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Latest News

Government responds to IR35 petition

Latest stance on the off-payroll rules is released, just as the tool to bed them in isn't.

IR35 News 21st February 2017

Rethink Flat Rate VAT changes, HMRC urged

Contractors seen in the collateral from April's clampdown on the popular VAT scheme.

Money News 21st February 2017

Why the Apprenticeship Levy isn't just a brolly contractor's problem

PSCs and their agents will find a new 'cornerstone' just as pointed as umbrellas.

Comment 20th February 2017

Police IT job candidate over limit at interview

Cops give wannabe techie a driving ban instead of IT support role.

Job News 17th February 2017

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Where do the off-payroll rules catch consultancies?

IR35 expert demystifies what happens from April for a PSC working alongside consultancy staff.

Public Sector Contracting 20th February 2017

Contractors' Questions: Where are the new off-payroll rules retrospective?

Lawyer spells out what the new IR35 rules say, and what could actually happen in practice.

IR35 16th February 2017

Contractors' Questions: Can an umbrella pay into my private pension?

Payroll expert provides top tips to a contractor wanting to stick to what they know.

Umbrella Companies 14th February 2017

What to do if you're declared inside IR35 on April 6th

Five steps that contractors who want to fight will take if clients rule against them.

IR35 10th February 2017