Government’s Latest Assistance Package for the Self-Employed

Advice from Contax Law’s Accountants for our Contractors To all our clients, consultants and friends, We have finally received some much needed additional support measures which cover the Self Employed, although there are elements of detail that will cause difficulties and confusion. The measures for self-employed people are, understandably perhaps, the most complicated issue for[…]

Good Mental Health for Lawyers

By Susan Morris LLB, Mental Health Speaker, Writer and Event Producer in collaboration with: Contax Law, Flexible Legal Resources ———————————————————————————————————– We are proud to have collaborated with Susan Morris, a mental health speaker, writer and event producer, to produce an article on ensuring the mental health of lawyers. Click here to read the article

Changes to IR(35) Rules present a rare opportunity for some companies to attract the best talent

As companies up and down the country prepare for the forthcoming legislative changes to the off payroll working rules (IR35) on 6th April 2020, a golden opportunity is emerging for some to attract the best talent from the biggest, most heavily regulated and conservative organisations. On 12th February 2020, sign-waving contractors and freelancers accumulated outside[…]

Trends and Developments that will shape the Legal Industry in 2020: Experts Opinion

DerivSource have put together a panel of experts sharing their thoughts on what 2020 will bring. They provide their ideas on the trends and market developments in areas of post-trade, regulatory compliance and collateral management that they believe will impact their firms and the industry as a whole. See below for one of the experts[…]

Law Firms on Comparison Sites – Explored by the LSB

The Legal Services Board are exploring the option of compelling law firms to sign up to comparison websites; firms would have to appear on platforms that compare prices or performance. This is following concerns that firms have not responded adequately to the Competition and Market Authority’s request in 2016 for greater transparency across the legal[…]

Retiring President of the Supreme Court says Legal Aid cuts caused ‘serious difficulty’

In 2013, legal aid was cut to many civil law cases with the aim of saving £350 million a year in England and Wales. These cuts have caused ‘serious difficulty’, however, to the justice system. The government had intended to pilot early legal advice in some welfare cases and provide extra financial court but Baroness[…]

Contax Law – IR35 Tax Liability Insurance

We have worked with our insurance providers to develop a unique and innovative insurance product to protect all parties in the recruitment supply chain (including contractors, ‘fee payer’, recruiters and end-clients) against this new risk. The product can be purchased by anyone in the supply chain, not just the contractor. Contax Law have also negotiated[…]