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Latest News

Don't extend off-payroll rules, Hammond urged

Chancellor warned off private sector IR35 reform, as it'll leave HMRC short-changed.

Contracting News 25th September 2017

'Disincorporation relief mustn't disappear from April'

Tax bodies say anti-limited company measures make DR more necessary, not less.

Contracting News 22nd September 2017

Freelance engineers see their numbers boom

The likes of Crossrail connects with the growing mass of engineers who want flexibility.

Contracting News 21st September 2017

Where IT contractors are currently in demand

Nine areas of the temporary IT skills market are 'hot,' even as the colder months loom.

Comment 20th September 2017

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: When to extract £20,000 winding up my 'Ltd'?

Before or after drawing up the accounts? That is the payment question of a retiring PSC.

Limited Companies 25th September 2017

Contractors' Questions: Can I contribute to a pension via my PSC?

Nest eggs come with tax savings when PSCs pay monthly into employer contributions.

Money 21st September 2017

Contractors' Questions: What if I contract for a council’s 'Ltd' contractor?

'One legislative chapter or another,' is the closest to the formula which a PSC seeks.

Public Sector Contracting 20th September 2017

Contractors' Questions: Is a broadband upgrade a claimable expense?

Light or reliant? The level of internet usage is a key to knowing if you can claim.

Expenses 19th September 2017