The PRISM Brave New World seminar

On Friday 22nd July, Cloud9 Umbrella and K&B Accountancy Group were pleased to be part of the ‘Brave New World’ seminar organised by PRISM, one of our affiliates. Focusing on existing and future legislation changes that will affect the recruitment industry, the session offered guidance and insight for all those who attended. The day was…

Reassurance for EU nationals working in the United Kingdom

We are delighted to be working with contractors who originate from an assortment of countries throughout Europe. Having spoken to some, it’s clear that Brexit has raised a variety of concerns regarding their futures. This week the government released a post online (.gov.uk) to reassure European nationals about their future in the United Kingdom. The…

Euro 2016 competition – Portugal v France

Who will win the Euro 2016 final between Portugal and France? We are running a new competition to celebrate the Euro 2016 final. Thank you to everyone who has taken part in our previous Euro 2016 competitions, and congratulations to Mark Funnell and Jamie King who have both won Amazon vouchers. The final on Sunday…

Subsistence benchmarks

It has almost been 3 months since the start of the 2016/17 tax year. Contractors who are eligible to claim subsistence (e.g. those who are working in temporary workplaces for less than 24 months and outside of IR35) have been able to further reduce their administrative work by utilising HMRC Benchmark Rates. From 6 April…

Sweepstake kit and wallchart for Euro 2016

Downloads Euro 2016 is just around the corner and excitement is brewing. Can our young England squad show the world how talented they are and bring the nation home its first major football trophy since the World Cup in 1966?   Euro 2016 – come on England! Roy Hodgson has provided us with a few…

Are you suited to a Personal Service Company?

Umbrella or Personal Service Company Contractors working through an umbrella company are unable to claim tax relief on travel and subsistence, if they are subject to Supervision, Direction or Control (SDC). The change in legislation came into place on the 6th April 2016. With a large majority of umbrella workers previously claiming travel and subsistence,…