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Our blog keeps you in‑the‑know when it comes to the industry news and updates relevant to you and your business. You'll also find useful guides to help you operate more effectively and efficiently today and into the future.

Fri 1st May 2020

Staying productive and motivated whilst in-between clients

Whilst no-one wants to be without regular work, it is a difficult reality that many freelancers are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you’re on furlough or just in-between contracts at the moment, we’ve put together a few things that ...

Fri 24th Apr 2020

Am I eligible for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme?

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme opened this week. Employers can now claim for a grant through HRMC that will cover 80% of an employee’s wages, National Insurance and pension contributions, up to £2,500 per month. Monies will be backdated from ...

Tue 31st Mar 2020

SELF-EMPLOYMENT INCOME SUPPORT SCHEME

Last week the Chancellor unveiled the support that is going to be available for the self-employed. This should be available for an estimated 95% of the self-employed population and for those eligible the government will pay a taxable cash ...

Wed 18th Mar 2020

Working from home in the current climate

In the past week we have seen a majority of UK workforce start to work from home amid the Coronavirus pandemic. For some it will be the first time they have ever worked away from the office and with the ...
Mon 2nd Mar 2020

A breakdown of the IR35 reform

Set to be introduced on 6th April the reforms will be the biggest change seen that impact contractors across the private sector. The private sector IR35 rules will be in line with the public sector so that contractors and ...

Wed 26th Feb 2020

Negotiation strategies for freelancers

If you’re a freelancer who charges an hourly rate you will understand that working as efficiently as possible is one of the best ways to generate as much income as possible from the limited time you have. It does ...

Wed 29th Jan 2020

IS A LIMITED COMPANY RIGHT FOR ME?

If you’re a contractor or sole trader, you may have considered what the next step of your career may be.

Setting up a limited company is thought to be the most tax efficient way of working and if ...

Wed 15th Jan 2020

SELF ASSESSMENT TAX RETURNS – JANUARY DEADLINE

With the deadline for submitting your Self-Assessment Tax Return at the end of the month, it’s a good idea to get your finances in order now if you haven’t already done so.

Who needs to complete a Self-Assessment? You’ll need ...

Mon 23rd Dec 2019

MARKETING IDEAS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

If you’re just starting out in business, you may not have the capital to invest a lot into marketing. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t market your business. Businesses need to market in order to grow and yes ...

Fri 20th Dec 2019

Goal Setting for 2020

With the end of the year on the horizon it's important to review the goals you set for both yourself and your business for 2019. Did you achieve them all? If you didn't, were you SMART about how you ...

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