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    How to get your business ready for the future
    Jun 19, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
  • Guide to UK PAYE tax forms
    A guide to UK PAYE tax forms P45, P60 and P11D
    Jun 14, 2019  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    The importance of purchasing travel insurance with a Tier 4 UK student visa
    Jun 13, 2019  |  by Guest writer
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    Why the Rand is tanking
    Jun 10, 2019  |  by Sable International
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    The 2019/20 tax year changes: What they mean for you
    Jun 10, 2019  |  by Scott Brown
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    10 reasons growing up abroad gives your children a head start in life
    Jun 06, 2019  |  by Leanne Shrosbree
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    It’s a great time to buy your first UK property – here’s why
    Jun 03, 2019  |  by Marlon Borez
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    Contractor mortgages: What you need to know for a successful application
    May 31, 2019  |  by Ian Henning
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    Do you need to complete a Self Assessment tax return?
    May 29, 2019  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    Two new Aussie visa routes for skilled migrants
    May 23, 2019  |  by Sam Hopwood
 
 
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    Claim a British passport from your great grandparent

    by John Dunn | Oct 16, 2018
    Philip Gamble, our British nationality expert, has come across a rare situation where a client qualifies for registration as a British citizen on the basis of quadruple descent. What does that mean? Simply put it means some people may be able to claim British citizenship from their great grandfather’s birth in the UK.
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    Self-employment vs. contracting in the UK: What’s the difference?

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Oct 11, 2018
    Although the terms “self-employed” and “contractor” are often used interchangeably, there are important differences between the two. Generally, all contractors operating as individuals are self-employed, but not all self-employed individuals are contractors. This has important tax implications and you need to be aware of the nuanced differences.
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    Why your SME needs management accounting

    by Scott Brown | Oct 10, 2018
    Having some good financial insight into how your business is really performing will put you on a good footing to take advantage of the opportunities that come your way. By doing this you can make decisions that allow your business to flourish. To give your business that edge, you need good management accounting in place.
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    But, do you know your forex broker’s name?

    by Saskia Johnston | Oct 10, 2018
    Fintech, market disruptors, cryptocurrency - all key words used in my industry to describe some of the ways technology has changed and moulded our industry over the last few years. Now, while I, myself am a millennial and completely value and appreciate technology and the role it has to play in all our industries, I value the worth of a person more. I prefer doing business with a human. Someone who understands my objections and goals with a particular purchase or transaction in mind.
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    Struggling to choose the right UK school for your child? We can help

    by Leanne Shrosbree | Oct 08, 2018
    Once you’ve made the decision to move your family to the UK, the next big decision you’ll need to make is where to send your children to school. As any parent knows, choosing the right school is serious business. To help make the process of choosing a school easier, we’ve put together a quick guide on the education system in the UK and what your options are as someone moving there with children.
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    Are you a UK contractor? Maximise tax-efficiency by using your pension

    by Bill Monty | Sep 25, 2018
    As a business owner, you understand the importance of planning ahead and that making the right decisions can translate into profits for your business. When it comes to your pension, it’s no different. If you’re finding it hard to navigate the UK pension system, I’ve highlighted some of the important things to consider before choosing a pension. There are also some great ways your limited company can get you some huge tax savings.
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    HMRC’s employment status test continues to frustrate UK contractors

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Sep 24, 2018
    Since its launch last year, many UK contractors have used HMRC’s online CEST (Check Employment Status for Tax) tool to work out whether they fall within the scope of IR35. Recently, claims of its inaccuracy, and an independent investigation, have placed further doubts on the test’s reliability. Despite this, HMRC remains convinced that the tool is accurate, and contractors are finding themselves in murky waters. If you find yourself in this kind of a predicament, do not despair, we can shed some light on the situation.
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    Leaving the UK? Get some extra cash by claiming your tax refund

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Sep 20, 2018
    One in three taxpayers in the UK are due a tax refund and if you’ve recently stopped working in the UK, it’s likely that you’re one of them. Claiming back what’s due to you can be quite admin-heavy and complicated. Not to worry, we can help you determine whether you’re eligible to make a claim and ensure you get all the money that’s owed to you.
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    Are you a UK contractor? Here’s how to get your mortgage approved

    by Marlon Borez | Sep 12, 2018
    Being a contractor in the UK comes with significant advantages, such as a higher earning potential, flexibility and independence. Unfortunately, there are some challenges, too, particularly when it comes to purchasing a home in the UK. There’s no need to be concerned though. There are ways and means of getting on the property ladder as a contractor in the UK. First, you’ll need to understand how lenders will assess you and what you should be doing to improve your chances of getting a home loan.
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    The hidden dangers of not having a will in the UK

    by Sherron Alexander-Bedingfield | Sep 07, 2018
    More than two thirds of people in the UK do not have a will, even though they know that they should. Unfortunately, dying without a will can lead to a number of undesirable situations. Below are some of the lesser known dangers ahead if you do not have a will setting out your wishes.
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