Fairness and Simplicity in the UK Tax System

Last week's Budget did nothing for freelancers. For many years we have been told by successive chancellors that they want to bring "fairness" into the tax system, but from a freelancer's point of view the changes have been anything but "fair". The Coalition government trumpeted an introduction of "simplicity", however the results have been yet . . . → Read More: Fairness and Simplicity in the UK Tax System

Are You Being Served?

He had his rivals ‘green’ with envy when he turned around the ailing BHS stores; he perked up Dorothy Perkins and put Topshop top of the pile. We all realised Sir Philip Green was something special. So when he says government should be as efficient as any good business we should listen.

When the retail . . . → Read More: Are You Being Served?

What does the Coalition Government mean for Freelancers?

Well… For the first time in my (not so) short life, we have a coalition government in the UK. On the face of it, this means that every decision made by the Government will be a compromise between the two parties. However, in reality, all decisions made by Government are compromises… it is just that . . . → Read More: What does the Coalition Government mean for Freelancers?