Deal or no deal? Uncertainty sees a boom for IT consultants

Uncertainty sees a boom for IT consultants

The current uncertainty over Britain’s Brexit deal appears to be paying dividends for contractors; especially those in the IT sector. According to the REC’s latest Report on Jobs, demand for IT contractors stands at 60.1, up from 59.1 in February. This is the highest reading on a national index since January 2016.

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Our Team is Growing

Our team is growing

Our team has continued to grow and grow. This year inniHQ has been joined by many new faces and that’s not all, our team has grown in experience to help our expanding customer base. From our crack team of Account Managers and Accountants through to our Marketing wizzes and Tech geniuses – we have the best people on the case to keep inni innovative.

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Tax code 1150L – tax changes for 2017/18

Tax Code

HMRC issues tax codes each year to reflect the personal tax-free allowance most people are entitled to. The new tax code for most people in 2017/18 is 1150L.

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IR35 calculator

What is IR35? IR35 was HMRC’s (then the Inland Revenue) response to the growing number of employees leaving their permanent roles, setting up their own businesses and then returning to perform their old role as a contractor to avoid paying tax and National Insurance at the higher rates. It aims to ensure that contractors working […]


Startup Weekend Derby

Startup Weekend Derby

After months of organisation our own Andy Stannard, a Senior Developer here at inni, co-hosted Derby’s first Startup Weekend. Startup Weekend is a worldwide movement that brings together entrepreneurs, designers, developers and startup experts to build creative solutions to the world’s most pressing problems – all in one exhilarating weekend. Here’s what the man of the hour had to say about the experience.

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Contractors and the 2017 Budget

Contractors and the 2017 Spring Budget

Chancellor Hammond’s first (and final) Spring Budget finds us just weeks before the deadline for triggering Brexit. After a host of unexpected announcements in the Autumn Statement, the Spring Budget thankfully had few changes in store for contractors and consultants.

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inniApprenticeships: Ben’s story

inniApprenticeships: Ben's story

Apprenticeships are a great way for younger students to gain practical experience in their intended field. This week marks the 10th National Apprenticeship Week – to celebrate, we’ve taken a look at the experiences and successes of our own apprenticeships.

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Upcoming HMRC changes for the new tax year (2017/18)

upcoming

Come 6th April, this tax year will close and a new one will begin. HMRC have announced a number of updates for the new tax year that may impact your company. Ensuring you understand the upcoming changes for 2017/18 will help you keep your company as tax efficient as possible in the coming year.

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Meet the team

4 mountain bikers, 3 martial artists, 2 stunt car drivers and 1 sailor – all in one office? 

We’re a brilliantly varied bunch and over the last few months, we’ve been growing exponentially. Alongside Account Managers and Accountants there’s a lot of new faces, behind the scenes, keeping inni innovative.

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Mindfulness, wellbeing and self-employment

Mindfulness, wellbeing and self employment

You might have heard of mindfulness as the latest workplace craze. Huge conglomerates, such as Google, have embraced mindfulness strategies in the hopes of reducing stress and improving employee wellbeing. But is mindfulness just another fad for permanent employees? Or, something that could support those of us who are self-employed?

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