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Autumn Budget 2018

Posted by Warr Co in Budget 2018, Business Accountancy, Business advice, Financial advice, Latest Updates, Personal Accountancy, Self Employed Advice | 0 comments

30.10.18

Yesterday Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, presented the Autumn Budget for 2018. In this blog we’ve pulled out the key details affecting your business and personal accounting, including changes to Income Tax, the National Living Wage / Minimum Wage, private sector IR35, support for high street businesses, capping of R&D tax relief, entrepreneurs’ relief, and pensions.

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Private Sector IR35 Reform

Posted by Warr Co in Business Accountancy, Business advice, Self Employed Advice | 0 comments

11.07.18

The Government have recently announced a consultation on extending the practices introduced last year regarding IR35 in the public sector to the private sector.

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The 5 best apps for freelancers in 2018

Posted by Warr Co in Self Employed Advice | 0 comments

27.04.18

Being a freelancer can sometimes feel like a juggling act of admin tasks, self-training and managing money, as well as working the usual 9-5 hours. Luckily, there are plenty of apps that can help keep you on track and on top of the more boring aspects of working for yourself. Here is our list of some of the best apps for freelancers that will help with time-management, self-care during the busy times, and even help keep you on top of your finances at the same time:

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The Freelancer Pension Problem

Posted by Warr Co in Financial advice, Personal Accountancy, Self Employed Advice | 0 comments

14.01.18

October 2017 was the deadline for all small businesses to provide a pension scheme for employees via auto enrolment, with 3 months in which to comply, all small business employees should now have a shiny new pension plan in their pockets! However… this does not apply to freelancers and most contractors.

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How Make Time For Christmas As A Freelancer

Posted by Warr Co in Self Employed Advice | 0 comments

16.12.17

Ask any busy freelancer what their top 5 bug-bares are and ‘holidays/time off’ is likely to be near the top of the list. Freelancers love the freedom freelancing can provide, but it’s not easy to turn down work and you can often find yourself having a packed work schedule. So where does time off for Christmas fit in?

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The 2017 Autumn Budget

Posted by Warr Co in Budget 2017, Business Accountancy, Business advice, Financial advice, Latest Updates, Personal Accountancy, Self Employed Advice | 0 comments

22.11.17

The chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered the first ever Autumn Budget today in parliament. Here’s our summary with a special focus on what small businesses and contractors need to know.

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‘Annual Event’ Expenses For Contractors

Posted by Warr Co in Self Employed Advice | 0 comments

17.11.17

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, Halloween and Bonfire Night have been ticked off the list and now we’re getting excited for Christmas and New Year’s Eve – plus all the festivities planned with friends and family.

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Making Tax Digital

Posted by Warr Co in Business Accountancy, Business advice, Latest Updates, Self Employed Advice | 0 comments

06.11.17

MTD, you’ll likely have seen the acronym knocking about for a few years now, it’s the thing the government keeps putting back because it’s a huge change to the way businesses will handle their taxes, and there’s been quite a bit of push-back!

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Here’s What You Need To Know About GDPR

Posted by Warr Co in Business advice, Latest Updates, Self Employed Advice | 0 comments

20.10.17

GDPR, it’s one of those acronyms that you know of, but not much about. In this blog we explain what it is, who it affects and what you need to do now to make your business compliant.

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The Updated New Enterprise Allowance

Posted by Warr Co in Business advice, Latest Updates, Self Employed Advice | 0 comments

06.10.17

Some people are born entrepreneurs, but not every potential entrepreneur finds themselves in an environment that can nurture a new business. The New Enterprise Allowance is designed to help these individuals start their own business.

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