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Latest News

'Sex ban' IT consultant loses in court

Former techie still forced to tell police 24 hours before he wants to have sex.

Contracting News 26th August 2016

Droves of IT firms in a muddle over contracts

Written agreements continue to stump (and sting) hundreds of thousands of tiny traders.

Contracting News 25th August 2016

Digital tax plan lost on almost half of tiny firms

And even those who know about it say HMRC isn't providing enough information.

Contracting News 23rd August 2016

Lack of details may delay LISA launch

An information shortage seems to make April 6th a tall order for LISA providers.

Money News 23rd August 2016

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Can brollies take unused expenses out of pay?

April rule changes let umbrellas swallow leftovers from your food expenses pot.

Umbrella Companies 25th August 2016

Top IT contractor training courses: Brexit Special

Non-EU nations have spent the first half of 2016 looking to get tech certified in

Training 24th August 2016

Contractors' Questions: Can non UK-residents work in England if already in Ireland?

Expert tax tips on getting started, for an IT contractor feeling the lure of London.

Contracting Overseas 24th August 2016

Contractors' Questions: What if the rate I was extended on is reneged?

Legal aid for a contractor who rejected a rival's higher rate after spotting it in his renewed contract.

Guide to Contracts 18th August 2016