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.
Recent changes to legislation have led many contractors to ask: how easy is it to leave my umbrella company? Leaving an umbrella company is a quick and easy process, and many contractors are switching to the more tax efficient limited company model. We explain how to make this happen.
A Personal Tax Return must be completed by contractors, sole traders, self-employed individuals and those who receive rental income. This year, don’t be one of thousands who forget!
The internet is a vital tool for modern contractors in all kinds of industries, and promoting your personal website can be the key to truly making a success of contracting. Your website is often the driving force behind finding new work and can really be the turning point in your contracting career.