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Latest News

HR staff fear for public bodies over IR35 change

A real disruptor for their organisation is just a fortnight away, say nine in 10 officers.

IR35 News 23rd March 2017

So you want to save tax using an umbrella company pension?

April showers on PSCs make payroll firms' pensions a tax shelter worth exploring.

Comment 22nd March 2017

'Reasonable care' clause put into new IR35 legislation

Final set of April 6th rules outlaws clients from making blanket IR35 assessments.

IR35 News 21st March 2017

Why 1,796 defunct PSCs may be just the start

Will April's IR35 legislation leave more PSCs in its wake than last April's T&S rules?

Comment 20th March 2017

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Do offshore rules stop agencies engaging me?

Why UK employment intermediary regs may be keeping a non-UK PSC at bay.

Contracting Overseas 24th March 2017

Contractors' Questions: Is brolly PAYE the same as agency PAYE?

How Pay-As-You-Earn fluctuates between umbrellas, recruiters and end-users.

Umbrella Companies 23rd March 2017

Umbrella or PSC inside IR35: which is better?

Post-April 6th and where IR35 applies to your public sector role, the winner is...

Public Sector Contracting 22nd March 2017

Contractors' Questions: Do IR35 reforms cover indirect rail project suppliers?

Status help for a PSC stuck on whether his client’s client makes the off-payroll rules apply.

Public Sector Contracting 21st March 2017