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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 28th Aug 2020

SELF ASSESSMENT TAX RETURNS

With summer coming to an end and the last quarter of this year starting we feel now is the perfect time to begin speaking with your accountant about your self-assessment tax return.

January 2021 may seem a while away but ...

Wed 26th Aug 2020

MILLIONS OF SELF-EMPLOYED TO BENEFIT FROM SECOND STAGE OF SUPPORT SCHEME

We have been keeping our clients up to date with the latest developments from the Government and following the latest update on the second stage of the support scheme we wanted to share this from Gov.co.uk.

Millions of self-employed people ...

Wed 29th Jul 2020

THE BENEFITS OF USING A SPECIALIST ACCOUNTANT

Whether you are a freelance contractor, sole trader or a limited company contractor, there are a number of benefits to working with a specialist contractor to help when it comes to taking care of all of your tax ...
Wed 22nd Jul 2020

Returning to work

Now is the time that many people are seeing a reappearance of normality with many offices and companies starting to return to the workplace. Whilst March feels like a very long time ago now, lockdown has affected us all in ...
Tue 23rd Jun 2020

Understanding updates to the SEISS and CJRA Financial Support schemes

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme are changing. In this blog post, we hope to help explain the latest updates to these Government schemes, so that you can make the right choice for you.

Coronavirus Job ...

Mon 1st Jun 2020

Do I need business insurance as a freelancer?

As a freelancer, you work for yourself. This can bring lots of freedom, but it also means that you are responsible for thinking about a lot of things that employees don’t have to.

Business insurance is important as it can protect ...

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 ...

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