Today is the fifth National Freelancers Day, celebrating the great role that freelancers play within the economy. The day aims to bring together “business leaders, political heavyweights and independent professionals to reflect on the power of the freelance model.”
Tag Archives | Umbrella Payroll
If you’re a contractor working in the UK, you might be wondering how you can up the ante by increasing your turnover and landing the most lucrative contract positions out there. Here’s our simple but effective guide to finding Top Contracts in 2012
Are you the owner of a limited company or an independent contractor in the UK?
Using a professional accountant and accounting system for your business can hugely reduce your admin and stress, save you money and ensure you avoid any legal hassles. But how do you know if you’ve chosen the right accounting firm to deal with your particular needs?
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.
1st Contact Umbrella often receives calls from people considering becoming contractors or who are in the process of weighing up the differences between starting a Limited Company and joining an Umbrella Company.
Here is a list of the most frequently asked questions about Umbrella Companies – answered by 1st Contact Umbrella consultants.
One of the biggest decisions facing contractors today is whether to start a Limited Company or work through an Umbrella Payroll Company. If you are a contractor in the UK or considering living and working in the UK as an independent contractor, make sure you understand your options before making any decisions.