Flexible working extended

A new Government initiative came into force on Monday with the aim of giving extra support to working families and boasting economic growth. All UK employees, regardless of the size of employer, who have worked for their employer for at least 26 weeks, now have the...

Keeping Business Records if you’re Self-Employed

Record keeping for the self-employed business person is one of the more tedious aspects of working for themselves. It is however essential, according to HMRC,  to keep records for 5 years and 10 months after the tax year the tax return applies to. To fill in your tax...

Are the Self-employed Worse Off?

Why did you become self-employed? Money?  Flexibility? New research suggests money is not an important motivating factor, and indeed the self-employed may earn less than employees anyway. What seems to the case, according to a new report, is that the self-employed...