Andrew Lowing

New Travel Processes and How They Might Affect You

New guidance was recently introduced by the UK Government regarding travel to and from the EU. The below article is designed to give you a base knowledge of changes that may affect your preparations before travelling.Whether your journey is for business or pleasure, it’s important that you are aware of new legislation, restrictions, paperwork, declaration …

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Recruiters and Umbrellas Welcome Extension of Digital Right-To-Work Checks

Gov’t decides to delay the return of in-person right-to-work (RTW) checks The recruitment industry has welcomed the news that the UK Government is to delay the return of in-person right-to-work (RTW) checks until September 1st at the earliest. The decision means the continuation of a more efficient, less logistically-challenging procedure that many are petitioning heavily …

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Why do Companies Hire Contractors and Umbrella Employees?

If you’re considering getting into contracting it’s important to know your worth and to understand why a company may choose to engage you instead of taking on a permanent employee. There are a few distinct reasons that a business may choose contractors over “permies” – let’s use a very common industry in the contracting world …

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2021/22 Tax Changes

New Tax Changes The new tax year has begun, and necessary changes have been made by HMRC and the Government that will affect most people throughout the UK. These changes could see individuals gaining more in their monthly wages, but may also result in having to pay higher tax contributions. We’ve complied the brief snapshot …

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