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Special Announcement - Announcement of the Autumn Statement 2016

The Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond will present his Autumn Statement on the 23rd November 2016.

Orange Genie is delighted to announce it has achieved Investors in People Gold accreditation

To achieve accreditation to this level, Orange Genie was independently assessed against the Investors in People framework organised around the nine key indicators of high performance. Assessment is carried out using surveys, interviews, meetings and observation. The IiP assessor noted that “Orange Genie had faced significant challenges with a range of legislative changes” and that despite these “there is a very positive working culture and high levels of trust; it was very impressive to see they have maintained their high standards in business and people practices.” 

Topics: Investors In People

Budget 2016 summary: Key points for Contractors & Freelancers...

George Osborne delivered his 8th Budget speech on Wednesday and once again he focused his attention on creating a stronger economy by supporting small business and enterprise. The Government continue to voice their desire to stamp out unfair and deliberate tax avoidance, aiming to raise £12bn through their efforts.

Topics: HMRC, Freelancers, contractors, budget

Freelancers and Professional Contractors subjected to further uncertainty...

Other than confirmation that legislation will be introduced to restrict tax relief on travel and subsistence for contractors and freelancers working through intermediary companies (umbrella and personal service companies) there was little information within the Autumn Statement. As anticipated this means a further period of uncertainty until the draft legislation is published on 9th December.

Topics: HMRC, contractors, budget

The Genie Accountancy Ambassador Scheme

Topics: Genie Accountancy