New IR35 rules will affect any contractors working through a Personal Service Company, Recruitment Agencies, and all Large and Medium-sized end clients.
If you spend time working from home, then depending on the work you do, you might be able to claim expenses back for using your home as an office.
One of the differences between being paid by an employer and running your own business is having to sort out your own pay. You can do this by taking a salary from your limited company - in the same way as a regular employee. Here are the benefits of taking a high or a low salary, without the jargon.
We explain the tax rates that apply for the 2020/21 tax year, affecting income taxpayers resident in Scotland and how to see if you're affected.
The Crunch Personal Tax Estimator will help you work out the tax you may have to pay on your personal income, including sole trade income, salary & dividends.
We look at alternative options for employers, instead of changing terms of their employee's contracts or making redundancies.
A handy side-effect of the entrepreneurial zeal sweeping the country is that there are now many schemes in place specifically to help small businesses.
Matt Dowling founded the Freelancer Club in 2014 after his own experiences as a freelance photographer highlighted a need for a change.
Did you know that in many circumstances employees now have the right to take time off work to deal with an emergency involving someone who depends on them?
Don’t worry, it’s not as confusing as it seems. Here's what you need to know about share value and capital when setting up a limited company.
UK employers must provide access to a pension for their eligible workers. Employees can choose to opt out of auto-enrolment if they wish to. Find out more!
As a contractor or freelancer, you won't have access to Sick Pay if you get ill. Income Protection or Critical Illness Cover could be the solution.