Delivered by Philip Hammond as his first and only, The Autumn Statement 2016 released in November brought with it many changes to the way we will do business going forward.
Starting out as a freelancer can be tricky, especially the thought of the transition between externally employed work and venturing out on your own. In this blog we give you 5 helpful tips for starting out as a freelancer and making your move into the world of self-employment.
Whether you voted ‘Remain’ or ‘Leave’ the verdict is in and a course of action has begun which will forever change the way we do business in the UK. But what does Brexit mean for Contractors, Freelancers and SMEs. In our latest blog, we take a look at the good, the bad and the unknown that may affect contractors, freelancers and SMEs in the UK.
…to the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act, and if you’re a small business, you need to know about it!
On the 30th June 2016 the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment act 2015 comes in to force. You might be wondering, what the heck is the Small Businesses, Enterprise and Employment Act and why haven’t I hear about it?
Originally due to be released in 2015, the Trivial Benefits Exemption has finally arrived. This is a great new way to pass on those small gestures that can help employees feel better cared for – and employees who feel cared for are generally happier.
TED Talks, if you’ve only heard of them but not seen any, you’re missing out. Covering just about any topic in the world, TED have collected over 2,000 15 min videos presented by industry-leading influencers. You can learn about so many things.
How long do you have before retirement? How many pay cheques? Let’s say you’re planning to work for 20 more years before you retire, that’s only 240 pay cheques! Fewer than you thought, isn’t it?
They say it takes money to make money, but what if a few simple changes could help you make money whist reducing those pesky outgoings? In this blog, we take a look at a few ways that most small businesses can save money and improve their profits in this financial year.
April 2016 tax changes; It’s the time of the year that UK businesses brace themselves for, tax change time. Our annual reminder that anything can and will change. To help prevent unpleasant surprises, we thought we’d list the expected changes for the 2016/2017 year for you below:
George Osborne presented his eighth budget on 16th March 2016. We summarise below some of the principal changes that are likely to be relevant to our clients in the 2016 budget.