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A temporary worker's guide to expenses

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When and how umbrella companies can help freelancers claim expenses.

Aug 19, 2010 | Money News

Emergency Budget - what to expect

Business advisor predicts the likely contents of the chancellor's first delivery.

May 26, 2010 | Money News

Postal strike could drive taxpayers online

Disruption to the postal service signals the Web may be less taxing for self-assessors.

Oct 22, 2009 | Money News

Firms ready to reject cheque payments

Companies join consumers in ripping up their cheque books.

Jul 21, 2009 | Money News

How the taxman might cost freelancers

An accountant reveals the tax traps that freelancers should beware.

Jun 14, 2009 | Money News

Freebies to help recession-hit firms

Industry is taking the initiative to ensure its smallest players survive.

May 1, 2009 | Money News

Small companies fear Budget 2009

Micro business expects tax to get more taxing in this year's Budget.

Apr 14, 2009 | Money News

'Self-cert' mortgages: the end of an era?

Why freelancers looking to borrow are paying the price for yesteryear’s optimism.

Feb 12, 2009 | Money News

Fines face firms not looking ahead

Heftier penalties for late filers reminds why it pays to plan.

Dec 22, 2008 | Money News

State readies £4bn for small businesses

Lifeline thrown to help small companies out of the slump.

Oct 31, 2008 | Money News

Parties pledge ‘credit-crunch aid’ for small firms

Rival MPs reveal what small firms need to survive the pinch.

Oct 20, 2008 | Money News

How to get clients to pay their bills

Freelance designer, Andrew Chipperfield, tells us his experience.

Oct 17, 2008 | Money News

Banks increase fees for small businesses

Dismally for small firms, the state is not alone in propping up our troubled banks.

Oct 9, 2008 | Money News

Look a gift horse in the mouth, firms told

One-person suppliers are urged to face late payment before it bites.

Sep 8, 2008 | Money News

Credit crunch bites the UK for £600bn

The nation's wealth depleted over the last 12 months by £1m a minute.

Aug 12, 2008 | Money News

Micro firms wait 100 days to get paid

Small businesses are increasingly being muscled out of their money.

Jul 23, 2008 | Money News

How to beat the credit crunch

Freelancers may need to act quickly to get onto or move up the housing ladder.

Apr 1, 2008 | Money News

M&S consigns cheques to history

Old TVs, PC stores and now cheques face extinction.

Jan 30, 2008 | Money News

Slump or just a more sane housing market?

The press don’t sell any extra copies by saying everything’s rosy in the garden and some recent headlines have been extremely alarmist.

Jan 16, 2008 | Money News

Fewer late payers rack up more debts

Firms moan about it less, but late payment is a growing problem.

Jan 14, 2008 | Money News

Darling delays CGT treat for business

Chancellor reveals tax uncertainty will last into 2008.

Dec 17, 2007 | Money News

Taxman still failing VAT applicants

Not a single tax office has processed all of its VAT requests on time.

Nov 1, 2007 | Money News

Pre-Budget Report 2007 - Full Speech

Chancellor Alistair Darling delivers the 2007 Pre-Budget Report to the House of Commons.

Oct 9, 2007 | Money News

UK finance crisis: The impact on freelancers

IFA: Self-cert is among the fallout from Northern Rock’s crumbling.

Sep 25, 2007 | Money News

Time and the Taxman waiteth for no freelancer

Why you shouldn’t wait until he gets you to the other side to pay the ferryman.

Sep 5, 2007 | Money News

Late payment law 'is a failure'

Ten years on, the government still hasn’t tackled tardy payers.

Aug 14, 2007 | Money News

Shall I gift shares to my girlfriend?

'Post-Arctic, WAGs aren't as attractive as you might think' - SJD Accountancy.

Aug 1, 2007 | Money News

Government comes clean on VAT, IR35

Rare admissions about the tax issues facing freelancers.

Jul 4, 2007 | Money News

Lords attack Brown’s tax tinkering

Changing the tax rate for small firms weakens the system and is 'unhelpful.'

Jun 21, 2007 | Money News

Tax staff: 'HMRC not performing'

Just 1% of its own staff strongly believe that the taxman is up to scratch.

Jun 6, 2007 | Money News