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Latest News

Staff body backs worker tax arrangements probe

A pledge to explore differing tax treatment where the work is the same is welcomed.

Job News 1st December 2016

IR35 changes: Gird your loins, but don't panic

Rumours of the death of public sector PSC contracting are being greatly exaggerated.

Comment 30th November 2016

When I met chancellor Hammond after AS 2016

Working on how our sector is perceived could pay a different kind of dividend.

Comment 30th November 2016

Hammond's AS 2016 'a bit of a yawn' on avoidance

Sheer weight of £450m in avoidance measures explains one adviser's fatiguing feeling.

Contracting News 29th November 2016

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: How to get paid if my client's in Australia?

Being located Down Under doesn't put those who owe you out of reach.

Contracting Overseas 2nd December 2016

Contractors' Questions: Does converting my pay into pounds incur VAT?

Currency expert recommends exchanging umbrellas to get a more open one.

Contracting Overseas 1st December 2016

Contractors' Questions: What will a health check via my company cover?

Private medical pointers for a PSC eyeing chiropractic and X-ray services.

Limited Companies 29th November 2016

Contractors Questions How to tell good agencies from bad?

Eight characteristics you'll want your next recruiter to have (and eight you won't).

Guide To Agencies 28th November 2016