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5 Clear Cut Signs You Need to Switch Accountants…

For any company, small or large, a good accountant is essential. They should be able to provide you with clear accounting information you need and advise on how you could save money in specific areas of your business. If your current accountant is lacking at doing just these basic things, it’s probably time you thought […]

General

Top tips for freelancers & self-employed looking for work on LinkedIn

Did you know LinkedIn is the place to be when it comes to looking for work? But most freelancers and contractors aren’t making the most out of LinkedIn. They get lost in what to say, how to say it and all things in between when it comes to professional networking. If this sounds like you, […]

Contracting news

Introducing eWage: The Game Changing Employee Benefits App

Picture this: thousands of discounts, free medical advice, health and wellbeing benefits with absolutely no cost to you, and all at the touch of a button. Sounds too good to be true – doesn’t it? Well, think again. Introducing eWage: the employee benefits portal. We’re always looking for ways to improve your experience with Sapphire […]

CSR

Sapphire take on the Three Peaks Challenge

The Sapphire team raised the bar for our CSR work this year by completing the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in 12 hours. The famous hike is approximately 25 miles with an elevation of around 5200ft! The reason we set out to complete this massive challenge is to raise money for a fantastic local charity, Seashell […]

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BREXIT: New regulations for Right to Work checks for EU Nationals

Following a whirlwind 15 months, it’s hard to believe we are coming to the end of the 6 month grace period following Brexit on 30th June 2021. But what exactly does this mean for businesses when it comes to EU Nationals? Well, one change coming into play on 1st July that will directly affect all […]

Accounting news

Could you be benefiting from R&D tax relief without knowing it?

Many SMEs could be saving money via the UK Government’s Tax Initiative for Research & Development (R&D Tax Credits) but are missing out because they don’t realise, they qualify. As experts in R&D tax relief, we have a proactive approach and offer advice for businesses of all sizes and sectors. When it comes to R&D, […]