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Latest News

Tribunal tackles 'control' in false self-employment

A tax case offers a 'useful indicator' of passing, or failing, the April legislation's control test.


Contracting News 31st July 2014

IT sector's innovative SMEs called to compete

Techies invited to dust off recession-hit ideas in return for up to £2m in R&D funds.

Contracting News 31st July 2014

OTS begins employment status review

Contractors to get a say on the dividing line between employed and self-employed.

Contracting News 30th July 2014

IT candidates 'in the clear' if summer hiring slows

Recruiter rejects that IT hiring is set to relax because candidates are all on holiday.

Contracting News 29th July 2014

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: How to fill in confirmation of arrangements template?

More is never less when it comes to spelling out how your working practice isn't caught by IR35.

IR35 30th July 2014

Contractors' Questions: Can I go 'Ltd' on a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa?

Legal expert tells a migrant the hoops to jump through to become a UK contractor. 

Limited Companies 28th July 2014

What IT contractors get asked at interview

The inside track on curveball, competency and conversational questions.

Guide To Interviews 23rd July 2014

Contractors' Questions: Is an estimate the same as a quote?

Expert helps a contractor whose 'Plan B' client wants more than just an idea on costs.

Successful Contracting 21st July 2014