Accounting Advice & Guidance

Construction Guide: What is the Building Safety Bill?

23/05/2022 | 0 Comments
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Building safety is a top priority when building and maintaining a property. This Bill is set to become law by July 2022 (the Building Safety Act 2022), making it important to brush up on, especially as a construction worker. So, what is the Building Safety Bill? Find out all the information you need to know…

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What Types of Construction Jobs are there?

28/04/2022 | 0 Comments
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Does construction work look like the right career for you? Once you know what you need to get into construction, it’s probably time to start thinking ‘what type of construction jobs are there?’ We’ve got you covered – read on to find out. Why do you need to choose a construction worker type? If you…

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What Do You Need to be a Construction Worker?

15/03/2022 | 0 Comments
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A career in construction can be a highly rewarding job, with great work environment and hands on experience. Construction is the perfect industry for people with all types of experience, meaning you can get yourself into the industry in many different ways. So, if you’re wondering how to be a construction worker, find out all…

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Maternity & Paternity Leave if You’re Self-Employed

15/02/2022 | 0 Comments
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Working out your benefits when being self-employed can be a difficult task. Add in a new baby on the way and things get slightly more confusing. If you’re looking for the maternity leave self-employed people are entitled to, paternity for self-employed people, or shared parental leave, you need to know what you’re entitled to, to…

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How Much Should I Charge as a Contractor?

04/01/2022 | 0 Comments
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The leap to go from a permanent, full-time work to contracting is a big one and often one of the most stressful bits is trying to work out just how much to charge as a contractor. It’s important for you to quote the correct market rate as if you go too high, you could miss…

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Self-Employed Pensions and Tax Relief

02/12/2021 | 0 Comments
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Self-employed individuals currently account for 15% of the UK’s workforce and shockingly, only 31% are making savings into a personal pension. When you work for an employer, they automatically provide eligible employees with a workplace pension to supplement retirement savings, but when you’re self-employed you have to set it up yourself, so it can easily…

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Claiming Sick Pay When You’re Self-Employed

04/11/2021 | 0 Comments
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It’s almost inevitable that at some point in your working career you’ll need to take some time off due to sickness. When you work for an employer, you may still receive full pay or at least a portion of it when you’re under the weather, but what happens when you’re self-employed? Is it just a…

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Loans and Grants for Start-ups

05/10/2021 | 0 Comments
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When you’re starting a new business, funding can be a huge pressure point. Trying to figure out how you’re going to pay for initial start-up costs and actually saving up to take the plunge are two of the biggest reasons why many are so reluctant to get going with their big business venture. But did…

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Tax Implications for Freelancing While Working Full Time

31/08/2021 | 1 Comment
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Freelancing while working full time is super common in this day and age. In fact, many new businesses start out this way as it provides a valuable safety net whilst you find your feet with your new business venture. If you’re thinking about freelancing on the side, it’s likely you’ll be wondering about the tax…

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What to Include in an Invoice

14/07/2021 | 0 Comments
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If you’re self-employed or run your own business, being paid on-time and for the correct amount is absolutely essential. One of the ways you can help make the process as speedy as possible is by sending accurate, well-formatted and detailed invoices to alert the customer what they’re paying for and exactly how much. Whether you’re…

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