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?


3 top tips for establishing mindfulness

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 […]


Managing overseas clients with inniAccounts

Managing overseas clients

When it comes to working with customers based overseas, inniAccounts can provide you will all the support you need. With our software makes managing overseas clients, recording foreign expenses and Bookkeeping or Invoicing in non-sterling currencies is easier than ever. We’ll even take care of the exchange rates for you.


Changes to the VAT Flat Rate Scheme in 2017

VAT Flat Rate Scheme

Following the Autumn Statement, the Government have issued their draft legislation detailing the proposed changes to the VAT Flat Rate Scheme (FRS). They’ll come into effect on 1 April 2017 but may impact invoices issued and goods purchased from now onwards. Here you’ll find our initial review of the legislation and the changes it brings for independent professionals.


Demystifying the Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement

With the statement including announcements covering everything from a National Living Wage rise and employee perk restrictions through to repairs to Wentworth House, many independent professionals may have been left uncertain of the impact on them personally. Here we’ve demystified the chancellor’s speech to show what’s coming for independent professionals. The good news? For the […]


Contractor mortgages: fallacy or reality?

Contractor Mortgages

It’s a common conception, among independent professionals, that getting a mortgage is an arduous process filled with red tape and hoop jumping; especially in the current uncertain times. However, securing a mortgage as a contractor might be less challenging than you think. To find out more about contractor mortgages, we sought the help of some local experts.


Between contracts: surviving as a contractor

contractor

Finding yourself between contracts can be an intimidating experience. The fear of being stuck between contracts can lead to many a sleepless night and potentially poor professional decisions. We take a look at five top ways to maintain your productivity (and sanity) when you find yourself between contracts.


Build resilience and ease “brex-stress” with mindfulness

Build resilience with mindfulness

The dominant fallout following Brexit is fear of employment change and with that, skyrocketing stress. With companies hesitant to extend contracts and looking to rein in costs, independent contractors and other self-employed professionals are left wondering how they will survive. In this guest post, bestselling author Laurie Seymour shares her tips on building personal resilience in times of change.

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Consultants thriving in uncertain times

Consultants thriving in uncertain times

Over the course of our ‘thriving in uncertain times’ series, we’ve speculated that the EU referendum could bring new opportunities and developments. In times of uncertainty, many larger businesses turn to independent professionals over full time employees. This appears to be the case for UK consultants following the EU referendum, who are now seeing a boost in the consultancy market.