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Latest News

IT company fronted £500,000 work permit scam

'Scandal' as hundreds of UK work visas get issued for IT contracts that didn't exist.

Contracting News 31st October 2014

Study claims to have bust web developer myths

Digital workers emerge as less closed off and casual than the stereotype.

Job News 31st October 2014

HMRC pays record sum to tax informants

Hundreds of people a day chasing up to £1,000 a time for tipping off the taxman.

Money News 30th October 2014

Contractors, be wary of HMRC’s power to raid accounts

It's not out to get them, but DRD may have a sting in its tail for umbrella and PSC users.

Comment 29th October 2014

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Is IR35 a risk due to how I’ll log expenses?

An employee-style system for reimbursing is far from ideal for an outside IR35 position.

IR35 30th October 2014

How contractor pensions are being shaken up

IFA: A raft of radical pension rule changes is ready for contractors to jump upon.

Money 29th October 2014

Contractors' Questions: Will moving our IT to the cloud be taxing?

Accounting tips for a tech company hoping to save by upgrading to SaaS.

Limited Companies 20th October 2014

How to save tax on your contractor life insurance

Your family and company will be the beneficiaries of a Relevant Life Policy.

Insurance 20th October 2014