The latest news and views from Pillow May

The latest IR35 case law

If you are ever investigated by HMRC and employment status is found between your company and your end customer, then IR35 tax will be payable. This effectively means that PAYE tax and employer’s NI will be p...

Barn Dance Success

We at Pillow May would like to again say a HUGE thank you to all who came or supported our barn dance; it was an amazing afternoon/evening but wouldn’t have been without you all. We had a wonderful turn out ...

A humbling tour to Cambodia

The Pillow May team visited Cambodia for a team development trip and to visit Free to Shine, the charity that we had supported for our 10th birthday year. Our superb trip was organized by the wonderful team ...

Remote possibilities

Your cloud practice is growing rapidly so you need new team members. Offering remote and flexible working would enable you to recruit from a wider geographical area and hence talent pool. But how do you make...

Current Fuel Advisory Rates

Fuel advisory rates are used to calculate the amount of VAT a company can reclaim relating to the fuel element of the mileage allowance payments. These rates are also used for mileage claims when an individu...

Making Tax Digital: your questions answered

What is Making Tax Digital (MTD)? Making Tax Digital (MTD) is part of the Government’s plan to digitise the UK tax system, by replacing paper tax returns with digital returns. This means that maintaining pap...

How not to fall prey to a cyber attack

What is APP fraud? Cyber-crime is invasive; it sneaks into our homes, infiltrates our offices and seeps into our mobile devices – leaving victims embarrassed; vulnerable; devastated, and it is now the most c...

Parent and business owner – the great time challenge

A large majority of small business owners are balancing work with parenthood – many even starting their own businesses to seek greater flexibility and job satisfaction by becoming their own boss. Howev...

Self Employed and Working from Home – Expenses Guide We know that many of our clients have unique and complicated situations when it comes to working from home and it is not possible to give an example...

Pillow May in action – Savage Beauty

Savage Beauty is a high-end beauty salon offering treatments and a retail space for clients wanting expert personalised skincare advice. It is based in the Wiltshire town of Devizes and was opened by owner E...

Expert view from Jessica Pillow

Read the latest from Jessica Pillow, our managing director and an influential thought leader, industry speaker, business adviser, cloud technology consultant and busy mum…