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Latest News

Recruiters ask Theresa May for three changes

'Remove AWD, stop EU interference and distinguish contractors from temps.'

Contracting News 28th July 2016

Government approves IR35 changes from April

Treasury says Budget 2016's rewrite of IR35 for the public sector will go ahead.

IR35 News 27th July 2016

Taxman pays out £1.9m for causing firm to fail

The latest of two HMRC blunders with business people has devastating effects.

Money News 26th July 2016

Disguised remuneration users get relief tempter

Extra four months will entice EBT and loan scheme contractors to settle, hopes HMRC.

ebt 25th July 2016

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: How to prepare for April’s IR35 changes?

What contractors, agents and clients can do before the public sector has a new IR35.

IR35 28th July 2016

Contractors' IR35 calendar: 2016/17

At-a-glance: the big IR35 or contractor events and when they're happening.

IR35 27th July 2016

Contractors' Questions: Should I stop work until my invoices are paid?

Debt expert has two instant ideas for a contractor whose client never instantly pays.

Money 26th July 2016

Contractors' Questions: Can I retain client in Italy but supply from UK?

Payment tips for an aspiring sole trader who's chosen Blighty as his new base.

Contracting Overseas 21st July 2016