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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.


Wed 30th Sep 2020

Working remotely or remotely working?

If you have been working from home throughout the pandemic crisis you may have struggled to stay motivated but you are absolutely not on your own.

Many of us started the beginning of lockdown assuming that we would be working ...

Mon 28th Sep 2020

Winter Economy Plan

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has delivered a statement to the House of Commons outlining plans to help protect jobs across the UK whilst the country faces a resurgence of coronavirus and a winter of uncertainty. It has also been ...

Fri 28th Aug 2020

SELF ASSESSMENT TAX RETURNS

With summer coming to an end and the last quarter of this year starting we feel now is the perfect time to begin speaking with your accountant about your self-assessment tax return.

January 2021 may seem a while away but ...

Mon 3rd Aug 2020

TOP TIPS FOR STARTING AS A CONTRACTOR

Moving from employment to contracting can feel like a huge step. Once you have decided it’s the right thing for you then starting out in the strongest way will set you on your way for a successful career. Here are some ...
Mon 1st Jun 2020

A CONTRACTOR’S GUIDE TO PENSIONS

When you are self-employed, you are solely responsible for finding and signing up to a pension scheme. A pension will not only provide you and your family with more financial security, but they can also offer a small amount of ...

Tue 31st Mar 2020

SELF-EMPLOYMENT INCOME SUPPORT SCHEME

Last week the Chancellor unveiled the support that is going to be available for the self-employed. This should be available for an estimated 95% of the self-employed population and for those eligible the government will pay a taxable cash grant ...

Mon 23rd Mar 2020

Working from home in the current climate.

In the past week we have seen a majority of UK workforce start to work from home amid the Coronavirus pandemic. For some it will be the first time they have ever worked away from the office and with the ...
Mon 2nd Mar 2020

The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)

The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) was created by HM Revenue and Customs to minimise tax evasion within the construction industry. With the number of self-employed workers in the UK increasing, the CIS was put into place to reduce significant losses ...

Wed 5th Feb 2020

OUR UMBRELLA SOLUTION

NWM's umbrella solution replaces the burden and inconsistency that comes with managing your contract payments with a regular income you can depend on.

As an employee of NWM, you're entitled to paid holiday, meaning you'll never be out of pocket ...

Fri 20th Dec 2019

Setting Goals for 2020

With the end of the year on the horizon it's important to review the goals you set for both yourself and your business for 2019. Did you achieve them all? If you didn't, were you SMART about how you ...

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