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Latest News

Goldman Sachs tells techies to unbutton

A code of a different kind is updated at the IT offices of the 148-year-old bank.

Job News 21st July 2017

Another AWR expert reminds of contractors' rights

Rules from 2011 still stumping many, but it's up to recruiters to 'take the lead.'

Contracting News 20th July 2017

Contractors, know what umbrella companies charge you

Get to grips with your brolly's deductions and fees so you're covered, not cross.

Comment 19th July 2017

Concern over Taylor's impact on contractors persists

Review boss's reassurance fails to ease fears that contractors could still be hit.

Contracting News 19th July 2017

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Would being inside IR35 preclude mileage claims?

Step-by-step approach required, before gauging if mileage claims are off-limits.

IR35 20th July 2017

Contractors' Questions: Can agencies grant equal treatment before week 12?

'Reputation-conscious recruiters can avoid AWR admin by equalising you on day one.'

Agency Workers Regulations 14th July 2017

Contractor's guide to contracting in France

Your four-way pass to freelancing across the channel (expires 2019).

Contracting Overseas 13th July 2017

Contractors' Questions: What to do before work for a US firm begins?

Tips on compliance for a techie trying to strike a balance that doesn't exist.

Contracting Overseas 13th July 2017