The Autumn Statement – how are contractors affected?

Despite much speculation, there was little detail regarding the restriction on travel and subsistence expenses, and a revision of IR35 in Wednesday’s Autumn Statement – the government will release more information on 9 December. All we know, is that changes on 6 April 2016 will affect workers engaged through an umbrella company, and individuals working…

The Autumn 2015 Statement – speculation is rife!

On the 25th November 2015, George Osborne will present the first ‘all Conservative’ Autumn Statement to the House of Commons. The Autumn Statement is similar to the yearly Budget – announced in July, but contains less important economic policies. Last year’s Autumn Statement took roughly 55 minutes to be presented by Mr. Osborne and there…

How to protect yourself online

With the ever increasing number of bogus emails and phishing scams from individuals claiming to be someone they’re not, there’s the danger of exposing your personal details to fraud. So courtesy of Companies House, here are methods to protect yourself online: Login details Keep your login details secure. Do not write them down or tell…