The Flat Rate VAT scheme is a commonly used option for contractors. This scheme is specifically aimed at those companies providing a service, as they generally don’t have large amounts of VAT to reclaim for business purchases. The basics If your business is VAT-registered, then the VAT you must pay to, or may reclaim from, […]
The Flat Rate VAT scheme is a commonly used option for contractors. This scheme is ...
We all know that excess baggage fees are ridiculous and that it’s not pleasant to ...
Does VAT make your head spin? We’ve put together a basic guide on everything you ...
If you’re a teacher in the UK, you may be due a tax refund from ...
We all know that excess baggage fees are ridiculous and that it’s not pleasant to carry four suitcases around. The best way to get around it? Ship your goods. When you’re loading your things onto a carrier, you will need to give some thought to the “what if” of something not arriving at its destination. […]
Does VAT make your head spin? We’ve put together a basic guide on everything you need to know about VAT as a contractor in the UK. What is VAT? Let’s start with the basics. VAT, or value added tax, is a tax levied on the consumption of goods and services, ultimately paid by the final […]
If you’re a teacher in the UK, you may be due a tax refund from HMRC. Amongst others things, you could claim for professional body membership fees, specialist clothing, equipment and the use of your car for work purposes. Who is eligible? Anyone working as a teacher or in the education profession could be eligible. […]
Having a car in the UK can come in handy for work commutes and trips to the coast alike, but getting stuck with a lemon can be more hassle than it’s worth. Here are a few tips that will help you avoid buying a dud. Where to start First thing’s first, set a budget. You […]
According to a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), one in ten EU workers are planning on leaving the UK – and their jobs – following June’s Brexit vote. During the survey, which involved 800 companies, the BCC found that some EU employees had already resigned because of the referendum. The BBC commented […]
If you’re planning a holiday to Europe – or anywhere else for that matter – don’t leave exchanging your travel money to the last minute. Purchasing Euros at foreign exchange counters in airports or high street banks can set you back up to 14% more than the general market rate. Exchanging money at airport counters […]
British and EU citizens who want to travel to Australia for business or leisure can apply for an eVisitor visa. This free visa will allow you to travel to Australia for up to three months at any time during a 12-month period. This visa is open to citizens of various countries. Applicants apply online; once […]
Whether you’re packing for an overseas holiday or a more permanent move, deciding what to take with you can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips to help you pack your suitcase like a pro. Make a list It sounds obvious, but a list will ensure you work through your things systematically before deciding what […]
Everybody loves a bargain and with the high cost of living in London, it never hurts to save a few Pounds on nosh. If you’re looking for a tasty meal on the go, we’ve rounded up five of the most delicious – cheap – options in the city. Mac and cheese melt at Melt Room […]