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A Flat Rate VAT Guide for Contractors For 2018
It is no secret that the 2016 Autumn Statement carried on the ‘noose tightening’ that the contracting sector has felt[...]
Limited Company Salary and Dividends
In the eternal debate on the best way for contractors to pay themselves, limited company contractors can still maximise their[...]
Why Contractors Need Professional Indemnity Insurance
So you’ve done it, made the leap and go it alone. As a contractor, you are now master of your[...]
Contractor Public Liability Insurance
You’ve just left your old company and gone it alone. Finally, you are free and in charge of your own[...]
Income Protection Insurance for Contractors
Contractors need to think about covering themselves with insurance more than most other workers as they have left behind the[...]
Health Insurance for Contractors
After sorting out their main contractor insurance policies (such as public liability insurance and professional indemnity insurance) which look after[...]
How Umbrella Contractors Can Still Claim for Travel and Subsistence
The issue around umbrella companies and expenses has long been a contentious one between HMRC and the contracting sector and[...]
IR35 Business Entity Test for Contractors – questions and processes.
As of April 2015 the business entity tests are no longer being used. HMRC has, however, given a commitment not[...]
How to be IR35 Compliant
Worried about IR35? You’re not alone. Ask any contractor (especially those working via limited companies) what their biggest work stress[...]
IR35 Supervision, Direction and Control Explained
One of the essential factors that HMRC uses to sniff out false employment via IR35 is the concept of ‘Supervision,[...]