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Latest News

More caution sounded over a new type of 'Ltd'

Osborne increasingly being told a Freelancer Limited Company isn't a necessity.

Contracting News 27th November 2014

Autumn Statement 2014 – Contractors' Wishlist

Three things every IT contractor will be hoping for on December 3rd.

Comment 26th November 2014

Free courses on digital business go live

Digital Academy launches with the backing of industry, academics and the PM.

Contracting News 25th November 2014

Government appoints 'tsar' for contractors

Millions of people who work for themselves win a voice in the prime minister's ear.

Contracting News 25th November 2014

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Can I net IT contracts via Tier 2 general visa?

The four hoops an aspiring IT contractor must jump through to have his own brand.

Successful Contracting 26th November 2014

Contractors' Questions: Would commuting cost me less as a 'Ltd' company?

Expenses aid for a would-be contractor feeling stung by the travel costs of a new opportunity.

Expenses 21st November 2014

Contractors' Questions: How to be tax-efficient when IT contracting in the US?

Compliance expert helps an IT contractor eyeing a project across the pond.

Contracting Overseas 20th November 2014

Don't rely on recruiters for contracting abroad advice

IT contracting in Switzerland is less costly than one agency would have you believe.

Contracting Overseas 19th November 2014