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Latest News

Contractors' clients to get new IR35 guidance

Latest IR35 Forum promised fresh advice, fewer meetings and 250 enquiries at a time.

IR35 News 1st April 2015

When a few IR35 updates come along almost at once

Two new frameworks + four official moves = IR35 (and the Forum) going nowhere.

Comment 1st April 2015

IR35 is why contractors won't want Entrepreneurs' Relief removed

Inside IR35 contractors will be relieved that Osborne retained Entrepreneurs' Relief.

Comment 31st March 2015

Growth in financial technology investment fastest in Europe

UK and Ireland accounted for 42 per cent of the total European investment in Fintech. 

Contracting News 30th March 2015

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Do recruiters require my address and UTR?

Reassurance for an IT contractor whose employment intermediary wants his personal details.

Guide To Agencies 31st March 2015

Contractors’ Questions: Do I need business use for my car insurance?

Top tips on getting covered when contractors drive to and from a client’s site. 

Expenses 27th March 2015

Contractors’ Questions: Is my early termination an unfair dismissal?

Legal aid for a stung IT contractor sizing up a right he doesn’t have.

Guide to Contracts 26th March 2015

Contractors, beware the wrongful trading rules

Your company being in distress doesn’t discharge you from your duties as its director.

MVL 26th March 2015