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We are recruiting

The role:  We are a firm of Chartered Accountants seeking a client manager to join our growing team based at our Wigan office. The successful candidate will work in a client facing position and will be responsible for a wide …

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Health Insurance for Contractors

A recurring question asked is can my company take out a corporate health insurance policy for me as an employee, or should I take out the insurance policy and the company pay the premiums on behalf of the employee. Generally, …

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IR35 implications and residence

IR35 could affect anyone who provides their services through an intermediary, which isn’t a management service company, including foreign nationals. When the Limited company (or partnership) you provide services through is incorporated or resident outside of the UK, IR35 rules still apply.  When …

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Why You Should Hold Freelancer Insurance For Your Own Benefit, Not Just The Clients!

Depending on your industry and profession, there may be a legal obligation to hold insurance, but many freelancers are not required by law to have any insurance at all and this can instantly seem like an easy place to save …

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Child Benefit & Self Assessment

Child Benefit & Self Assessment The new High Income Child Benefit tax charge was introduced on 7 January 2013 by HMRC. This means that there now may be a need for you to complete a self assessment tax return. So …

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Freelancing, A Risky Business??

Any freelancer or contractor working through their own limited company will have experienced the complexity of purchasing business insurance products. One of the most common questions asked by contractors and freelancers is simply ‘what insurance do I actually need?’ Firstly, …

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Contractor Mortgages

Pure Contractor Accountants is pleased to be working with one of the country’s leading provider of mortgage specifically for contractors. Contracting Made Easy is an online information resource portal for contractors whose website hosts a comprehensive range of helpful contractor …

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What is contractor insurance?

Working as a self-employed contractor may give you freedom to be your own boss, but it also means that you have to take on all responsibility for your actions. Taking out a dedicated Contractor Insurance policy ensures that you get …

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How to Improve Cash Flow

Being in control of your cash flow is vital. Here is a brief list of 5 things that can help you improve your cash flow in the short term. 1. Invoice accurately and on time The smallest mistake on one …

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IR35 Business Entity Test

Under the new HMRC business entity test if you are able to score more than 20 points and can provide what HMRC call satisfactory evidence to support their score they will be considered low risk and provided a freelancer’s working …

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