This Saturday and Sunday (26/27 November) sees the Australia Employment Expo hosted in Dublin’s Aviva Stadium. The event seeks to introduce Australian employers from a variety of sectors to qualified and experienced Irish people looking to relocate.
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Around half a million taxpayers did not receive their Self Assessment Tax Forms in time to submit and pay by the 31st of July this year. HMRC on their website said that “no one needs to worry about this” and apologised for the delay, presumably caused because the Revenue ran out of paper.
At those times when money is tight, it’s increasingly important to maximise your earnings. With the announcement of large public sector cuts and the continued global slow-down of commerce and industry in general, it’s easy to paint a grim picture. However, many savvy individuals are turning this to their advantage and reaping the benefits of contracting.
If you’re an independent contractor or considering the switch to freelancing, an Umbrella Company might be the most sensible solution for you. Here’s a quick rundown of the benefits of working through a professional Umbrella Payroll Company.
Tax Penalties are enforced by HMRC for various reasons and are more often than not the direct result of either procrastination or a lack of information. Ensure you don’t cut into your annual take-home pay by having to fork our hundreds of Pounds for penalties which could have been avoided in the first place.
Deon Smit, Umbrella Payroll Manager at 1st Contact Umbrella thinks now might actually be a good time to be a contractor. “In economically tough times, one tends to feel sorry for freelancers, those who are perceived not to have a “stable” or a “normal” job. But in reality, Independent Contractors in the UK may even [...]
If you’re an independent contractor in the UK – whether seasoned or new to the game – you might find the thought of self promotion or marketing a little daunting. It needn’t be! Here are 5 fairly simple ways to promote yourself and your business. Each requires a fair amount of input on your part, [...]