We’ve been nominated for the ContractorUK Awards 2018!

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for Best Contractor Accountant (Small/Medium) at the ContractorUK Awards 2018. The ContractorUK Awards is a fantastic opportunity for you to vote for the organisations that you believe have provided an exceptional service. We are proud to have been nominated as we believe the nomination reflects…

Criminal Finance Act 2017: what does this mean for your agency?

It’s been well over a year since the Criminal Finance Act (CFA) was introduced 30th September 2017, which saw companies become criminally liable for any facilitation of tax evasion and tax avoidance schemes by any persons representing the company, and a recent Tax Journal has proposed that HMRC is ‘chomping at the bit to investigate.’ After the…

FreeAgent win Small Business Accounting Software for the 2nd year at the Accounting Excellence Awards 2018

On Thursday 20th September, K&B Accountancy Group were invited to join FreeAgent at the Accounting Excellence awards to celebrate another great year of innovation and growth within the accountancy technology world. Since 2010, The Accounting Excellence Awards in partnership with the ACCA, recognise the achievements of ambitious practices and inspiring technology providers within the profession…

Who topped the league table for IR35 blanket decision-making?

Data obtained by ContractorUK uncovered that HMRC has topped the leaderboard for IR35 blanket decision-making, since April 2017’s changes to the legislation. A blanket-decision is when contractors are assessed collectively rather than individually for their IR35 status. From the 38% of PSCs working at public bodies to have suffered a blanket decision, nearly 19% of these…

Contractor wellbeing series: confidence has surged in the sector despite economic uncertainty

The latest Confidence Index from the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (IPSE) and PeoplePerHour has revealed that British contracting professionals show the brightest and most confident outlook on their future since before the Brexit vote. Despite the uncertainty of today’s climate from trepidation for the outcome of Brexit and economic pressures to outstanding…

HMRC has shut down a record number of fraudulent websites

Over the past 12 months, in HMRC’s pursuit of online fraudsters, it was reported that a record number of fake websites posing as HMRC have been deactivated. With the introduction of cutting-edge technology designed for tackling cybercrime, HMRC appears to have been successful with over 20,750 malicious websites having been taken down – a 29%…