Following the introduction of the Companies Act 2006, limited company directors can provide a 'service address' to appear on the public record, and keep their residential address private.
December 15, 2014
Here are some proactive steps you can take to maximise the chances of getting your invoices paid on time.
December 10, 2014
We look at the series of steps you will need to take when joining a contractor umbrella scheme.
December 8, 2014
The UK has one of the most unrestricted company formation regimes in the world, however not everyone is allowed to become a company director.
Contracting industry experts have expressed concern that union-led protests against the practices of umbrella firms within the construction industry may 'risk damaging compliant providers by association'.
The most popular way to start up in business in the UK is as a sole trader. So why do IT contractors avoid this route, and work via their own limited companies or umbrella schemes?
November 25, 2014
Earlier this week, we talked to Sam Page from IR35 Buddy about the site’s recent re-launch, what the most important factors are when working out a contractor’s employment status, and how the IR35 substitution network works in practice.
One of the most common questions asked by limited company contractors is what level of salary they should pay themselves.
How umbrella companies, and their employees, are affected by a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal which ruled that regular overtime hours worked must now be included in holiday pay calculations.
In an industry which still contains some unscrupulous operators, a leading umbrella organisation has produced a manual for its members which defines what constitutes a 'compliant' umbrella company.