Our partners have been carefully selected as they demonstrate excellent levels of professional service and have similar standards, values and principles to us. All of our partners specialise in areas important to freelance contractors.
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Thorntons Law LLP is one of Scotland’s top 4 independent law firms and are able to assist with all aspects of employment law. They currently provide a significant amount of advice to individuals, agencies and businesses in relation to determining employment status and management of the IR35 rules that came into force in 2021. Thorntons’ full service offering means that it can offer wider advice, including the negotiation and tailoring of contracts to reflect the inevitable changes to the engagement of contractors in the private sector.
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CashPlus, HSBC and RBS can provide an extensive range of products and services to Champion clients. Interest bearing business bank accounts and the convenience of online and phone banking facilities offer valuable efficiencies.
Note: When using the Champion accountancy service, you are under no obligation to use these business account providers.
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View the HSBC website
View the RBS website
Champion Financial Planning - Pensions
Champion Financial Planning is focussed on developing, implementing and monitoring bespoke long-term plans for individuals and their families. Their aim is to give their clients the certainty that they can enjoy life to the full now as well as long into the future. They work closely with their professional partners to keep their clients one step ahead, giving them the peace of mind that their finances and investments are working according to their objectives and as efficiently as possible.
The benefits attached to Salary Sacrifice pension contributions can be a very desirable and tax efficient attraction for freelance contractors, therefore it is worth taking some time out to consider if this could be a good fit for your own personal circumstances. To help you to better understand and explore your options, we have prepared some detailed and easy to follow Salary Sacrifice FAQ’s HERE.
To make things even easier for you, Champion have a pension scheme that is simple for all contractors to join and benefit from. We have even made it possible to transfer in any of your old pension schemes or for you contribute additional funds (if that is right for you of course). If you would like to speak to a qualified advisor about your options then you can arrange a call by clicking HERE.
Champion Financial Planning is a trading name of Cheetham Jackson JV LLP which is an appointed representative of Cheetham Jackson Limited which is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA Number OC383471
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) is an agency for arbitrating on unresolved complaints between regulated firms and their clients. Full details of the FOS can be found on its website at www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk
CMME specialises in working with Contractors and can offer independent advice to help you find the most competitive mortgage based on your Contractor status.
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Founded by Julia Kermode, Independent Work Ltd brings together all the different ways that people work independently in the UK – from temporary agency workers, to freelancers, contractors, self-employed or gig economy workers, these are all increasingly important to the UK’s economy.
As an Independent Worker partner Champion contractors have been specially selected as they are known to be trustworthy and genuinely put workers' interests at the heart of what they do. Navigating this space can be a minefield, so look for businesses displaying the IWORK Partner logo which will give you peace of mind.