buy-to-let

Buy-to-let property

A guide for individual landlords on the recent tax changes.  Whether you own one or 50 let properties, you need to be aware of the tax changes that have already started to take effect – and which will accelerate over the coming years. Restricted interest For periods before 6 April 2017, all the interest and[…]

Healthy finances

Sick pay valued over other benefits

Self-employed people would prefer to receive sick pay than any other statutory benefit, a study has found. FreeAgent and The Freelancer & Contractor Services Association (FCSA) polled 900 micro-business owners and found 76% do not currently offer sick pay and other benefits such as maternity leave, holiday or redundancy pay. Attitudes towards statutory benefits varied[…]