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Latest News

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

Pressured clients seek specific contractor relief

End-users want freelancers' niches to help navigate today’s perfect storm.

Contracting News 22nd May 2017

Party manifestos 2017: what contractors are promised

The big three's key pledges to 'Ltd' workers and contracting.

Contracting News 19th May 2017

IT contractors get the blues over Brexit

70% of techies want to leave since 'Leave,' and half as many are put off their own IT biz.

Contracting News 18th May 2017

Latest Guides

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

Contractors' Questions: How to freelance in Germany on the side?

What a web developer should do to add to his 9-to-5 overseas.

Contracting Overseas 18th May 2017

Contractors’ Questions: Is it tax efficient to put private health insurance through your limited company?

Contractor accountant advises on the best way for contractors to pay for their private health insurance.

Limited Companies 12th May 2017