26
Apr

Cycle to Work Scheme

With summer approaching, why not take advantage of the Cycle to Work Scheme and purchase a bicycle via your company. Save money on fuel bills and improve your fitness,

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19
Apr

Guest Post – Recruitment Agencies

I would like to write about something I overheard this week. A couple of contractors were talking about recruitment agencies. I was taken aback by the disregard and disrespect

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12
Apr

The Client Portal

What is the client portal?: The client portal is an online business tool exclusive to FW Accounting clients that allows you access to your company documents 24 hours a

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05
Apr

Guest Post – The Current State of IR35

Following the release and issue of the recent 2013 budget, many professional individuals will be scratching their heads as to what has and hasn’t changed. Many will indeed be wondering

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29
Mar

VAT is a simple tax…

“VAT is a simple tax…” so said Anthony Barber, Chancellor of the Exchequer on the introduction of VAT on April’ Fool’s Day in 1973. 40 years on and

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22
Mar

Budget 2013 – Summary

George Osborne chose budget day for his twitter debut. His first tweet promised to ‘tackle the economy’s problems head on’ and help those who want to ‘work hard and

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15
Mar

Contractors Beware – Pre-budget intelligence

Contractors beware… HMRC is planning to bring forward further guidance when and how IR35 rules will apply to office holders and directors providing their services through limited companies. There is

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08
Mar

Contractor Forum

At FW Accounting, our mission is to constantly improve our service offering to our clients. We are always asking; “how could it be better?” So how do we do

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01
Mar

Using a specialised contractor accountant isn’t so much beneficial, it’s nigh on essential…

Accounting is an essential requirement for any Contractor, but it can be a complicated area. Not only does accounting require the careful management and lodging of financial records, but

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22
Feb

Contracting Opportunities growing in NE Scotland

A new jobs report from the Bank of Scotland has shown that contracting opportunities are ever increasing in the NE of Scotland, with more opportunities predicted to come. Last month

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