Agency work or independent contracting?

The latest Labour Force Survey revealed that 15.1% of UK workers are self-employed, and the number is rising. Despite economic and political uncertainties, the number of people freelancing or contracting is increasing from industry to industry, unlocking some major benefits for contractor and client. Employers across all sectors are benefiting […]

Gareth Bough Gareth Bough , 30 November 2017

Top tips for full compliance as a contractor

Payroll errors are surprisingly common, not just for small businesses, but also for the self-employed. As a contractor, it is your responsibility to fulfil your tax and National Insurance obligations. Understanding the latest legislation is an integral part of remaining compliant as well as submitting accurate information in regards to […]

Sophie Sophie , 28 November 2017

Is personal accident cover really worth it as a contractor

Some 1.3 million workers suffered from a work-related illness from 2015 to 2016, whilst 621,000 injuries occurred at work during the same period according to data compiled by the Labour Force Survey (LFS). With 30.4 million working days lost as a result, workplace illness and injury really does have the […]

Gareth Bough Gareth Bough , 23 November 2017

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