Contracting Post-Brexit

With Britain’s decision to leave the EU in June last year and the subsequent months of speculation over what will happen to the UK’s economy, now the wheels are firmly set in motion for Article 50. So, what does this mean for Britain’s many contractors and freelancers out there? Well,… View Article
Tom Bell Tom Bell , 30 March 2017

Avoiding and fixing common accounting mistakes

It’s not just small businesses that make accounting mistakes, but even some of the largest firms out there, despite their vast teams, so don’t feel too bad when you come across a mistake you’ve made. However, problems need to be spotted and sorted quickly; in this post Shield Accountancy shows… View Article
Jude Eze Jude Eze , 27 March 2017

History of accounting: Ancient Egypt

A long and fascinating history that reaches back into ancient times, the first green shoots of  accounting occurred during the birth of civilisation itself, it is something linked intrinsically with the very concept of a civilisation, along with the written word. The most in-depth information we have about it comes… View Article
Tom Bell Tom Bell , 24 March 2017

How to handle the new off payroll rules

The life of a contractor is one of continual decision making, from applying for jobs, securing the right clients and handling everything in between. Having always appealed to the “go-getter” and independent minded among us, it can sometimes be tough to manage when situations become stressful. The way in which… View Article
Jude Eze Jude Eze , 20 March 2017