The week of the 13th to the 19th May was Mental Health Awareness week and each year campaigns are run around a specific theme. This year the theme was body image. The Mental Health Foundation found that 30% of all adults have felt so stressed with their body image that at times they have felt unable to cope.
Personal Tax planning can be a complicated landscape to navigate. But with the Brexit process rumbling on and Making Tax Digital finally coming into force, there is no better time than now to put your financial plans in place for 2019/20.
For some time now there has been uncertainty in some parts of the recruitment sector as to whether the valuable VAT concession which exempts employment agencies from charging VAT for supplying certain nursing and nursing auxiliary staff to an end user can be accessed by an umbrella company.
PayStream recently had the pleasure of speaking with Tabatha Rose a Programme Manager working within the Global Marketing Division of HSBC, who has taken the exciting step of setting up a limited company and, as a result, is now a director of her own business.
The consultation on “off-payroll working rules from April 2020” was published on 5th March 2019. The proposals are broadly similar to the public sector, however there are some key developments which will apply equally to public sector engagements from April 2020.
What are the benefits of working as a contractor? We asked our contractors on social media to complete a short survey highlighting their views and opinions of the current contracting market. The results were shaped by contractors who work in a variety of different sectors including Education, Sales, Retail, Contruction & IT Consulting which provided us with some compelling results.