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)

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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3 top tips for establishing mindfulness


In our last article, we introduced the concept of mindfulness and the role it could play in the wellbeing, productivity and creativity of independent professionals. Now you’re hopefully interested in practising mindfulness. Maybe you want to reduce your stress levels, be rid of anxiety, bring back your creativity or just take more time to appreciate […]

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Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Christmas Opening Times

Our office will be closed from 13.30 on Friday 23rd December 2016, and we’ll be re-opening at 9.00 on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. Our phone lines will be closed during this period. If you do need to reach us urgently with requests regarding software, please forward them to After all your hard work this year, […]

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