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Spectre The Philanthropist?

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Ian Spectre suffers from insomnia most nights, surprisingly not because he’s a terrible person and his conscience keeps him awake, but because he’s preoccupied with thinking up new ways to help Google and Apple avoid paying their taxes.

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Surcharge Fees to be Axed

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That’ll be £1,298 for your flights and a £1.50 booking fee, thanks!

We expect it these days, the all too frequent ‘credit card’ charge that’s added at the checkout. Well it’s soon to become a thing of the past, saving UK citizens an estimated £500 million every year.

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What is a ‘Dependent Contractor’?

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The newly published ‘Taylor Review’ has recommended a new employment status, the ‘Dependent Contractor’. But what does that mean exactly and are you a ‘Dependent Contractor’? We explain all in this blog.

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20 Myths About the Self Employed Lifestyle

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Ahh Self Employment, the joy it must be deciding whether or not you are going to work today. Plus your boss ALWAYS lets you take holidays whenever you want – you’re your own boss after all!

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Random Numbers And Acronyms

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Ian Spectre was not the first in his family to work in Customer Care. That accolade goes to his great uncle, Ernest Spectre-Phillips, aka ESP, a man with an uncanny ability to predict future events. As a child Ian spent many hours listening in admiration to his great uncle talking about his work and achievements.

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The Investment Pitch Survival Guide

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It’s a very common scenario, you’ve got a brilliant business idea, you know how it’s going to make money, but as the saying goes; It takes money to make money. In this blog we’re giving you our best advice on how to survive and succeed at an investment pitch.

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Ian Spectre will tell you when he corners you that one of his finest moments was back in 1999 when he came up with what is now known as IR35. Having a love for acronyms and being 43 at the time, Spectre wanted to call the new tax IM43 or IS43, but then Ivor Richards, a high flyer in the Treasury who was 35 at the time pulled rank and IR35 it was.

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Top Tech for Your Home Office

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The space you work in can have a massive impact on the quality of work you produce. Chances are, if you’re self employed, you have a home office. Today we’re looking at the best tech and gadgets on the market that will help you work more productively, more happily and more geekily!

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How to Introduce Flexible Hours into your Small Business

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Flexitime is all the rage, but when you’re a one-person or few-person team, how do you break the shackles of the 9 – 5 and create a working schedule that’s better suited to your lifestyle?

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Travel Expenses for Contractors & The 24 Month Rule

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Travel expenses for contractors, it’s not as simple as A to B. There are rules to follow and in this blog we’ll tell you what you can claim and what you can’t claim. As well as the 24 month rule and 40% rule which can often catch you out. Here’s what you need to know.

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