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Contracting Life

Is becoming an energy contractor a good move?

If you’re working in the energy sector but getting tired of working for someone else, you might be starting to…

Contracting Life

Do I need a blog as a self-employed contractor in 2022?

One of the first things you probably did when you became a contractor was set up your website – detailing…

Partner News

7 tips to increase your productivity as an accountant

Accountants know better than anyone that time is money. So, if your working days are filled with half-finished tasks, email…

Partner News

Kingsbridge hosts highly successful Industry Insight panel event

It has been a full year since the IR35 reforms were rolled out for the private sector – something that…

Partner News

How to make the 4 day week work for recruitment companies

This spring has been filled with lots of blissful Bank Holidays, which has made our thoughts turn again to the…

Contractors

What to look for in an IR35 status tool in 2022

We’re now more than a month into the new tax year, and more than a month since the ‘soft-landing’ to…

Contracting Life

What insurance do I need as an IT contractor?

With IT contractors in serious demand, there’s never been a better time for IT professionals to be self-employed. Although there…

Contracting Life

Do I need personal accident cover as a self-employed contractor?

Personal accident cover isn’t often considered when contractors think about what business insurances they need. After all, that research is…

Partner News

6 compliance steps recruiters should consider in 2022

Recruitment life is busy, fast-paced and goal-oriented. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the day-to-day target-chasing and relationship-building, and…

Contractors

Contractors’ questions about the IR35 reform

Recently, Kingsbridge’s IR35 experts Ryan Dawson and Matt Tyler hosted the ‘IR35 – One Year On’ webinar to mark a…

IR35 Hub

How recruitment companies can engage with umbrella companies compliantly

In our recent IR35 survey, an overwhelming 80% of recruiters said they engaged with umbrella companies. But with some horror…

Contracting Life

The top 10 blogs for self-employed construction contractors

As a construction contractor, you know how important it is to keep up with current news in the sector so…

Contracting Life

I’m new to contracting, do I need directors’ and officers’ cover?

For brand new contractors, the world of business insurance can, quite frankly, be a bit overwhelming. As an employee, insurance…

Contractors

How to appeal an SDS decision on your IR35 status

In Kingsbridge’s recent contractor survey, an enormous 90% of contractors that had appealed an IR35 status, told us that they…

Partner News

How to diversify your accountancy services to generate more work

Whether you’re working as a self-employed accountant or running a bigger firm, the beginning of a new financial year is…

IR35 Hub

Eight out of ten recruiters are saying that IR35 adds to their compliance burden

IR35 off-payroll working rules are here to stay, and as we hit the first year anniversary, we’re beginning to understand…

Contracting Life

What insurance do contractors need working in the media industry?

The media and creative industry is huge, spanning so many different contractor and freelancer roles. You might be a social…

Contracting Life

How to start your career as a self-employed IT contractor

IT contractors have never been in more demand than they are right now, so if you’ve been toying with the…

Contracting Life

How to become a more eco-friendly contractor

Friday 22nd April, is Earth Day. Held annually on the same date since 1970, Earth Day marks the birth of…

Contractors

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…

Contractor Guides

8 tips for contractors on closing down your limited company

There are several reasons why, as a contractor, you might decide to close down your limited company. It could be…

Partner News

6 tips to progress your career as a recruiter

There are lots of reasons to love the recruitment business, and if you think you’ve hit on the right career…

Contractors

IR35 in 2022: what every contractor needs to know

IR35, officially referred to as the “off-payroll working” rules have been making life more complicated for contractors, recruiters and their…

Contractor Guides

Do I need an Employer Reference Number (ERN)?

Most contractors love the flexibility and control over your working life that being self-employed gives you. However, it does involve…

Contractor Guides

7 tips for contractor networking in 2022

Networking has changed a lot over the years. While face-to-face networking is still an incredibly important aspect of relationship-building for…

Contractors

IR35 soft landing is nearly over: what should contractors do?

In recent months, two reports into the implementation of the IR35 tax reforms have been released: IFF HMRC Research Report…

IR35 Hub

What insurances should your contractor base hold?

Getting your contractors ready to go as soon as that job comes in is one of the key aims of…

Contracting Life

How to look after your mental health as a contractor

Two years on from the start of the coronavirus pandemic, we’re only just starting to really process the impact it…

IR35 Hub

IR35 soft-landing nearly over: are you ready for the 6th April?

How quickly a year has passed! It seems like only a few months ago we were drumming hard for the…

Contractors

The importance of renewing your IR35 insurance policy

IR35 insurance and Legal Expenses has become a regular part of business insurance for many contractors since the introduction of…