Articles posted by "Natalie Friel"

Contractor travel expenses ‘stealth tax’ will stall economic growth

A “stealth tax” aimed at the UK’s army of contractors will hit British industry and stall economic growth says Danbro, Gabem’s parent company, despite claims from Chancellor George Osborne that his Autumn Statement “delivers what businesses need”. Despite protests and appeals for a further review, the Chancellor has pushed ahead with plans to scrap tax […]
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Will we have the builders the Chancellor needs?

One good piece of news from the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement was that thousands of job opportunities will be created for freelance workers through a raft of new infrastructure and building opportunities. Funding totalling more than £7bn has been provided for schemes ranging from 400,000 new homes to electrification of rail lines in the north. The […]
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What is happening with IR35 reforms?

The IR35 reform has proved to be a controversial issue and speculation and rumours have been rife in the run up to the Autumn Statement. However, the spending review turned out to be an anti-climax and almost nothing was said about the intermediaries legislation. The result is that we are all still left speculating about […]
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What does the Autumn Statement mean for contractors?

Britain’s army of freelance workers awaited Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement with baited breath but, in reality, few fears were realised and little was done to clear the confusion surrounding the sector in a disappointing spending review. Despite lobbying by Danbro, Gabem’s parent company, to halt plans to restrict relief on travel and subsistence claims, […]
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Danbro, Gabem’s Parent Company responds to the Autumn Statement

A “stealth tax” aimed at the UK’s army of contractors will hit British industry and stall economic growth says national accountancy firm Danbro, despite claims from Chancellor George Osborne that his Autumn Statement “delivers what businesses need”. Despite protests and appeals for a further review, the Chancellor has pushed ahead with plans to scrap tax […]
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