Another Loss for HMRC – BBC & Loose Women star Kaye Adams wins in IR35 case

Written by Maggie Lawson, Head of Finance at ICS HMRC have been defeated in yet another high profile IR35 case, at the cost of the taxpayer, bringing the total lost cases to five out of the six IR35 cases that…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019

Written by Helen Callaghan, HR Manager at ICS Accounting #BalanceForBetter On Friday 8th March I attended an International Women’s Day event at the Kings Arms Lancaster, which was hosted by the Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce. The theme this…

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Sleep Tips for Freelancers

Sleep Well, Work Better: 10 Tips for Freelancers

  Freelancers and business owners have a lot to think about. From delivering a project to submitting a VAT return, any number of things can be playing on your mind. We also know that you don’t perform at 100% when…

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IR35 Inside Outside Determination Advice

IR35 – Off Payroll Working in the Private Sector

What has changed? Until April 2020 it is the contractor’s responsibility to determine whether they are operating inside (also known as caught by) IR35 or outside IR35. If the contractor makes the wrong determination then their personal service company is…

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ICS Interviews… Michelle Abrahall: Freelance Graphic Designer, Illustrator & Copywriter

To celebrate the self-employed, IPSE will be hosting their annual IPSE Freelancer Awards on National Freelancers’ Day, which this year falls on June 8th. There are two categories available for freelancers to enter: the Inspire category, and the Aspire category….

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