70% of consumers are now using mobile apps to manage their finances. But what does this mean for freelancers? Our Director of Customer Experience, Matt Poyser, shares his experiences.
Professional coaching is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Given that coaching in a formal manner is a fairly recent concept, this speaks volumes about the positive benefits it offers. As with any rapidly growing profession, there’s a lot of confusion and misinformation out there. To help you get started on the right foot, we’ve taken a look at the facts behind 8 popular coaching myths.
A recent survey revealed that 84% of coaches have been undertaking an increasing amount of work in the last two years, with 40% reporting significant growth in their client base. Coaching is on the rise on both an individual level and as a key part of big business. But it’s more than just a passing fad. We take a look at the four ways coaching is set to continue its record growth as an industry in the coming years.
As a professional coach, we understand that your way of working requires flexibility, creativity and outside the box thinking. So why shouldn’t your accountants be the same? Take a look at how we’re specifically tailored to help coaches get the most from their limited company.
As a society, our values are continually shifting. With changes in the economic climate, technology having a growing impact on our lives and an increasing focus on maintaining a healthy work/life balance – more and more people are looking to alternative careers, away from the frenetic pace of big business, to provide more flexible, meaningful and fulfilling work. Professional coaching fits the bill and is becoming one of the fastest growing business models in the world today.
Philip Hammond’s delivery of the government’s first Spring Statement proved to be a short, snappy affair today. While there were no major tax and spending changes, we did get an insight into what the government will be focusing on over the next six months and a few signals of what’s likely to come in Autumn. Thankfully, there were no surprises in store for contractors and consultants.
It’s National Apprenticeship Week and the theme this year is ‘Apprenticeships Work’. This aims to showcase how apprenticeships are working for individuals, employers, the community and the wider economy as a whole. To celebrate, we’ve taken a quick look at how apprenticeships are working for us here at inniAccounts.
On average, contractors, consultants and other independent professionals spend over 110 hours per year on their accounts. That’s a lot of time to spend on fiddly administration when you could be working on contracts, finding new clients or simply enjoying the time instead. Thankfully, with the right tools at your disposal, managing your accounts has never been simpler.
Over the last few weeks, we’ve analysed the impacts of the IR35 application changes on both the public sector and the contracting market. As we approach the end of our IR35 series, we take a look at the likelihood of the public sector application changes being rolled out to the private sector and how this might impact independent professionals and their future contracts.
According to IPSE’s latest Freelancer Confidence Index, 59% of contractors are wary of the economic conditions ahead – including significant concerns over application changes to IR35 in the public (off-payroll working rules) and, at a later date potentially, private sector. But this needn’t be the case. With a firm understanding of IR35, you can hold open conversations and negotiate your contracts to ensure you’re getting what’s best for you.