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Off-Payroll Working in the Public Sector – HMRC Update

Last Friday (3 February), HMRC published further guidance regarding off-payroll working in the public sector from 6 April. The update provided clarification that the responsibility of determining the IR35 status of a Personal Service Company (PSC) worker would lie solely with the hiring Public Authority. If the Public Authority determines the PSC worker to be inside…

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Travel for London takes aim at PSC contractors

HMRC’s IR35 reform is putting pressure on a multitude of public sector companies including Travel for London. TfL has been the first to react to the Public Sector reform by implementing a complete ban on contractors working through their own limited company. They decided to tackle the issue of non-compliancy by sending out a memo…

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Contracting in 2017?

Thinking of changing jobs? Then you may be one of the 59% who are considering moving jobs in 2017, according to a report conducted by Investors in People. The report conveys one of the key reasons of moving jobs as pay, yet around a third of respondents stated they would prefer flexible working to a…

ContractorUK Awards

We have been nominated for the ContractorUK Awards 2016!

As the end of the year approaches, it is a special moment to reflect upon the achievements of the past year. With that in mind, we are pleased to inform that both K&B Accountancy Group and Cloud9 Umbrella have been nominated in the ContractorUK Awards for the Best Contractor Accountant (Small/Medium) Award and Best Umbrella…

Autumn Statement 2016

Autumn Statement 2016: how will this impact recruiters and their temporary workforce

So Philip Hammond has now released his Autumn Statement 2016, his first as Chancellor; and it has come as little surprise that the contracting industry will be significantly impacted after the announcements made on Wednesday 23rd November. Although the Chancellor did not vocalise these changes during the speech itself, there are a number of proposals…

Festive and Annual Event Expenses

Festive and Annual Event Expenses

As we are now just a month away before the holiday season starts, our sister company K&B Accountancy Group experts answer the most commonly asked questions about festive and annual event expenses for contractors with their limited company: Q. Can my limited company claim festive or annual party as deductible expenses for corporation tax purposes?…