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How to set your freelance rate
Choosing your freelance rate is one of the biggest decisions you make. Within this, you’ll also have to consider the
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Study: UK contractors happy with their lot
75% of UK contractors are so happy with their working life that they’d recommend contracting to their friends, according to
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Will small business lending increase in 2017?
Hampshire Trust Bank’s recently released ‘SME Growth Watch 2016’. This report indicates an average 6% decrease in small business lending
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Self Assessment tax is almost due: are you ready?
The day that many entrepreneurs dread is almost upon us. Online Self Assessment tax returns must be submitted by the
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The worst UK cities for settling invoice payments on time
A new report from FreeAgent has ranked the UK cities that perform worst when it comes to settling invoice payments
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New Year’s resolutions for your freelance bookkeeping
The festive break is an ideal time to take stock and think about how you can improve your freelance bookkeeping
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The gig economy: good or bad for freelancers?
The gig economy has been a hot topic for some time now. This new form of freelancing has changed the
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Why does the Government need 18,000 digital contractors?
The UK Government employs 18,000 digital contractors (compared to just 12,000 in-house tech specialists), according to a leaked draft of
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3 ways to improve your freelancer finances in 2017
The start of 2017 is the ideal time to take another look at your freelancer finances. With a whole year
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Why buy-to-let incorporation might not be the best option
Buy-to-let incorporation was hailed as the saviour of landlords across the country after the April changes to buy-to-let tax relief.
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Christmas Cashflow Planning for Contractors
Christmas cashflow planning for contractors can be especially challenging. The festivities can alter your usual working routine, and will often
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Buy-to-let changes are beginning to bite
One-in-four specialist landlords is set to sell up due to the recent buy-to-let changes, according to new research from the
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Are you in the 82% who haven’t arranged their freelancer pension?
Just 18% are currently paying into their freelancer pension pots, compared to 48% of employees. This is understandable. While employees
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Buy-to-let landlords have paid £700m to HMRC within 6 months
£700m was given by buy-to-let landlords to HMRC in the six-month period following the imposition of 3% stamp duty on
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3 ways freelancers and small business owners can use size to their advantage
Freelancers and small business owners are unlikely to have access to the same range of resources as larger corporations. While this
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