Category: Umbrella Companies

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Top ten laptops for contractors or freelancers

Top ten laptops for contractors or freelancers

Computers are so important now that few of us can live without one, and this goes doubly so for freelancers. In fact, many of our jobs need nothing... Read more

Top tips for keeping ahead of the game as a contractor

Top tips for keeping ahead of the game as a contractor

Working as a contractor can mean that some work periods may be busier than others. At times you may be inundated with work offers but then find you... Read more

Using a specialist contractor accountant

Using a specialist contractor accountant

If you're a contractor, you've probably heard of the idea of taking on an accountant that specialises in supporting self-employed professionals. This... Read more

Top 10 Tips for an IT Contractor blog

Top 10 Tips for an IT Contractor

When working in IT, it can often be tempting to become your own boss and work as an IT contractor. After all, you’ve got the skills for the job and... Read more

Take Home Pay Calculator: The Essential Tool to Contracting

Take Home Pay Calculator: The Essential Tool to Contracting

If you’re new to contracting then you may not know what a take home pay calculator is, how it works and why it’s essential to planning out your... Read more

Travel and subsistence tax relief, what are the new changes?

Being self-employed means having increased control over the vast majority of your job, which is a very attractive prospect. However, the price of... Read more

Changes likely to impact Contractors post April 2016

The Autumn Statement announced on 25 November, and the publication of the draft Finance Bill 2016 on 9 December 2015, have provided us with a clearer... Read more

Should I Switch from Umbrella to Limited?

One of the most common concerns when it comes to self-employment is which way of working is best for you. Most people are quick to grasp the concept... Read more

Potential changes to tax and NI relief for travel and subsistence costs incurred by contractors

The 2015 Finance Bill which became law at the end of March 2015 includes new rules which determine the availability of tax relief for reimbursed... Read more

Brookson’s predictions for the final Budget of this parliament

With the Budget less a week away, we have taken a look at what we think may be announced and how this may impact the UK’s flexible workforce. As... Read more