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Stay tuned to the NWM blog for our latest company news, in-depth industry commentary and insights as well as useful guides on finance and compliance for contractors.


Thu 9th Aug 2018

How To Write A Winning CV As A Contractor

Having a well-written CV will do wonders for anyone seeking a new contract, therefore, spending time creating that great CV is important if you want to be successful in your next contract application.

Deciding to move on and to change ...

Mon 23rd Jul 2018

Why use an umbrella service

If you are a contractor looking to manage your workload and generally work in a more efficient way, working under an umbrella company may be an option worth investigating.

An umbrella company can provide a compliant and low-risk alternative to ...

Wed 4th Jul 2018

Re-evaluate Your Take-Home Pay

You’ve worked hard all month, you’re busy building a business, you have contracts lined up but are you taking home the pay that you expected to at the end of it all?

Evaluate your situation Taking a step back to re-evaluate ...

Wed 27th Jun 2018

Flexibility or Pay - What’s important to UK workers

Recent studies show that more and more people are looking to ditch the 9-5 office working and chase after the work-from-home contractor solution. With hours spent in commuting and the expense relating with that, it’s suggested that UK workers are ...

Mon 25th Jun 2018

NWM Launches Their New Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website! The change comes as we rebrand our business model and look to partner on a closer level with our sister company 2020 Accountancy. The two companies provide umbrella and ...
Thu 19th Apr 2018

Staying Positive While Searching For A New Contract

It’s easy to become frustrated or disheartened when you’re out of work and you’re looking for your next contract or assignment, especially if it turns into a long period of time. However, it is important to stay positive and to ...
Wed 18th Apr 2018

Managing A Work-Life Balance

Getting into the flow of working as a freelancer or contractor is great but often it can become easy to neglect a work-life balance. Learning to manage the boundaries between work and personal life is important to both business success ...
Tue 13th Feb 2018

Failure To Prevent Tax Evasion: Criminal Finance Act 2017

On 30th September 2017, a new legislation was issued under the Criminal Finances Act 2017 which now makes businesses liable for criminal acts carried out by employees who encourage individuals to commit or assist in tax evasion, i.e. customers or ...
Tue 13th Feb 2018

Umbrella Contractors Are In Demand

It’s good news for contractors in the UK as a recent report suggests that businesses are more likely to rely on freelancers and contractors to cover extra work loads within the workplace and also to cover specific skill sets that ...
Tue 5th Dec 2017

AUTUMN BUDGET ROUND UP

The recently announced Autumn Budget provided lots of new information for contractors, including extending the public sector IR35, targeting tax avoidance and evasion and finally, an investment in the UK housing market. VAT Threshold Remain In good news for the contracting ...
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