22 June, 2011
Many thousands of UK umbrella company contractors who have undeclared earnings in offshore savings accounts should be aware that the HMRC is on a quest to uncover them.
13 June, 2011
The wind turbine manufacturer, Vestas intends to build giant turbines in Kent, which could be good news for Umbrella Company Contractors working in the renewable sector.
03 June, 2011
Umbrella company contractors should take this as a warning and look into the proposed flat-rate pension of around £140 per week as it will not be enough to live on when retiring.
01 June, 2011
A recent survey done by Marks Sattin, a specialist financial recruitment company, showed that two thirds of accountancy and financial service professionals would give up £11,000 a year for a four-day week.
27 May, 2011
Swiss bank accounts held by Britons will be subject to a 50% withholding tax.
13 May, 2011
The HMRC has reminded employers that they could be facing penalties if they do not get their annual returns (P35 and P14s) submitted on line before 19 May.
08 May, 2011
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is offering employers who have used Employee Benefit trusts ('EBT') (and similar arrangements) the opportunity to resolve outstanding enquiries.
05 May, 2011
The banking protocols that were put into place after the 2008 crisis for banks to encourage responsible lending, included rules to avoid the funding of tax avoidance schemes.
17 March, 2011
According to a report by the Adam Smith Institute, UK contractors are working in one of the highest taxed countries in the world.
20 May, 2010
A new report from Key Note market research highlights that customers of insurance companies are less loyal than they used to be.