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What recruiters need to know about IR35 in the run-up to April 2020

What happens if a limited company goes bust?

When a limited company ceases trading, there are many different issues to address. As you might expect, the main considerations generally revolve... Read more

a sole trader working alongside a new employee.

Can a sole trader have employees?

A sole trader is a person who owns a business exclusively. This business structure holds a variety of positives and negatives. For example, working... Read more

What hirers should be doing post IR35 audit

What hirers should be doing post IR35 audit

With the changes to the off-payroll working rules set to come into force in April 2020, many HR professionals will spend the next few months... Read more

A businessman choosing a name for his limited company.

How to register a company name

An important factor to starting a business is registering the company name. It’s not compulsory to register a company name if the business operates... Read more

A man or woman using their laptop to register a sole trader company.

How to become a sole trader

When it comes to setting up a company, an important starting point is to choose between the three main types of business structures: sole trader,... Read more

A small company going over invoices and receipts in regards to VAT

Does a limited company need to be VAT registered?

Value added tax (VAT) refers to a levy automatically added to the bill of a product or service, with the figure based on all imposed fees from... Read more

A director paying off limited company debts with a credit card

Can directors be personally liable in a limited company?

There are many benefits to running your business as a limited company. Not only can a limited company come across as more professional than sole... Read more

High Street vs Specialist Accountants

High Street Vs Specialist Accountants

What to consider - High Street Vs Specialist Accountants: The life of contractors and freelancers can be a strange and paradoxical experience,... Read more

New To Contracting A Beginner's Guide Top Tips


So you’ve made the decision. You’ve talked it over with the people you need to talk it over with. You're no longer new to contracting and have... Read more

Going Limited setting up limited company


In contracting – as in most of life – timing is everything. While many successful contractors don’t jump ship so much as get pushed, it’s... Read more