Orange Genie News

Recent changes to legislation concerning false self-employment have seen a growing demand from recruitment agencies for an employment solution for its construction workers.

Whether trying to buy your first home, moving up the property ladder or adding to your portfolio of assets you may need to consider your mortgage options. Here at Orange Genie Accountancy we work closely with ContractorFinancials who can help freelancers and contractors who often struggle to secure a mortgage.

All employers who wish to recruit foreign, skilled workers are required to register for a Sponsorship Licence with the Home Office. Workers can then be approved on a Tier 2 (General) visa allowing them to come and work for the employer under the terms set out in the certificate of sponsorship and their employment contract. Tier 2 (General) visas are only for those workers who are from outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

Contractors and Freelancers often embark in temporary employment in search of a more flexible career however, they are often faced with rigid rules and not being accepted as a normal form of employment. The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) are now campaigning to improve the method of working’s image by emphasizing the attractions.

From April 2015, Companies House are planning to make digital data on UK Companies available free of charge to both individuals and businesses.

Is this helpful or not for Contractors operating their own Limited Companies?

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