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HMRC have amended legislation for travel and subsistence expenses

HMRC have amended legislation for travel and subsistence expenses to support their intentions The introduction of the new legislative changes for contractors and the restrictions on travel and subsistence expenses has created a bit of a stir over the past couple of months. It has been brought to our attention that HMRC came across a…

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Sweepstake kit and wallchart for Euro 2016

Downloads Cloud9 Umbrella has created a wallchart for Euro 2016 so that you can keep track of results throughout the tournament. There is also a Euro 2016 sweepstake kit available – get your colleagues involved! Simply click on the buttons below to download the Euro 2016 gear. Please keep an eye on our social media…

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Compliance checked by Professional Passport for the new tax year

“Cloud9 has successfully adapted their offerings to the new world and met Professional Passport’s updated compliance standards in light of all the recent changes”. Crawford Temple – Managing Director of Professional Passport   Further to all the legislative changes that were introduced April 6th 2016, Cloud9 Umbrella is delighted to announce that we have been…

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Web tools and applications to increase productivity

This article focuses on web tools and applications to increase productivity. These tools could have a major impact on the way you operate as a freelancer. Some, if not all, may not be relevant to your specific line of work. However, it is still fascinating to know what’s out there…   Social Media Social media…

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Are you better suited to a Personal Service Company?

Umbrella or Personal Service Company? Contractors working through an umbrella company are unable to claim tax relief on travel and subsistence if they are subject to Supervision, Direction or Control (SDC). The change in legislation came into place on the 6th April 2016. With a large majority of umbrella workers previously claiming travel and subsistence,…

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The 6th of April is here – entering the new world of contracting

What has changed? The Spring Budget 2016 has confirmed there will be restrictions for contractors who are claiming travel, subsistence and accommodation expenses, starting from 6 April. From now on, Cloud9 Umbrella will have to assess all of our workers, and determine their Supervision, Direction or Control (SDC) status. This will help us ensure that…