How to save tax this Christmas with a staff party

Planning for holidays If you’ve been working hard during the year, then it’s time to enjoy a well deserved break with your loved ones. To help you prepare your wallet for the festive season, we’ve written a short guide to planning and budgeting for your scheduled absence. Splash out on a festive treat To sweeten […]


Bank Statement Feeds now available

Bank Transaction Feeds HSBC

We’ve been trialling feeds over the last few months with a small group of clients to ensure a smooth and secure integration of your bank feeds and our software. The results have been impressive. We appreciate how time consuming bookkeeping can be for clients with a large number of transactions each month. This new feature connects securely to your […]


Contractor, Freelancer or Entrepreneur – Who are you?

How to find out if you are contractor, freelancer or entrepreneur?

Contractors, freelancers and entrepreneurs will have a chance to get together and share experience, knowledge and inspiration during the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), starting today, 17 Nov 2014. It’s the world’s largest festival of entrepreneurship – a worldwide initiative with a mission to inspire and encourage people to explore their talents for business and innovation. […]


In the news: How to offer a prompt payment discount?

Have you heard of prompt payment discounts when it comes to VAT? Find out if you can offer your clients this incentive and the tax implications that come with it. James explains how to proceed in response to ContractorUK’s popular Contractor’s Question. Read the full answer here


Mining Bitcoins through your limited company

How to mine bitcoins through your company

It’s straightforward to start mining your own Bitcoins – all you need to do is run a freely available mining application on your computer. However, this is not a fast-track to endless financial rewards. The mathematical problems involved in mining Bitcoins are extremely complex. To solve them requires a large amount of computing power and […]


Welcome to the Great inni Bake off

The Great inni Bake off

Each week several bakers will compete in varying challenges and will be judged anonymously on four major factors. The judges will have a maximum of 30 points to award each baker for appearance, taste, effort and skill. The contender with the maximum score of each week will compete in the grand final. In a month’s […]


Update on Visa reference letters

The requirements for Visa reference letters have become more complex over the years following the introduction and subsequent future removal of the Tier 1 (General) visa category due in 2015. There are stricter criteria and proof of income required by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) for other categories such as the Entrepreneur category. The change […]


We’re hiring – Senior .Net Web / Mobile Developer

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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced .NET Developer to join a fast-growing company where software is seen as the centre of the business. You will be developing and maintaining the company’s cutting edge cloud accounting platform, exploiting the latest technologies to stay ahead of the competition. Mobile is a key part of the […]


Finding contracting work

The importance of keeping your pipeline full It can be easy to focus on the job in hand when you begin contacting. You’re working for a new client and you become immersed in the project you are working on. As a contractor, part of your role as your own boss is to ensure that you […]