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Partner News 30 Apr 2024

Meet Kingsbridge at Accountex 2024

We’re thrilled to announce that we’re exhibiting at the upcoming Accountex event at The ExCel London, 15th-16th May. What is…

IR35 Hub 08 Apr 2024

Navigating the Offset Rules with confidence

As businesses adapt to the changes brought about by the 2023 Autumn Statement and the introduction of the offset mechanism,…

Contractors 04 Mar 2024

IR35 reforms highlighted as core issue in PAC review of HMRC performance: a deep dive

In a critical examination, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) meticulously assessed HMRC’s performance in 2022-23, placing particular emphasis on its…

IR35 Hub 14 Feb 2024

What does outside IR35 mean?

What does outside IR35 mean? To answer that, we need to look at what IR35 is and how it has…

IR35 Hub 05 Feb 2024

How to decide which IR35 tool is best for your business

Off-payroll IR35 laws are coming into force in April, and end clients and recruiters need to act now to prepare.…

Contractor Guides 22 Dec 2023

How to start your career as a self-employed IT contractor

IT contractors have never been in more demand than they are right now, so if you’ve been toying with the…

Partner News

Kingsbridge Wholesale at Broker Expo 2023

At Kingsbridge Wholesale, we know that building relationships is a crucial part of success. That’s why events like Broker Expo…

IR35 Hub

Why PSC contractors require business insurance

Picture this: you are a successful Personal Services Company (PSC) contractor, but just when you think you have everything under…

IR35 Hub

What should you expect from the IR35 Consultation?

A little over three months ago, the UK government announced it would conduct a consultation on off-payroll working (IR35) rules.  …

Partner News

Kingsbridge Wholesale – A new view on the market

At Kingsbridge Wholesale, we celebrated our first year of trade in April. It was a promising and impressive formative year.…

IR35 Hub

Kingsbridge obtain latest CEST usage data

New information reveals that HMRC’s CEST tool, was unable to provide an answer regarding a contractor’s IR35 status over 278,000…

Contractors

Is IR35 Insurance worth it?

One of the greatest obstacles if you’re a contractor, recruiter or end client that engages with contractors, is dealing with…

Contractors

Inside vs Outside IR35 a Positive Outlook

Operating through a Personal Service Company (PSC) and working outside IR35 provides contractors with a wealth of benefits. For instance,…

IR35 Hub

Small businesses could cause big problems for unaware PSCs

Contractors operating Personal Service Companies (PSC) are likely well aware of the need to be vigilant when it comes to…

IR35 Hub

Navigating Off-Payroll Rules: Insights and Challenges for Businesses

One of the biggest challenges facing the contracting industry in recent years has been the implementation of the IR35 Off-Payroll…

IR35 Hub

Charlie Cox, Commercial Director at SThree discusses the Kingsbridge Whitepaper and the current state of play in their contractor world

Read on below for a guest article by SThree.    “This is yet another insightful whitepaper from Kingsbridge, using data to tell…

IR35 Hub

Another Day, Another Public Sector Body IR35 Tax Bill: What You Can Learn From UKRI’s £36m Tax Bill

It’s the case that another public sector body, UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), has received an IR35 bill. This one…

IR35 Hub

CEST is not best: inefficiencies, inaccuracies, and a hung jury

The Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool has been a source of contention since its launch in 2017. The…

IR35 Hub

Did HMRC Deserve their Red Card?

Yesterday HMRC were shown the red card in their case against Match of the Day presenter – Gary Lineker. The…

IR35 Hub

HMRC: Compliance letters explained

Recently, some of our clients have been reporting back to us that they have been receiving letters from HMRC, informing…

IR35 Hub

FAQs from our IR35 webinar: Perfect Practice for HMRC claims

Last week, Kingsbridge IR35 experts Andy Vessey and Ryan Dawson joined forces for our webinar – Perfect Practice for HMRC…

Contractors

Should I get my contract reviewed for IR35 compliance?

Since the IR35 reforms came into effect in 2021, most contractors will no longer be responsible for their own IR35…

IR35 Hub

What are the minor IR35 status tests

Recruiters are under increasing pressure to find outside IR35 roles for contractors. Our recent IR35 survey showed that 71% percent…

Contractor Guides

Business Guide to Employers’ Liability Insurance

Employer’s liability insurance provides cover for your business if an employee makes a claim for a work-related injury or illness.…

Contractor Guides

A Contractor’s Business Guide to Retiring

Many of us dream of a relaxing retirement one day, but when you’re self-employed as a contractor it might not…

Contractor Guides

Do UK contractors need to hold public liability insurance?

If you are new to contracting, you’re probably still trying to fathom which insurances you actually need and which are…

Contracting Life

Five mistakes every freelancer makes and how to avoid them

Whether you are new to freelancing or you’re a long-term independent professional, it’s fair to say that we all experience…

Contractors

Yet another IR35 defeat for HMRC

Contractor Stuart Barnes (former professional rugby player and now rugby commentator) wins his IR35 case against HMRC. Mr Barnes was…

Contractor Guides

Public liability for contractors: what is it?

Public liability insurance is one of the key insurances that most contractors have under their belt, so this probably isn’t the first…

Contractor Guides

Do I still need public liability if I`m working from home?

With the work-from-home rule still being in effect, that’s exactly where most contractors are working from right now. It’s still…