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Latest News

Heftier right to work penalty 'not making a difference'

Uptick in non-compliance suggests doubling the fine hasn't had the desired effect.

Contracting News 4th August 2015

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Contracting News 4th August 2015

HMRC vindicated over Accelerated Payment Notices

Taxman enters 'full collection mode' after a legal challenge to APNs fails.

Contracting News 3rd August 2015

Uber's contractor claims to be tested in UK court

The GMB union sues the ride-hailing app, believing its drivers to not be contractors.

Contracting News 3rd August 2015

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Is my contract's indemnity as bad as it sounds?

Legal aid for a techie feeling stung by a clause committing him to make good any loss.

Guide to Contracts 30th July 2015

Contractors' Questions: Do I waive my rights if I accept this IPR clause?

Solicitor senses room to negotiate but warns a web developer against being too demanding.

Guide to Contracts 28th July 2015

Contractors' Questions: Should I reject agency's 6-month lock-in clause?

Lawyer advises an IT contractor that the real question is to opt in or out.

Guide to Contracts 24th July 2015

IFA's guide to avoiding the new dividend tax

How contractors can cut their tax bills when dividend reform bites in 2016.

Money 22nd July 2015