An MVL can be a great option

How to close your company and extract the profits at 10%

All things come to an end eventually and contracting is no exception.  Whether it was your decision or not, you might eventually decide to close down your company and move on to new projects. If […]

Employing staff

Thinking of employing someone in your business?

So, you’ve worked on your own for what seems like ever, but as the hours you spend sat at your computer screen increases you realise it’s time to take the plunge and hire help. Employing […]

Making tax digital

Making Tax Digital for VAT – Are you ready for April 2019?

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT is the Government’s first phase in what they believe is making tax administration more effective, efficient and easier for taxpayers. The Government has said that one of the main […]

The population of registered companies in the UK – 2017/18

Last June, Companies House has released its annual companies register activities’ report for 2017/18. The official document includes some interesting figures about the current population of registered companies in the UK. Not surprisingly, it presents […]

Retirement planning as a contractor

Let’s face it, retirement planning isn’t the sexiest subject in the world and for a lot of people, it’s perceived as something that isn’t a priority in their life right now. However, pension planning is […]

Top tax tips

13 Top Tax Tips

A limited company structure is usually the best way to legitimately and compliantly minimise your tax bill. This is because you can take remuneration through an efficient mix of salary and dividends and claim a […]

Gross Payment Status

CIS – Gross Payment Status Update

The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) requires contractors to deduct tax at source on payments made to a subcontractor. However, the subcontractor can register with HMRC for gross payment status to stop the tax at source […]

Professional Insurance

Buisness Insurance: Why do you need it?

Business Insurance is a necessity of everyday life, be it be house, car, life or even mobile phone cover.  In business, this is no exception but it is often overlooked as an essential service for […]