Under HMRC investigation? Read this!

No contractor or small business owner wants to be under the watchful eye of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). There are many triggers associated with HMRC tax investigation, resulting in an enduring and rather unpleasant experience for the organisation or individual at its centre. In addition to being stressful, HMRC… View Article
Jude Eze Jude Eze , 29 November 2018

Could going limited slash your tax bill?

There are many reasons why registering as a limited company or operating as a sole trader works for the self-employed. Each has its advantages, a fact that makes it difficult for contractors and small business owners to decide which route is right for them. As well as being easy to… View Article
Jennifer Gannon Jennifer Gannon , 22 November 2018

Tax rates from around the world

As a self-employed professional or business owner, thoughts always seem to turn to how much easier other countries appear to have it, particularly when the time to settle our tax bills comes along. Tax rates vary from country to country, and while the UK doesn’t have the highest rate, it… View Article
Tom Bell Tom Bell , 15 November 2018

Do you need to fill in a Self Assessment form?

As an independent contractor or small business owner you’ll have 101 things to think about, particularly when it comes to fulfilling your tax and National Insurance (NI) obligations. From managing your business expenses to paying your own employees, it’s imperative you work with HMRC to ensure legal compliance at every… View Article
Jude Eze Jude Eze , 8 November 2018

GDPR: Why it’s never too late to comply

Some two years after the legislation was made, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is finally being put into practice. Despite the lengthy drafting process, the imposition on 25th May 2018 saw many businesses and contractors begin to panic. Three months on, organisations, and individuals alike are still confused about… View Article
Jennifer Gannon Jennifer Gannon , 1 November 2018