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Latest News

One-man bands need banks to change, says IPSE

Contractor body joins the other small business champions taking on the banks.

Contracting News 1st September 2014

Government's IT ideas scheme falls a fifth short

Public and private tie-up contracts come in millions shy of the chancellor's goal.

Contracting News 1st September 2014

Lords to quiz industry leaders about digital skills

'Fast and furious' inquiry calls internet, business and consultancy experts to give evidence.

Contracting News 29th August 2014

Secure websites and apps eye BSI Kitemark

The age-old stamp of quality and safety has been updated for the digital age.

Contracting News 29th August 2014

Latest Guides

A guide to maternity pay for IT contractors

Exercising your maternity or paternity rights as an umbrella or limited company worker.

Successful Contracting 27th August 2014

Contractors' Questions: Should I pass up this offshore loan scheme?

Tax investigations expert agrees that 'non-DOTAS' doesn’t mean 'non-risky.'

Successful Contracting 21st August 2014

Contractors' Questions: How to split my IT company tax-efficiently?

The options for a techie whose business has an investment offer out of the blue.

Limited Companies 20th August 2014

Contractors' Questions: Must my visa sponsor be my direct employer?

Solicitor lets down a wannabe UK techie wanting a workaround to immigration rules.

Successful Contracting 19th August 2014