5 tips to help you manage your work-life balance as a freelancer/contractor

Once you get into the flow of working as a freelancer or contractor, it becomes easy to overlook your work-life balance. But as Steve Jobs rightly said, “the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” So to help you manage the boundaries between your personal and professional lives, here are…

Announcing the launch of our new website

Wednesday 12th August saw the launch of K&B Accountancy Group’s new website. Our goal has been to provide you with an easy to use, market-leading platform where you can find the information you need in a couple of clicks. With big improvements to the service you already know and love, our new website has been…

K&B Accountancy Group is now an affiliate member of APSCo

APSCo recognises and supports excellence within the professional recruitment market, which provides client organisations, recruitment agencies, and suppliers with a recognised stamp of quality assurance. We are delighted to announce that K&B Accountancy Group a has joined APSCo as an approved supplier for the contractor and freelancer industry. In order to be accepted as an…

What the Summer Budget means for you as a contractor

Let’s start with some good news… The following rates will not increase for the lifetime of this parliament: Basic rate of income tax – 20% Standard rate of VAT – 20% Employers’ Class 1 NIC – 13.8% Employees’ Class 1 NIC – 12% Now let’s take a look at everything else…  Change in dividend tax and the abolition of 10% tax…

5 secrets to becoming a successful freelancer

There’s no doubt about it. The key to really falling in love with what you do, is to be yourself and stay loyal to it. As Sebastyne Young once wrote ‘extraordinary people rarely fit in’, which is something every freelancer should remember. Here are our top 5 tips that’ll encourage you to stand out from…

What a Conservative government means for your money

After endless campaign trails and speculation, May 7 2015 saw David Cameron return to Number 10 and resume his position as UK Prime Minister. We take a look at what a Tory government means for your money, and the plans that might be affecting you as a freelancer or contractor over the next five years:…