In the last few years, HMRC have increased the enforcement of IR35 provisions to ensure that only those with a status of “self-employed” (as per their definition) receive the tax breaks they are entitled to. This article will take a look at some basic steps you can take towards ensuring your contracts remain IR35 friendly. […]
In the last few years, HMRC have increased the enforcement of IR35 provisions to ensure ...
This week the Home Office updated the rules for non-EU students studying in the UK. ...
When the hustle and bustle of central London becomes too much, a day-trip to the ...
One of many requirements that has to be met when applying to live in the ...
This week the Home Office updated the rules for non-EU students studying in the UK. There are now massive restrictions on students working while they study. Other changes have also been made to the student visa system, which you need to be aware of if you intend to study in the UK. Who can no […]
When the hustle and bustle of central London becomes too much, a day-trip to the outskirts and beyond can be just the thing to perk up your spirits. Whether you’re looking for a bit of history or you want a great day out for the kids, this selection gives you a little bit of everything.
A number of South Africans have been affected after hijackers targeted a courier van transporting UK visa applications on Monday 27 July. The British High Commission has already notified those affected and will assist them in applying for documents.
One of many requirements that has to be met when applying to live in the UK as a non-European migrant is passing the English language test. In this article we give you everything you need to know to prep for the test.
Contractors listening to the Summer Budget speech on Wednesday, 8 July, could be forgiven for reaching for painkillers. Corporation Tax rates will be lowered from April 2016, but there are some other areas that will cause headaches for one-person shareholders and directors of limited companies.
Does talking to your accountant make you scratch your head in bewilderment? Accounting terms can be confusing to someone who doesn’t work in the business. Our jargon buster will help you decode the language of accounting.
Most people who immigrate to the UK gravitate to London. But a little further north is a city that you’ve heard of, but might not know too much about: Manchester. The city is attracting thousands of young professionals every year and we take a look at why. The job industry is booming Several large corporations […]
We get a lot of questions about Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK. Now our crack team of consultants at 1st Contact Visas have the answers to some of the burning frequently asked questions. Will I be able to apply for ILR after working in the UK on a Tier 2 visa for […]
New rules that ban non-EU students attending publicly funded colleges from working while they study will go into effect from next month. This is in line with ongoing efforts from Home Secretary Theresa May to reduce visa fraud in the UK.