Contracting and Freelancing your way to a happier work life

With the number of self-employed workers increasing by 103,000 to 4.80 million (in the three months to April), we delve in to explore IPSE’s recent study to understand why contracting and freelancing are becoming so popular. At K&B Accountancy Group and Cloud9 Umbrella, we’ve always known that contracting is the best route for the many…

Latest APSCo research confirms increase in contractor opportunities

We recently posted a market update article in which we reported on contract and temporary placements increasing, according to REC’s report. APSCo’s May IT report also stated that contractor and freelancer opportunities were set to increase in the next 12 months. Now, APSCo has released even more positive findings from its ‘Growing Together’ survey in…

Contractors: You’re in demand!

Contractors and freelancers will be pleased to learn that temporary placements increased at a sharper rate than permanent placements, according to REC’s latest job report. The demand for temporary/contract workers has increased throughout the UK with the two prominent areas being Scotland and London. 36.5% of recruiters stated that their billings received from the employment…

Tax for Landlords Series: Introduction

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Kingsley Hamilton Estates, who specialise in sales, new homes, lettings and property management.  K&B Accountancy Group’s clients are invited to register for VIP access to their latest property portfolio as well as exclusive pre-public release opportunities. As tax on property income is one of the most popular…

Manage Your Finances On The Go

As a K&B Accountancy client, you will be familiar with FreeAgent’s cloud-based accounting software which has been specifically designed for both contractors and small businesses. If you are regularly travelling and don’t always have access to your desktop, then the FreeAgent mobile app is a handy must have! You can see an overview of your…

Why April is the best time to switch your accounting software!

Our premium partners, FreeAgent, have written a guest article on Cloud Accounting. Read on to find out why April is the best time to switch your accounting software! Now that spring has officially sprung, it’s almost time for a new tax year. Whether you currently use spreadsheets, or a desktop or online accounting system, if…