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Latest News

Four IT predictions for 2015

Technology next year -- social business, omnichannel and the end of traditional files?

Comment 19th December 2014

Umbrellas wary about the end of dispensations

Brollies are unsure that simplification is the sole effect of dispensations dying. 

Contracting News 19th December 2014

Government proposal to claw back millions by banning tax relief on travel expenses

New discussion paper outlines 'potential ways forward' to recover lost tax. 

Contracting News 18th December 2014

Top 10 data disasters of 2014

An ex-IT contractor and a livid client are among a data recovery firm’s ‘best’ call-outs.

Contracting News 17th December 2014

Latest Guides

A Guide to Hiring a Contractor

Thinking of hiring a contractor? Here's some hints and tips on how to go about doing so. 

Jobs Guides 18th December 2014

Don’t dismiss your ‘Ltd’ when contracting abroad

Limited companies may face a liability overseas, but they’re never off-limits. 

Limited Companies 17th December 2014

Contractors’ Questions: Which lender’s best for adding a permie to my mortgage?

IFA: Don’t expect your current lender to trump the rest; shop around or specialise.

Money 15th December 2014

Contractors’ Questions: How to pay no tax on the Christmas party?

Boozy contractor told the efficient way to blow a bigger budget than usual, now or at New Year. 

Limited Companies 12th December 2014