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IR35 off payroll reform has been repealed

In news that will be welcomed by businesses and contractors alike, this morning’s mini-budget from Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng included the…

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We’ve relaunched our price promise – we will beat any like for like quote*

We’ve recently relaunched our Kingsbridge Price Promise which means we will beat any like for like quote*. This is because…

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Spring statement 2022: the key stories for contractors

On Wednesday 23rd March, Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivered the Spring statement 2022. This will be followed…

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Presenter Adrian Chiles wins First-Tier IR35 Tribunal against HMRC

Presenter and journalist Adrian Chiles has reportedly won his IR35 appeal against HMRC, after undergoing years of protracted HMRC investigation…

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science: contractor interviews

Today, Friday the 11th of February is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The annual awareness day…

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We’ve won the Feefo Platinum Trusted Services Award… again!

The winners of the Feefo Trusted Service Awards 2022 have been announced and we’re proud and excited to say that…

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2021 in review: what were the top news stories for contractors?

It’s always good to look back on the year to see how far we’ve come and while 2021 wasn’t quite as action-packed…

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Contractor news round-up: November 2021

We don’t want to panic anyone, but have you noticed that it appears to be the end of November already?…

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Bounce back loan fraud: three company directors banned

The bounce back loan scheme (BBLS) was part of the financial support package that the government created for businesses back towards the start…

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Contractor news round-up: October 2021

October’s always a strange month. With Halloween and half term it goes by with the knowledge that once it’s over we’re on…

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Autumn Budget 2021: what does it mean for contractors?

On the 27th October, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, delivered the Autumn Budget 2021 announcement. The speech emphasised…

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The Kingsbridge Experts: Customer Service Edition

We’ve sat down with the leaders of each department at Kingsbridge, to give us an insight into their daily role.…

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The rise of cybercrime since lockdown began

The Financial Stability Board (which coordinates financial rules for G20 nations) has said that remote working from home has fuelled…

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UK court rules Deliveroo couriers are self-employed

The Independent Workers’ Union of GB (IWGB) has been embroiled in court battles since 2017 to have Deliveroo riders classified…

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IT Contractor loses IR35 appeal to HMRC

An IT contractor has lost their Upper-Tier Tribunal to HMRC. In the recent case, contractor Robert Lee, who was contracting for Nationwide Building Society under his…

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Contractor News: May

The month of May saw further lockdown restrictions ease, with the rules changing to finally allow people to hug their loved ones again. We can also now meet inside (with restrictions),…

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Gary Lineker targeted by HMRC over £4.9m IR35 bill

BBC presenter Gary Lineker is currently being chased by HMRC for £4.9 million in taxes and national insurance. During the First-Tier Tribunal released in April, it was declared that the Match…

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The news from March that could affect contractors

It’s been a busy month for contractors as the financial year drew to a close. March began with Rishi Sunak announcing the Spring budget as he set…

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Spring Budget 2021: what does it mean for contractors?

Yesterday, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak delivered the Spring Budget 2021 announcement. As expected (and much like last year), the focus of the budget revolved around the coronavirus…

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Supreme Court rules in favour of FCA over Small Business Interruption insurance case

The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of the FCA, and subsequently small businesses across the UK, in a Business Interruption…

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What does Rishi Sunak’s spending review mean for contractors?

Last week’s spending review by Chancellor Rishi Sunak made for some pretty gloomy listening, no matter how expected it was. The main focus was,…

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Kingsbridge preparing recruiters for the IR35 reforms

On Friday 29th November , Kingsbridge played host to an industry insight event in London designed to prepare recruiters for…

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More and more young people are looking to self-employment

Contracting is often thought of the arena of people further on in their careers, when they’ve built networks and gained…

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Kingsbridge hits 50,000 customers

Life is full of milestones. First steps. First words. First day of school. All of them triumphs and successes. But what…

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The Duty of Care

It is generally well understood that contractors owe a duty of care to the clients they are working for. What…

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Specialist broker Kingsbridge announces number of senior promotions

Tewkesbury-based specialist insurance broker Kingsbridge Contractor Insurance, part of the Kingsbridge Group, is pleased to announce a number of promotions…

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Independent Broker of the Year

We’ve had a busy few months at Kingsbridge HQ. September to December is very much awards season in the business world.…

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‘Self-employed’ Hermes couriers entitled to workers rights, tribunal finds

Hot on the heels of the landmark Supreme Court decision that classified a Pimlico Plumbers contractor as a worker, thereby…

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Jaguar Land Rover: Brexit Threatens our Investment Plans for UK

In the latest sign that Brexit might upset the apple cart more than we’ve been led to believe, Jaguar Land…

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Kingsbridge partner Zurich pays out on 99% of all claims made

One of the questions we get asked most often at Kingsbridge is “Do you ever actually pay out on claims?”…