contractor or freelancer; however, there are some golden rules to follow to manage your time wisely.
HMRC has published a list of the strangest excuses for taxpayers not submitting their self-assessment tax returns on time. Remember, the deadline for filing is midnight on 31st January 2019.