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Keep up to date with all the latest contractor news. We have written everything in plain English, so there’s no need to go to the overly complex HMRC website to learn about any tax and accountancy related updates.

More UK businesses need to take advantage of R&D tax credits
Lauren Monks
By: Lauren Monks

More UK businesses need to take advantage of R&D tax credits

UK businesses must ensure that they are taking full advantage of claiming R&D tax credits.

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Gig workers must remember to register for self-assessment ASAP
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

Gig workers must remember to register for self-assessment ASAP

Those who started working as self-employed in the 2016/17 must remember that they have just a couple of weeks left to register for self-assessment. The LITRG is concerned for gig workers in particular who may not think they need to register.

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FCSA ‘disappointed’ to hear of calls to outlaw umbrella firms within NHS
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

FCSA ‘disappointed’ to hear of calls to outlaw umbrella firms within NHS

The FCSA has made a statement responding to Unite calling upon the NHS to outlaw what they deem as ‘exploitative’ umbrella companies.

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Businesses need to prepare for 2 Step Verification
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

Businesses need to prepare for 2 Step Verification

UK businesses need to ensure that they're ready for 2 Step Verification (2SV), set to come into play at the end of September 2017.

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SME health and wellbeing campaign launched
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

SME health and wellbeing campaign launched

The FSB have launched a brand new campaign aimed at addressing the health and wellbeing of UK small business owners.

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Dolan Accountancy Launch
Lauren Monks
By: Lauren Monks

Dolan Accountancy Launch

The business, which began with a £10 shop window advert in 1992 grew to become the UK’s largest specialist firm of contractor accountants and was the only UK top 25 accounting firm to be owned by an individual rather than a partnership. Simon sold the successful business three years ago for over £80million.

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Improved business performance found across recruitment firms
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

Improved business performance found across recruitment firms

The NPAworldwide’s twice annual business barometer survey has revealed that 47% of the 500 recruitment firms questioned have reported encouraging business performance results over the last six months. Other findings show that 75% of those surveyed reported business performance as being either on the expected level or above in the last 90 days and as

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Many self-employed workers value having more freedom above anything else
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Many self-employed workers value having more freedom above anything else

With self-employment becoming more and more popular, it’s no surprise to learn that having the option of having more freedom came top of the list for many contractors when deciding to join the sector. The survey, carried out by Qdos Contractor, revealed that as many as 48% of the contractors and freelancers surveyed said that

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