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Countdown to Deadline Day

There are less than 80 days until the tax return deadline.Are you ready? Now is a great time to make sure you have your HMRC login details, dig out your National Insurance number and find any paperwork you might need, like your P60 if you have employment income. We've...

untied and the FCA sandbox – one business’s experience

TLDR; Regulation is important for consumers and business. While the FCA sandbox can be a good way to experiment and get going, it’s not a light touch. We learnt three lessons that we’re happy to share: Don’t rely on timings Do things in parallel Have a backup plan And...

Register for self assessment by 5 October

There are a couple of tax deadlines coming up. The first is 5 October which is the date by when you need to register for self-assessment. You'll need to do this if you didn't file self assessment return last year, and you have income in the year to 5 April. There are...

What’s your Gig?

The ‘gig economy’ is a phrase which entered our lexicon nearly five years ago.  Previously only used to describe a band’s live show or as a word for some short-lived job landed, whether ‘a nice little gig’ or ‘a tough gig’, the term is now used to describe entire...

untied and the Path of Desire

Desire paths are the little dirt tracks that are made over time when the concrete/tarmac’d paths don’t go the way we want them. But what’s that got to do with untied?

untied – Hitting Taxes for Six

It’s cricket season. Even if the weather’s not been up to it (or England’s batting at times), we have a sunny outlook.

A chance to reflect on our progress in 2019 …

Stemettes – Seeing the Future

Stemettes encourages girls and young women to pursue careers in science and technology, and this week held a hackathon in Rise combining fintech and environment. The energy in the room was amazing, and so were the apps that they built …

Three months and crumpets

About a year ago, I was on a holiday in Israel; I had planned to attend a wedding. I was standing in the middle of Arlozorov bus station in Tel Aviv, gazing around to spot the 480 bus that would take me to Jerusalem. There, it was. I started walking towards it when I heard someone calling my name. Instinctively, I turned my head and I saw a familiar face …

Open banking – why should I care?

This September will bring us that ‘back to school’ feeling, a season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, and one of the most transformative changes to the personal finance sector that we’ve seen in two decades. And it matters to all of us, because it opens the doors to...