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Is HMRC’s IR35 CEST Tool Valid?

Is HMRC’s IR35 CEST Tool Valid?

HMRC’s Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) online tool was recently released to help contractors determine their IR35 status. Read our quick guide to understand how it works, what questions to expect, and what your answers may say about your IR35 status.

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Umbrella Pay Rate

Umbrella Pay Rate

What you need to know before quoting your client Whether this is your first time working through an umbrella company or you’re a...

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The Easy IR35 Guide for UK Contractors

The Easy IR35 Guide for UK Contractors

Confused about IR35? This UK-based tax avoidance legislation just got a major overhaul in April 2021. Read our Easy IR35 Guide to learn more about IR35 history, how the law has changed, determining your status, and how to avoid any complications that may affect your contracting business.

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5 Freelancer Tips To Find Your First Job

5 Freelancer Tips To Find Your First Job

New to contracting? Finding your first assignments may be the biggest challenge you face when you start out as a new contractor. Here are 5 career-changing tips to get you started on the right path.

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Mandatory Insurance Requirements For UK Contractors

Mandatory Insurance Requirements For UK Contractors

With so many types of insurance out there, researching employment insurance can be time-consuming and complex. This quick guide will introduce you to the most common types of insurance available, including those that are mandatory and optional.

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7 Reasons to Choose Contracting over Permanent Work

7 Reasons to Choose Contracting over Permanent Work

Permanent work definitely has benefits such as security and a pension. At the same time, another movement is growing as some of the brightest professionals across all industries are choosing contracting. Are you wondering if it’s for you? Read on to learn more.

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Are you ready for IR35?

Are you ready for IR35?

It’s coming but are you ready? IR35 is back in the news as HMRC are making their stance known that IR35 Private reform is coming in April regardless of the Global Pandemic. The main question now is are you prepared for the change?

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