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Latest News

Heads HMRC wins on status, tails contractors lose

A light-hearted look at HMRC’s stance on status, and how it can all change like the flip of a coin.

Comment 28th June 2017

What the election result means for contractor finances

How dividends, IR35 and other taxing areas are affected by yesterday's Tory-DUP deal.

Comment 27th June 2017

IR35 challenger to draw up complaints list

Where the off-payroll rules should be fought, and why, to be itemised and assessed.

IR35 News 26th June 2017

Hiring blunders 'costing UK plc billions'

Stage-by-stage: the litany of errors that are commonly made when end-users recruit.

Job News 23rd June 2017

Latest Guides

IR35: Substitution

Solicitor Jonathan Wright continues his rewrite of ContractorUK's section on IR35 status factors.

IR35 28th June 2017

Contractors' Questions: Is my CV too long?

Friday's free seminar looks ideal for a contractor trying to show off yesteryear's achievements.

CV Guides 27th June 2017

Contractors' Questions: Will going direct breach the non-compete clause?

Wording about bypassing is the key to getting around legal bother.

Guide to Contracts 26th June 2017

Contractors' Questions: What's the NHS's IR35 policy on PSCs?

IR35 expert gives the health service's current status on limited company workers.

Public Sector Contracting 22nd June 2017