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Latest News

Why IT contractor demand is set for continued growth

A lack of capacity and skills is auspicious if you're one of seven types of IT contractor.

Comment 4th March 2015

Digital badges end the need to pinpoint CV lies

Honesty will be the only policy if a new virtual certification system becomes compulsory.

Job News 3rd March 2015

'Jihadi John' unmasked as a stellar IT salesman

Isis killer is an ex-computer programmer who has a knack for sales and holds a 2:2. 

Job News 3rd March 2015

Private sector suppliers win 30-day payment term

A tightening up to a payment code should help small firms, even if it is only voluntary.

Contracting News 2nd March 2015

Latest Guides

How contractors can avoid imminent RTI penalties

Stop yourself sleepwalking into automatic month-on-month fines from Friday.

Money 4th March 2015

Contractors' Questions: What now that HMRC says I’m inside IR35?

Legal expert spells out the options for a 'Ltd' caught by the Intermediaries legislation.

IR35 2nd March 2015

IT contractors' guide to pre-employment screening

How to handle increasingly tough pre-contract and background checks in 2015.

Contractor Jobs Guide 25th February 2015

How new EU VAT rules might cost contractors

A tumultuous few months for the place of supply rules -- and penalties haven't even bitten yet.

VAT 25th February 2015