Contractors: Beware of the Managed Service Company (MSC) Legislation & Non-regulated Accounting firms

For those of you that know what the MSC legislation is but thought it had gone away, think again, HMRC are due to bring a number of cases to Tribunal this year; so you’re going to be hearing lots more … Continue reading

Caveat Emptor – Buyer Beware!

Has anyone else noticed the influx of new unqualified accounting firms targeting contractors?  You might say, yeah, but so what?  Well, read on, it’s not as benign as it sounds. The new “pay up front” legislation Some of these firms … Continue reading

Budget 2014 – Summary for Contractors

The Good News…….. The good news is that the typical contractor, who runs their own limited company or who operates through an umbrella company, undertaking “normal transactions” has been given no new measures to contend with as a result of … Continue reading

Is 2014 the Year of the IT Contractor?

As we embark upon 2014, we know that the Chinese are celebrating the Year of the Horse, but could it be that as the year unravels, it will also be the Year of the IT Contractor? As confidence in the … Continue reading

Contractors: Get the Home You Want with Only a 5% Deposit!

The Government’s new ‘Help to Buy’ Scheme opens the door for Contractors who are buying for the first time or looking to move up the property ladder. What is the ‘Help to Buy’ Scheme? “Help to Buy” is a Government … Continue reading

Budget Summary 2013

Following yesterday’s budget, we have produced our Budget Summary 2013 document which highlights the main changes announced by the Chancellor. This will quickly bring you up to speed and hopefully be a lighter read. Please click the image below to … Continue reading

Budget Summary 2012

Budget speeches tend to be fairly uninspiring affairs. However, the background documents are usually more enlightening. Our summary of the main changes will quickly bring you up to speed and hopefully be a lighter read. A summary of this year’s … Continue reading