Help & guidance for professionals

  • What is professional indemnity insurance?

    What is professional indemnity insurance?

    If you are alleged to have provided inadequate advice, services or designs to a client, professional indemnity insurance provides cover for the legal costs and expenses in defending the claim, as well as compensation payable to your client to rectify the mistake.

  • What is a Status Determination Statement? - Close up of end client's hand writing a Status Determination Statement.

    What is a Status Determination Statement?

    If you’ve been staying up to date with IR35 news, you’ll be aware of the changes being made to the private sector from April 6th 2021.

  • Why contractors need IR35 insurance - contractor and IR35 specialist reviewing contract.

    Why contractors need IR35 insurance

    IR35 insurance is depended on by many UK contractors, to protect themselves against the risks of an IR35 investigation from HMRC.

  • A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 5 - Female contractor sat at desk look confused as she reads IR35 paper documents.

    A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 5

    In A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 5, we’ll help you to understand more about the process of a HMRC investigation, going to tribunal and how you can protect yourself in these circumstances.

  • A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 4

    A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 4

    In A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 4, we’ll help you to understand more about the 2021 IR35 private sector changes and how they'll affect contractors.

  • A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 3 - Businessmen pointing to document and discussing a contractor's IR35 status.

    A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 3

    In A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 3, we’ll help you to understand more about reasonable care and HMRC CEST (Check of Employment Status for tax) tool.

  • A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 2 - Contractor agreeing contract with client and shaking hands.

    A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 2

    In A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 2, we’ll help you to understand how IR35 status is determined.

  • A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 1- Contractor in thought sat at desk, looking at computer screen.

    A Contractor’s Guide to IR35 - Part 1

    For contractors, understanding IR35 and working out if you fall inside or outside of IR35 can be difficult.

  • What is inside and outside IR35?

    What is Inside and Outside IR35?

    Whether an engagement falls inside or outside of IR35 can make a huge difference to how you work as a contractor and how you pay tax.

  • How will Brexit affect freelancers?

    How will Brexit affect freelancers?

    As of 11pm on 31st December 2020, the United Kingdom has officially completed its transition out of the European Union under Brexit. As a result, a new set of rules and regulations have come into play around the working relationship between the UK and countries in the EU.

  • How remote working has shaken up the IT sector

    How remote working has shaken up the IT sector

    Even before the national lockdowns of 2020, the IT sector’s contribution to business could never be understated. Many businesses rely on IT infrastructure to remain organised, secure and, of course, efficient.