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Autumn budget 2020 canceled

It has been around 10 months now and the COVID-19 is still the talk of the town, and why shouldn’t it be afterall it has been impacting our day-to-day lives, leaving the global economy in a state of turmoil. The UK Government, however, h...


Supervision, Direction and Control Test

The number of contractors in the UK job market is increasing rapidly. More and more professionals are taking over contractor jobs. One of the main reasons behind this shift is that being a contractor allows you to be your own boss and you can have a ...


How to Start a Recruitment Agency?

Recruitment is a continuous process and no matter if you are a new business or a well-established one, you’ll always need new talents in order to grow your business. This makes recruitment a very competitive landscape and often companies find it qu...


Criminal Finance Act 2017

We have been discussing a lot lately about how the recruitment industry is a booming sector. But we haven’t discussed how technological advancements have made it easier for fraudsters to build a fake online reputation for themselves as recruitment ...


Creating a PSL

Digitalisation is transforming the job market extensively. While many businesses are reshaping their business model, many businesses are struggling to build an online presence for themselves. This rapid transformation has opened gateways of opportuni...


Off-payroll to go ahead-What it means for the Umbrella agencies

Contractors and umbrella agencies have been long listening to the online media discussing the reforms to the private sector off-payroll working rules (IR35) that were to come into effect from 6th April 2020. However, due to the unannounced outbreak o...


Construction Industry Scheme- How Umbrella can help?

Working as a contractor in the UK is booming with thousands of UK professionals taking over contract job roles over regular jobs. However, managing and filling VAT and company returns can be an added workload for contractors who trade using a Limited...


Do Umbrella Employees need to file Self-assessment?

Working under an Umbrella company has been a saviour for thousands of self-employed workers. It frees them from the unnecessary hassle of administrative burden that owning a Limited company can bring along. Contractors working under an umbrella are c...


Can I work through a Limited Company and Umbrella?

The UK government is all set to roll out the changes to off-payroll working rules (also known as ‘IR35’) in April 2021. And contractors working through their own limited company (or Personal Service Company) will be the most affected since they w...


Importance of having a life insurance policy

We all eventually die but no one knows for sure when they will die. But ignoring the reality that anything might happen to an individual which can result in his/her sudden demise can cost a family everything, especially when the demised member is the...