More and more UK millennial graduates are becoming contractors – find out why!

The number of contractors and freelancers in the United Kingdom is on the rise and according to IPSE, there are now over 1.9 million flexible workers in the UK. This figure has increased tremendously since 2008, by a staggering 36 per cent. So it doesn’t come as a surprise that the number of graduates turning…

We said goodbye to summer in style!

On Tuesday 20th September, we saw over 60 contractors from round London come and join us for our first End of Summer Drinks Reception. The fantastic Smollensky’s terrace bar was the perfect venue to share a few drinks whilst the British weather behaved for us to have wonderful and warm evening with our guests. Our…

Drinks are on us!

K&B Accountancy Group and Cloud9 Umbrella are revelling in this beautiful Indian summer weather and before the sunshine disappears, we have decided to host a special ‘End of Summer Drinks Reception.’ We aim to provide the perfect opportunity for existing and new clients to meet with our accountants, mingle with fellow contractors and network with…

Common mistakes made by new contractors

Becoming a contractor after being in permanent, full-time employment can be a daunting step to take, so the last thing you want is someone telling you that you might be doing it wrong. But so many new contractors make the same initial errors as each other that you can learn and (hopefully) avoid making them…