Limited company or sole trader?
Self-Employed
Should I set up a limited company or operate as a sole trader? This is one of the first questions that you will encounter when embarking on the journey of becoming an entrepreneur. This article will help you to decide.   Perceived benefits of limited companies There are several benefits …
What does pension auto-enrolment mean to you?
Employers
If you run a limited company and have registered as an employer, you will have been sent letters about employer pension auto-enrolment at certain staging date by pension regulators. What actions do you need to take? It depends on your company’s structure: if you hire employees, even if they are …
Impact of 16.5% VAT Flat Rate Scheme on Contractors
VAT
HOW THE INTRODUCTION OF THE NEW 16.5% VAT FLAT RATE COULD AFFECT CONTRACTORS FROM APRIL 2017? Effective from 1 April 2017, The VAT flat rate scheme (FRS) for businesses with limited cost will increase to 16.5% from their current rate, based on defined criteria for a ‘limited cost trader.’ So …