Here’s our list of the top twenty-five contracting websites and resources that make our lives a little bit easier, ideal for contractors and freelancers.
Quirky names catch people’s attention and leave lasting memories for your business. Check these ideas and pick the best company name to win new clients!
Many contractors are reluctant to end the relationship with their current accountant. Switching services is one of those things, like changing bank or looking for a new insurance deal; an arduous task put on the back burner while there are more important things to be getting on with. But switching needn’t be difficult or time-consuming. Here’s how Lee, an IT Consultant, found the move to inniAccounts.
Matt Townley, a first-time contractor, shares his experiences of finding the perfect accountant to remove the stress of running a limited company.
Back to work today but longing for your bike? Maybe dreaming of a little workshop where you can do the things you love every day? A growing number of contractors and freelancers are working as part of a grand plan. Our clients regularly share with us their designs to diversify their contracts, to move into a different sector, or frequently to pursue a passion and turn it into a viable business.
Today, you’ll find Nick Griffiths balancing his contracting career in engineering design with a flourishing property business. Here’s how Nick uses inniAccounts to ensure his businesses are easy to manage and the numbers are always taken care of – so he can focus on the important things.
As all contractors are aware, claiming expenses is a great way of reducing your annual tax bill. However, claiming home office expenses is more of a grey area. Here’s the low down on how to squeeze the maximum tax savings from your home working and, more importantly, how you can apportion between business and private home expenses.
Technology has helped millions of freelancers and contractors gain the freedom to choose how and where they work. But working with people across the country isn’t without its challenges. Here are some of the best remote working practices and tools we’ve found in our own experiences as both off-site freelancers and contractors and end-clients.
We know it’s a bit early to be mentioning the C-word. But, many Limited Company owners are unaware that HMRC allows you to reward your employees (and their partners) with annual events; such as a Christmas party. Even if you’re a one-person company you can still claim back the cost of annual company events – so why not treat you and your partner to a festive soiree?
Whether you’re a contractor helping a client to grow or a business owner looking to improve your service, I believe there are four simple secrets that can deliver successful innovation in any environment.