Are Freelancers and Contractors the Same Thing?

Are Freelancers and Contractors the Same Thing?

A freelancer and a contractor are two different things, though the terms are often used interchangeably. It’s easy to see why the differences between the two are often overlooked, when both are: Forms of self-employment Temporary additions to a company’s in-house workforce Non-salaried Despite these similarities, freelance work is actually a different beast to contracting,…

The Benefits of Submitting Self Assessment Sooner Rather than Later

Completing a self-assessment tax return isn’t something that many businesses look forward to, but that doesn’t mean that it always has to be stressful. Although there are other priorities to juggle, there are plenty of reasons to get ahead and complete a return sooner rather than later. Why submit a tax return earlier? There are…

Simple Bookkeeping for Freelancers

Simple Bookkeeping for Freelancers

Freelancing is on the rise, whether that’s instead of regular employment, or as well as. Alongside the ability to drum up business, bookkeeping is an essential key skill for any freelancer. Accurately recording and monitoring business accounts goes a long way towards reducing stress when that Self Assessment tax return rocks round. So, what with…

What Skills Are Useful for New Freelancers

What Skills Are Useful for New Freelancers?

With the coronavirus lockdown hitting many workers the freelance market has surged as more people look to supplement their income. In such a competitive market every skill point counts, so it’s important to brush up if needed. We share what new freelancers can do to get ahead, and essential skills which will help….