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Latest News

Freelance engineers see their numbers boom

The likes of Crossrail connects with the growing mass of engineers who want flexibility.

Contracting News 21st September 2017

Where IT contractors are currently in demand

Nine areas of the temporary IT skills market are 'hot,' even as the colder months loom.

Comment 20th September 2017

Ad watchdog rips up income trust's adverts

IR35 solution provider hit by the ASA, as its marketing claims are branded 'misleading.'

Contracting News 19th September 2017

Simon Dolan launches new contractor accountancy firm

The founder of SJD Accountancy returns, offering an IR35-inspired model for contractors.

Contracting News 18th September 2017

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Can I contribute to a pension via my PSC?

Nest eggs come with tax savings when PSCs pay monthly into employer contributions.

Money 21st September 2017

Contractors' Questions: What if I contract for a council’s 'Ltd' contractor?

'One legislative chapter or another,' is the closest to the formula which a PSC seeks.

Public Sector Contracting 20th September 2017

Contractors' Questions: Is a broadband upgrade a claimable expense?

Light or reliant? The level of internet usage is a key to knowing if you can claim.

Expenses 19th September 2017

Contractors' Questions: Any travel expenses as a brolly on a job inside IR35?

Only a few options, including the unspeakable, for an ex-PSC at a local authority that's not local.

Expenses 14th September 2017