Orange & Gold Blog

Make-up of a Freelance Contractor

In January 2014 there were estimated to be 4.36m freelance contractors in the UK, growth of 18% since 2008

Big Brother is Watching

HMRC has been clamping down on unpaid tax, on the back of government initiatives to reduce the deficit and a wave of anti-tax avoidance public opinion.

Contractor Round-Up and IR35 Tips

Not an awful lot has been heard since the much-vaunted House of Lords review, earlier this year, of the tax regime surrounding the self-employed and freelance community in the UK

UK Economic Growth Strong

Economic growth in the UK has recently been revised up to 0.9% for the second quarter of 2014, by the Office for National Statistics, with year-on-year growth standing at 3.2%.