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Latest News

IR35 reforms 'forcing PSCs into early retirement'

Significant number of contractors have 'thrown in the towel' since April 6th.

IR35 News 25th May 2017

Almost two months in, IR35 reform is still chaotic

Unhappy anniversary: the woeful way April's off-payroll rules are playing out.

Comment 25th May 2017

Why contractors should never write-off LinkedIn

LinkedIn -- is it really useful or just another social media platform?

Comment 24th May 2017

Hard Brexit 'could cost IT sector £5.2bn a year'

Or £2.6bn in the 'best-case scenario' -- IT services continuing to flow unhindered.

Job News 23rd May 2017

Latest Guides

Contractors’ Questions: If IR35 applies, do T&S rules disallow expenses?

HMRC backs an expert in deeming its regs to cover an umbrella contractor.

IR35 26th May 2017

Best-paying networking certifications of 2017

What this year's five most flush network contractors have written on their CVs.

Training 24th May 2017

Contractors' Questions: Is this a workaround to the new IR35 rules?

No fix for a developer eyeing a charity that may (or may not) be applying April's regs.

IR35 23rd May 2017

Contractors' Questions: Will HMRC investigate if I move to Flat Rate VAT?

The latest on what IR35 inspectors look for doesn’t extend to tax tweaks.

IR35 22nd May 2017