14
Jul

Keeping Your Business Going Through Illness

When working as your own boss, the effects of falling ill can spiral out of control, and quickly. Most illnesses experienced are mere colds which pass after a couple of

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19
May

Do I Need an IR35 Accountant?

With numerous different companies popping up ready to serve all the accounting needs of contractors, expertise on IR35 has become one of the benefits that accountants are readily promoting themselves

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06
May

Accounting Responsibilities of a Director

At FW Accounting, we see many contractors looking to set up limited companies. When we incorporate your limited company (which we do for free I might add), you become the

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21
Jun

The risks and future of EBTs… Part 2

What are the risks? The participants of EBTs that have been highlighted in many reports, tend to have gone into the schemes in good faith, often as a result of

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07
Jun

Purchase of a property through a Limited Company

The purchase of a property through a business can be very tricky and there are numerous things to think about if deciding to do so. Specialist advice is recommended.

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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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18
Jan

The difficulty of saying goodbye to a much loved Company…

This week we have seen some of our famous, most British of brands fall into administration. HMV was our first this week, with 230 stores shut, and the farewell to

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11
Jan

Were Umbrella Companies Ever Meant to be a Long Term Solution for Contractors?

In simple terms, No is the answer. A few months ago FW Accounting closed their Umbrella Solutions business stream. This was due to a number of reasons, with the main

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28
Dec

3 Great New Year Resolutions if you are a Contractor or Freelancer

Each New Year after the festivities we often sit and think about how we are going to better ourselves for the following year, what our New Year Resolutions will be.

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21
Dec

Feeling Generous this Christmas? Tax efficient giving…

Christmas is the time for giving so why not be tax efficient at the same time? Corporation tax relief and even personal tax relief can be achieved by making charitable

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