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Latest News

Osborne deluged with last-minute Budget wishlists

Chancellor receives conflicting appeals on IR35 ahead of tomorrow's Budget.

Contracting News 7th July 2015

Number of UK IT work permits surges 56%

Accountant counts the most non-EU techies entering the UK since the recession's end

Job News 7th July 2015

What Summer Budget 2015 might mean for your money

How the second red box of 2015 could help or hinder your personal finances.

Comment 6th July 2015

What a brolly boss wants from Osborne

Separating the wheat from the chaff would help tackle the questions deficit.

Comment 2nd July 2015

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: How to get paid if the client has been taken ill?

Debt recovery expert reminds that being sympathetic doesn't mean rolling over.

Successful Contracting 6th July 2015

Contractors' Questions: Can my company pay to fit out my home office?

The least-taxing way for 'Ltd' contractors to furnish a room dedicated to business.

Limited Companies 3rd July 2015

Capital Gains Tax: a timely guide for contractors

What contractors need to know about CGT ahead of possible reforms next week.

Money 1st July 2015

Contractors' Questions: Which form to fill in so a US client can pay me?

The least taxing way for UK Ltds – ‘foreign entities’ – to receive their fees from the States.

Contracting Overseas 25th June 2015