The OfficeCavalry.com team were delighted when Dame Anita Roddick was voted as one of the top British business figures of all time in our recent poll, and proud to be named on the website of this true pioneer who first successfully combined business with a conscience.
The VAT rate increases to 20% with effect from 4th January 2011. Basically, the normal tax point rules will apply: date of invoice or date of payment, whichever comes first. So if the invoice or payment is made before 4thJanuary, VAT will be at the rate of 17.5%; anything after that date will be at 20%.
Becoming a freelancer means that you can register with the Inland Revenue as being self employed and can be hired by other people or organisations to work on projects for a set period of time in an agreed commercial framework.
Our latest PR Campaign and research findings were published last week, resulting in a flurry of press coverage for OfficeCavalry.com.
So how many of us last week, ate our breakfast, got dressed and commuted all the way from the kitchen to the study? Then got on with our job in the warm and comfort of our own home? If you were chuckling at the pictures of millions of commuters struggling to work – by car or by fairly non-existent public transport in some parts of the country, then you certainly weren’t alone. What stories have you to tell of colleagues battling the elements whilst you sharpened the odd pencil or two?