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Mon 12th Apr 2021

What can contractors expect with the IR35 changes?

Read on below for a guest post from Kingsbridge Contractor Insurance.

Although the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit have been the big news over the last year, the biggest change to contractor working practices, IR35, is now here. But what is changing ...

Fri 9th Apr 2021

TIPS TO TACKLE LATE PAYMENTS

Being self-employed certainly has its benefits, being your own boss for example. However, it also comes with its negatives. One of the biggest being dealing with late paying clients and customers.

According to BACS, almost half of the UK’s small ...

Wed 31st Mar 2021

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SME BREXIT SUPPORT SCHEME

Businesses are facing many legislative and financial changes this year, with the impacts of the pandemic and Brexit still rumbling through the business community. Fortunately, the government has outlined a range of support schemes to help businesses through this turbulent ...
Mon 29th Mar 2021

CLIENT SUCCESS STORY - CHRIFT DIGITAL

When 2018 came around, I had been in permanent employment since I was legally able. I had grown tired of "using up my life" earning money for someone else, and began to wonder what it would be like to ...

Mon 22nd Mar 2021

CLIENT SUCCESS STORY - LOU'S CAR CARE LTD.

I have always loved cars since I was a little boy so I'm delighted that I can do something for a living that I really love and am passionate about. 

Considering the fact that the pandemic happened just after I ...

Mon 15th Mar 2021

CLIENT SUCCESS STORY - HAUS. MALE GROOMING

Starting my own business was only ever a thought 18 months ago. I had spent the last 10 years in the finance sector, helping someone else build their business and brand. I would play the corporate game and continue to climb ...
Wed 3rd Mar 2021

FINANCIAL MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS

More than 85,000 businesses launched online stores or joined the online marketplaces in the last four months, according to new research from Growth Intelligence. However, one in five of these businesses has not received any emergency funding during the pandemic. ...
Mon 1st Mar 2021

THE FINANCIAL IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE HOUSING MARKET

Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has generated endless uncertainty in the housing market. Many doubts remain over the future of the housing market once the stamp duty cut ends in April - leaving many buyers and sellers uncertain ...

Wed 3rd Feb 2021

SELF ASSESSMENT TAX RETURNS - UPDATE

HMRC announced that self-assessment customers will not receive a penalty for filing their 2019-20 tax return late, as long as they file online by 28‌‌th ‌February. HMRC were very much hoping that all customers would meet their 31st January deadline ...
Fri 29th Jan 2021

GOVERNMENT EXTEND DRO ELIGIBILITY TO HELP PEOPLE IN DEBT

New Government proposals have been published that look at further extending debt solutions to help more people suffering from problem debts. Recent research has revealed that the demand for debt advice could increase by up to 60% by the end ...
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