5 ways to spring clean your business books in the new tax year

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Source: FreeAgent With the new tax year now under way, it’s a great time to think about making some changes to keep your business running as efficiently as possible in the year ahead. One of the most important pieces of spring cleaning you can perform is giving your business books a proper sort-out, so that … Read More

Amy Fowler5 ways to spring clean your business books in the new tax year

Get ready for the end of the 2017/18 tax year

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Source: FreeAgent The end of the tax year is rapidly approaching, which means it’s the perfect time to get everything in order and prepare your business for success in the next 12 months. So, if you run a business that prepares its accounts to 5th April each year, here’s some top tips to help make … Read More

Amy FowlerGet ready for the end of the 2017/18 tax year

Making Tax Digital: April 2019 changes

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for individuals and businesses to get their tax right and keep on top of their affairs. HMRC’s ambition is to become one of the most digitally advanced tax administrations in the world. The first stage of MTD will commence … Read More

Amy FowlerMaking Tax Digital: April 2019 changes

Interim managers in the Public Sector: Limited or umbrella? [FREE E-BOOK]

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Competex Pro has today published a new guide in association with the Interim Hub, titled ‘Interim Managers in the Public Sector: Limited or Umbrella?’ which is now available to download for free. This guide is for anyone working in the public sector as an interim, consultant, contractor or other independent professional, and it outlines the … Read More

Amy FowlerInterim managers in the Public Sector: Limited or umbrella? [FREE E-BOOK]

Why more senior independents are switching to umbrella company working

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April 2017 saw the introduction of HMRC’s ‘off-payroll working’ rules for anyone taking on temporary contracts in the public sector. The new rules specify that the end-client is now responsible for determining the IR35 status of a contract, and HMRC expect most contracts expected to fall within IR35 or risk an investigation. At the same … Read More

Amy FowlerWhy more senior independents are switching to umbrella company working

Competex Umbrella Ltd begins trading as a specialist umbrella company for senior independent professionals

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We are very pleased to announce that Competex Umbrella Ltd is now up and running for business! Competex Umbrella has been set up in response to the new HMRC legislation regarding temporary workers in the public sector who currently operate via Personal Service Companies (PSCs). The new rules are making PSCs an extremely tax-inefficient way … Read More

Amy FowlerCompetex Umbrella Ltd begins trading as a specialist umbrella company for senior independent professionals

Making Tax Digital – What Does It Mean For Small Businesses?

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By 2020, HMRC will have moved to a fully digital system in a bid to end unnecessary bureaucratic processes, eradicate delays in information handling and make sure taxpayers have easy access to their tax records. HMRC hopes that these new initiatives will reduce the £6.5bn lost each year through error and reduce business burdens by … Read More

Amy FowlerMaking Tax Digital – What Does It Mean For Small Businesses?

4 ways to market yourself on LinkedIn

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LinkedIn is the biggest B2B social media site online with 28% of all internet users having a LinkedIn account. As a user, you want to make sure you are reaching the right audience and are generating good quality leads for future contracts. LinkedIn creates around 80% of a business’ social media leads, so it’s important … Read More

Amy Fowler4 ways to market yourself on LinkedIn

How to be prepared for working as a consultant or interim manager

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So you’ve decided to take the plunge and set yourself up independently as a consultant or an interim manager? Great work! You know you have the skills, experience and know-how to add value to your future clients’ businesses, but how hot is your knowledge of running your own business? Working for yourself is enormously rewarding … Read More

Amy FowlerHow to be prepared for working as a consultant or interim manager