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Latest News

No curbs on highly skilled staff, vows Hammond

Chancellor reassures the banks, and other hirers worried about the talent pipeline post-Brexit.

Job News 24th October 2016

Small companies get final say on late payment tsar

Last chance to give your view on what the Small Business Commissioner must do.

Money News 24th October 2016

Computer memory stick fraudster jailed for six years

Already banned company director admits to pocketing £4.7m in reclaimed VAT.

Contracting News 20th October 2016

KPMG imposes IT contractor furlough

Accountancy firm's temporary techies to each net thousands less before Christmas.

Contracting News 19th October 2016

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Can my spouse get the £150 Xmas party exemption?

Seasonal tax tips for a PSC director wanting to repay their other half's good will.

Limited Companies 21st October 2016

Contractors' Questions: Can I supply my UK clients from Italy?

A couple of considerations ahead of his and her move to Rome.

Contracting Overseas 20th October 2016

Contractors, know how to choose an accountant

Why you'll want to ditch your tax adviser; what to look for and when to jump.

Limited Companies 19th October 2016

Contractors' Questions: What is a tax haven?

Compliance expert joins a friendly dispute between a PSC and his accountant.

Contracting Overseas 17th October 2016