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IR35 tax reforms make IT contractors leave public sector
Recent IR35 tax reforms are having a drastic effect on the take-home pay of public sector IT contractors. Many are
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UK landlords say long-term growth is more important than tax efficiency
UK landlords are bullish about the viability of the buy-to-let industry. This is despite recent legislative changes, according to new research from
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Buy-to-let landlords set to lose revenue if energy efficiency isn’t improved
New Government legislation for buy-to-let landlords threatens to remove up to 400,000 properties from the rental market. Find out what
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HMRC delays Making Tax Digital
HMRC’s implementation of the Making Tax Digital initiative has received much criticism from Government officials and the self-employed. The initiative
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Do creative freelancers need more Government protection?
An influential report from the Creative Industries Federation (CIF) – which surveyed 700 creative freelancers – has recommended the government
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4 common accounting errors small businesses should avoid
Starting out as a small business owner is hard enough without the worry of rectifying accounting errors. That’s why we’ve prepared this handy list of
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A Complete Guide to Becoming a Contractor
Becoming a contractor can be a rewarding experience both in terms of both salary and work/life balance. However, there’s a
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Automating freelance business processes
Automating freelance business processes is crucial for saving time and staying focused on your core product or service. In today’s
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What is tax investigation insurance?
Tax investigation insurance protects your business from the costs of a tax investigation. It is one of many means by which small
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How will Amazon’s £3bn investment impact small business lending?
Amazon is revolutionising small business lending. The Internet giant has already invested £3bn in its own small-scale marketplace traders. It is
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3 financial tips for becoming an international freelancer
Becoming an international freelancer is an effective means of diversifying your operations. In today’s digital world, working across borders is easier than
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Top 10 regions for buy-to-let are in North England
Buy-to-let in North England appears to be flourishing compared to the South. New research from Property Partner sampled 100 British towns
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Holidays for freelancers: Preparing yourself and your finances
Taking holidays for freelancers can be a complex yet rewarding experience. Everyone needs a break every now and again. But, when
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FreeAgent Mobile: freelancer finances on-the-go
The FreeAgent Mobile app has been around since 2015, but has just had a clear up. It now has far
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Buy-to-let contributes £16bn to UK economy
Buy-to-let landlords contribute £15.9bn pa to the UK economy, according to a new study from Kent Reliance. This indicates how
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