Registering for Self-Employment

By Gary Robinson / February 24, 2024

Once you have made the step of deciding to go self-employed once of the first things you need to do is to register with HM Revenue & Customs. Registering for tax is an essential step in becoming a sole trader. It ensures that you are compliant with the law and can accurately report your income…

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Recruiting the Right Talent

By Gary Robinson / February 17, 2024

Recruiting new employees is tough just now so be different! For example, some employers are now offering “Wellbeing leave” in addition to the usual holiday package. If you want to recruit more, you have to get serious about the process and be on it 24/7, 365! There are several actions you can take to make…

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Running a Payroll Scheme

By Gary Robinson / February 10, 2024

Payroll If you are running a limited company, partnership or a sole reader employing people is the same process and principles. When you need to employee a person you will need to register this first with HM Revenue & Customs ( and then once set up HM Revenue & Customs will send you’re the payroll…

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Self-Assessment Payment on Account

By Gary Robinson / February 3, 2024

Payments on Account What are payment on account in tax and on your self-assessment tax return. Payments on account’ are advance payments towards your tax bill (including Class 4 National Insurance if you’re self-employed). You have to make 2 payments on account every year unless: Each payment is half your previous year’s tax bill. Payments…

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