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All the latest news and updates designed to keep you in the know and informed.

In The News

Coronavirus Update

March 18, 2020
In light of the current situation regarding COVID-19, we would like to reassure all contractors and all of our clients that our business will continue as normal.  Our system and...
HMRC, In The News, IR35, Legislation

It’s Happening – IR35 in the private sector is definitely on the way

March 11, 2020
So the 2020 budget has been published and much to the dismay of contractors working in the private sector, there has been no backtracking, reforms or changes. The planned changes...
Benefits of Payments Pro, IR35, Umbrella

Umbrella Or PAYE

January 8, 2020
With April 2020 looming, many contractors are finding that they have to find an alternative pay method for receiving their remuneration. Most agencies are instructing contractors to use an umbrella...
Lifestyle

Stress Awareness Day 2019

November 6, 2019
Stress affects all of us.  At home, at work and at all times even when we don’t realise it.  From a twitch in your eye to not sleeping well the...
Benefits of Payments Pro, Compliance

We Are FCSA Accredited

October 30, 2019
Payments Pro are now a fully accredited FCSA member further proving our commitment to compliance and market-leading customer service. The Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA) was setup to ensure...
In The News

Why do contractors still fall for loan schemes?

August 20, 2019
Considering the amount of coverage in the news regarding the the loan charge situation it still amazes me that companies are still offering these dubious workarounds. Loan charges are illegal...
HMRC

Breaking The Tax Code

January 25, 2019
Breaking the tax code can be one of the most difficult elements when contracting.  It can go up, it can go down and more often than not it will leave...
Umbrella

NIERS – Your Questions Answered

December 6, 2018
Working in the contractor/agency industry you find that the same questions always rear their heads. One of the most repeated questions is what is this  NIERS deduction on my payslip? ...
In The News, IR35, Legislation

Are You Looking At Me?

November 16, 2018
According to the employment appeals tribunal Addison Lee’s drivers are not self employed contractors.  If you were to ask Addison Lee they would tell you that they are. Their workers drive...
IR35, Legislation

Off-Payroll Is Coming To The Private Sector

November 2, 2018
The implementation of IR35 into the private sector has been set for April 2020.  The only businesses that are not effected are those who don’t have a turnover of less...
Legislation

The April 2019 Loan Charge

October 1, 2018
Are you liable for the April 2019 loan charge? We have had a number of enquiries from people that were previously paid via loan schemes (disguised remuneration). These people have now found...
Legislation

Change Is Coming

August 16, 2018
The IR35 private sector consultation has ended And the deadline for responding to HMRC’s consultation document on extending the off-payroll rules to the private sector has expired.  So what was the...
Legislation

GDPR – What It Means To You

April 26, 2018
There’s a lot of talk at the moment about The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came in to effect on the 25th May. A lot of articles are focused...
Benefits of Payments Pro

Get Some Perks With Payments Pro!

April 18, 2018
Did you know that you can Get Some Perks With Payments Pro Umbrella Payroll? We have teamed up with Perkbox so we can offer all of the contractors on our books...
Legislation

So What’s IR35 All About?

March 6, 2018
So IR35…It’s been in the news and if you are a contractor then you have most likely heard about it if not affected by it. The bottom line is the...

COVID-19 UPDATE

Our service will not be affected

In light of the current situation regarding COVID-19, we would like to reassure all contractors and all of our clients that our business will continue as normal.  Our system and support network is completely cloud-based so we will be able to continue to work even if we are instructed to work from home.

 

We will continue to monitor the situation and will be on hand to provide any assistance and advice in regards to continued employment status.

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