SJD AccountancyLimited company contractors may be interested to learn that HM Revenue & Customs have decided to scrap Business Entity Tests as from 6th April 2015.

Business Entity Tests (BETs) were first introduced in 2012 with the aim of helping contractors to work out whether they were likely to fall inside or outside of the IR35 legislation. Click Here for more >

SJD AccountancySmaller sized firms, such as Limited company contractors, will be interested to learn that confidence is at an all time high among UK SMEs.

As the economy continues to thrive, smaller sized businesses are growing more and more in confidence.

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Contractors might be interested to hear that the Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 has been announced.

On an evening that celebrated excellence and growth in business, the LondonLovesExcellence Awards announced the winner: Tony Goodwin, Founder & Chairman of Antal International. Click Here for more >

Contractor numbers continue to rise

by SJD Accountancy on September 19, 2014

Contractor numbers continue to rise

Working as a contractor was once an unusual way of earning a living, associated with increased risk and a slim chance of becoming and remaining successful.

How times have changed! Traditional employment is now taking a back seat, with the contracting workforce continuing to outgrow permanent employment by 3-1 in the last decade.

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SJD AccountancyDespite still only being September, talks of Christmas have started already, with new research indicating that small firms, such as Limited companies, could miss out on almost £88 billion this Christmas by not being online.

Latest research from Sage Pay have predicted that online spending over the Christmas period is set to reach a record figure of £13 billion, which goes to show just how vital it is for the UK’s smaller sized businesses to get online as soon as possible in order to take advantage of this.

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