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Latest News

Contractors' prospects set to plateau in 2015

Take-home pay is one of the few positives for the increasingly cautious contract workforce.  

Contracting News 30th January 2015

Tax officer jailed for fleecing HMRC out of £86,000

A month behind bars for every year she stole from the public purse goes to a female tax official.

Money News 29th January 2015

'Rates to remain flat for IT support and testing contractors'

London's daily IT pay divides into the lucrative, the flat and the long-term static. 

Contracting News 27th January 2015

Contractors' Questions: How are daily IT rates faring in 2015?

What 21 IT contractor skills are worth -- this year and last.

Market Reports 27th January 2015

Latest Guides

Contractors' Questions: Must their invoice be paid even if we've shut?

Debt specialist says a liability may still exist, in contractual if not practical terms.

Money 29th January 2015

Contractors' 2015 financial calendar - Q1 & beyond

Your dreams and obligations may be poles apart, but knowing when to act is the key to both.

Money 28th January 2015

A contractor's guide to year-end tax planning

Ten tax-saving steps limited company contractors should consider taking before April 6th.

Limited Companies 28th January 2015

Contractors' Questions: What if the client threatens to ignore my notice period?

Contractual tips for a techie who expected extension, not taunts about sudden termination.

Guide to Contracts 23rd January 2015