Our relationship with IPSE has grown stronger

K&B Accountancy Group has been affiliated and accredited accountants with IPSE (The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed – formerly PCG) since 2012. We are delighted that our relationship with IPSE has grown stronger this month, and we have become official Accountancy Partners. With 21,000 members, IPSE is the largest association of independent professionals in…

Looking ahead to 6 April 2016 – do you know what is about to change?

As discussed in our February article, ‘What are HMRC changing in legislation for Travel and Subsistence?’, from 6 April 2016, the government have decided to bring in legislation that will affect our expanding temporary workforce in the United Kingdom. In the Cloud9 Umbrella/K&B Accountancy Group offices, we are finding that many contractors are still in…

Is going limited the right way forward for umbrella contractors this year?

The new tax year is fast approaching and we are noticing a trend in umbrella contractors who are incorporating their own personal service company (PSC) in order to minimise, or even mitigate the restriction on Travel and Subsistence expenses. While we cannot comment on any particular models offered by other accountancy and umbrella service providers,…

Why we should be on your PSL

With so many umbrella companies in operation today, it is crucial that you are confident in your payroll provider being both compliant and trustworthy. Recent changes to tax and employment legislation mean that your agency could be liable for penalties, or even subject to debt transfer. By having a Preferred Suppliers List (PSL), or an…

K&B Accountancy Group is now a premium partner of FreeAgent

K&B Accountancy Group is delighted to have become a premium partner of FreeAgent. Since most of our clients on our monthly packages are already enjoying the benefit of this multi-award winning cloud software, this premium partnership will further strengthen our client support capabilities and will introduce additional services, including an automatic bank feed, at no…

How to write a successful business plan

Starting a new business is an incredibly exciting time. Maybe you run a small business and are looking to take it to the next level, or you have a new concept and have decided there is no time like the present to get started. Either way, the following 10 points should be comprehensively answered in…