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Receipt Tracking to Maximise Your Tax Rebate

We all love getting more from our money, so why should your rebate be any different? An easy way to make sure you’re getting your maximum rebate is to start…

Holiday Spots to Spend Your Tax Rebate On

What are you planning to spend your tax rebate on this year? We went out and surveyed Brian Alfred clients to ask them: “what do you spend your tax rebate…

The Builder’s Starter Kit Essentials

If you’re starting out alone as a builder, there’s a lot you will need to consider. Working for yourself means you’ll have the freedoms that come with it, but there’s…

What Can You Do in 24 Hours?

Life is busy for builders, so it’s important for you to make the most of your time. If you find yourself with a day to spare, there’s plenty you can…

Top Tips: Preparing for Tax Return Season

Tax is a subject of dread even for the most hardened of us. And though we try our best to stay on top of things, they just sometimes get left…

Record breaking season with record breaking prizes

What a roller-coaster season it’s been this year! Chelsea chasing record breaking points, and Viraj Thakor walking away with Brian’s Rebate Fantasy League. Much like Liverpool and Arsenal, it was…

Budget 2017 – what it means for construction workers

As you’ll no doubt be aware, Wednesday 8th March was Budget Day. There was a lot to take in! From electronic vehicles to National Insurance Contributions (NIC), we’ve pulled together a…

What if My Tax Return is Late?

Whilst we cannot stress enough the important of completing your Self-Assessment Tax Return before the deadline of 31st January, unfortunately, things happen that mean your tax return may be a…

Having a Happy Christmas as a Contractor

As a self-employed contractor, it can be difficult to fully switch off, leave the building site behind and enjoy time at home over Christmas. By making a few plans in…

The Cost of Christmas

A growing number of Britons borrow money to afford the cost of Christmas each year, leaving people with a financial hangover once January comes around. Take a look at our newest infographic…