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Latest News

Private sector IR35 reform: what if it happens on Wednesday?

Just because our sector can manage, it’ll be remiss of the government if it repeats its mistakes.

Comment 17th November 2017

Where HMRC has missed an opportunity on disguised remuneration

Four fundamental wrongs in a new settlement plan make it unacceptable to contractors.

ebt 16th November 2017

Autumn Budget 2017: what contractors can expect

The 22nd isn't just about IR35, as Hammond tends to hit PSCs on multiple fronts.

Comment 15th November 2017

What's really happened to IT contracting since IR35 changed

My half-year assessment of IR35 in the public sector is in -- and it doesn't look very good.

Comment 15th November 2017

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Will MTD feature in the Autumn Budget?

Expert helps a contractor fearing an imminent digital tax account update.

Successful Contracting 16th November 2017

Contractors' Questions: When is a training course tax-deductible?

Contractor confused by what the rub is with tax training rules gets the lowdown.

Training 14th November 2017

Contractors' Questions: Do umbrella companies have to offer insurance?

Required or a bonus, asks a permie wanting cover before committing to contracting.

Umbrella Companies 2nd November 2017

How contractors can succeed, not cringe, at self-marketing

A guide on promoting oneself as a self-respecting consultant, averse to US-inspired tripe.

Successful Contracting 1st November 2017