The EU has over 500 digital platforms, providing about 28 million people income opportunities. The gig economy leaves room for labour disputes primarily related to pay and working conditions. As of September 2022, over 100 judgements classified independent contractors and gig workers as employees and the digital… Read More »The Platform-Work EU Directive: a further step forward
Having explored the options if you want to work abroad as a UK technology freelancer, it seems appropriate to now look at the routes into overseas working if you were a UK employee. After all, freelancers often switch from self-employment to employment, and since IR35 was… Read More »Would an IT freelancer who wants to work overseas have more options as a UK employee?
The Dutch government is determined to change the experience of foreign workers in the country and combat questionable practices of unscrupulous players in the employment market, especially in the temporary staffing sector. With this aim, the Netherlands is all set to introduce a recruitment agency… Read More »What You Should Know About the New Dutch Recruitment Licence
On October 26, 2023, the Dutch Second Chamber of Parliament adopted 17 amendments to the tax regime of the Netherlands. Of these, the Minimum Profit Tax Act 2024, the 2024 Tax Plan package and the Tax Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2024 will have the most significant… Read More »Tax Changes in the Netherlands for 2024
In this short video, we cover important aspects of employment and contracting in Germany for those planning to relocate there and for employers looking to hire EU and non-EU workers. Watch the video here: Topics:
Sweden is known for its high quality of life, efficient public services and free education. A relaxed lifestyle and spectacular landscape make the Scandinavian nation an attractive destination. The best part is that many people speak and understand English, making it easier for foreign nationals… Read More »Working in Sweden as a Foreign National
Contractor’s Question: I’ve got a dual nationality of British and Spanish, but it’s Italy I’m moving to in 2024. I have worked in the UK for over 30 years, albeit as employee, although I will become self-employed in Italy. So, will I be able offer my… Read More »With UK-Spanish dual citizenship, can I be self-employed in Italy but also supply UK companies?
As a UK IT freelancer, you have several options if you want to work overseas, writes chartered accountant Kevin Austin, managing director of overseas contracting advisory Access Financial. One choice is to continue to work for your UK clients while you are abroad, and this is a… Read More »As a UK IT freelancer, what are my options if I want to work overseas?
According to The World Happiness Report 2023, Switzerland is among the top 5 happiest nations globally with a happiness index of 7.51. The home of the worlds’ best chocolates has maintained its ranking among the top 10 on the happiness index since 2014, when it topped… Read More »Working in Switzerland as a Foreign National
For the purposes of this article, in which I want to provide a guide to overseas dividends and withholding tax for contractors, it is assumed that the contractor will use a UK-registered limited company, also known as a personal service company, writes Kevin Austin, managing director… Read More »A guide to overseas dividends and withholding tax for contractors