HMRC scraps old SSLv3 protocol for CIS

The government has publish new guidance on using tools to submit CIS information online. Accountants or CIS providers will no longer be able to connect the HMRC online services using SSLV3 protococal from 30 September 2015. The guidance published on gov.uk further...

Travelling in work ‘is work’, rules European court

Time that is spent travelling to and from first and last appointments by workers without a fixed workplace office should be counted as working time, the European Court of Justice has ruled. This time has previously not been considered as work by employers. The...

Pros and Cons of working through an Umbrella Company

As a result of the recession, the UK has seen more people turning to self-employment, freelance work and contract work either because they have been made redundant, or they have chosen to work with more flexibility because of family commitments. The majority of...

Small business confidence up

There has been a solid improvement in small businesses, suggesting the sector will grow in 2015, the Federation of Small Businesses says. The lobby group’s suggested there had been a robust improvement in confidence in the past 3 months. It also said it had...