Labour vows to hit big firms that leave their small suppliers in the financial lurch.
Labour and Tories start tax talk, as a status review and post-election Budget are mooted.
Contractor sector in 'great danger' of off-payroll problems becoming permanent.
CEBR: Limited companies face three times more in MTD costs than the government claims.
How limiting your income can be more financially rewarding than it sounds.
A common status scenario we've seen since April 6th, and what to do about it.
Agencies worrying; clients double-checking, PSCs refusing and the ESS changing.
Uncertainty and unskilled, nervy permies are playing into the hands of IT contractors.
New savings account a 'step in the right direction', but beware the pitfall, says IPSE.
And other tales...so hirers will do more for you than just read your beginning, middle and end.
'More non-permies on premiums, and fewer having rates cut than pre-EU vote.'
'Be ready for HMRC’s challenge if your outside IR35 result hinges on ESS question five.'
Separating fact from fiction about what's now here -- IR35 reform in the public sector.
Revenue recommits to the results of the ESS, following claims they are in doubt.
PSCs behind the ESS quit over IR35 fears, sign-posting a 'bumpy road' for the Revenue.
Taxman tackles a 'contractor' arrangement that disguises income as loyalty points.
Two steps to take before Thursday if you've already been deemed inside IR35.
Getting to grips with how a brolly operates is the key to avoiding any nasty surprises.
Digital imaging boosts the prospects (and clearing times) of paper payments.
Off-payroll angst hits fever pitch on the health service, as compulsion replaces choice.
Recruiters ask MPs if next week's IR35 reform is a baby too big for its pram.
Eight areas where the ESS falls down and needs fixing.
Chancellor's concession is welcomed, but reservations remain over MTD's cost, timing and use.
A real disruptor for their organisation is just a fortnight away, say nine in 10 officers.
April showers on PSCs make payroll firms' pensions a tax shelter worth exploring.
Final set of April 6th rules outlaws clients from making blanket IR35 assessments.
Will April's IR35 legislation leave more PSCs in its wake than last April's T&S rules?
Red-faced chancellor shreds his plan to raid freelancers from 2019.
Get the official word on whether you’re a limited cost trader, and likely to pay more VAT.
Convert to a brolly and so pay more tax than inside IR35, or be gone, PSCs told.
Almost all contractors fear walking out before April will hurt taxpayer-funded bodies.
Get tailored help on the off-payroll rules, to work out what 23 days’ time means for you.
Budget's biggest windfall is by setting the break-evens at £2,000, £8,667 and £10,092.
Theresa May's intervention is welcomed, yet up to £700 more in Class 4 is still incoming.
Varying levels of outcry reflect varying levels of tax, but your new liability is capped at £1,143.
Planning, info and advice are the best triple-lock to protect against Hammond's squeeze.
£3,000 hike in PSCs' taxable income seen as a lesser evil than extending off-payroll rules.
Philip Hammond delivers his first Budget, to prepare Britain for a 'fairer' future.
IFA: Will the chancellor strike the right (or wrong) notes for your personal finances?
Budget 2017 fears compel the first commercial outfit to begin banishing 'Ltd' workers.
'Courts have already ruled against the flawed approach that HMRC is still evolving.'
Another expert says PSCs with commercial clients could be brought into scope on Wednesday.
Contractors should look (at these figures) before they leap into an umbrella company before April 6th.
Check your status for tax, invites HMRC, opening the ESS -- in all but name.
Fee-payers must decide PSCs’ status before using the later than promised ESS.
The options are unfortunately few and far between for PSCs owed at least £250,000.
Local government leaders team up to push IR35 reforms back until October.
The key announcements that brolly users and PSCs will hear from Hammond.
Bosses' Brexit concerns allayed, as more 'exceptional' techies are due in from overseas.
Scepticism about the late payments tsar remerges, just as its debut is set in stone.
Beeb investigation finding ‘unfairness’ hailed as grounds to close all brollies.
Cautious chancellor unlikely to move off-payroll rule liability, but a 'duty of care' is feasible.
South Pacific’s 'tech and innovation capital' offers IT candidates a career trip of a life-time.
No tax software inside most small ventures will make MTD a hard slog, survey suggests.
Off-payroll techies at Guy's & St Thomas' say a £16.5m project will grind to a halt when they quit.
Latest stance on the off-payroll rules is released, just as the tool to bed them in isn't.
Contractors seen in the collateral from April's clampdown on the popular VAT scheme.
PSCs and their agents will find a new 'cornerstone' just as pointed as umbrellas.
Cops give wannabe techie a driving ban instead of IT support role.
1,700 'Ltd' workers to leave the government sector within the next seven weeks.
New series on what agencies make of public sector IR35 reform starts with this Q&A.
How the public sector might look to IT contractors in a few months' time.
Half a dozen new ways for commerce to flow are already changing industries.
January was buoyant, but dry if you wanted to cash-in on IT temp shortages.
HMRC hints at a let-off, saying your e-account will only cost you hundreds, not thousands.
Off-payroll rules seen as a springboard for HMRC to investigate contracts before April.
'Aggressive tree-shaking' exercise at DE&S, as PSCs are told to comply (somehow) or get out.
To have an IR35 review, or not have an IR35 review? That is the question, as new rules loom.
Personal service companies facing April’s IR35 changes are among those handed an official guide.
What we should've said about where we are now on appealing IR35 from April.
Not even 10 out of 26,000 petitions have made a difference, figures indicate.
And the two 'not so hot' temporary IT specialists who might struggle this year.
More than 16,000 people are objecting to the IR35 changes in the public sector.
'Best Client' of 2016 exports hundreds of tech roles overseas.
IPSE tells contractors how to avoid IR35 reform affecting Q1 take-home pay.
Wholly ludicrous: 10 items HMRC scoffed at before rejecting.
Just 70 days to go until public bodies and agents must be up and running with a new IR35.
'Stick to who you know' seems to prevail, when 'what you know' is under threat.
Who's won what and what they'd like to say in return for your vote.
Hi-tech sector speaks of delight and desperation, as it rips off the PM’s 'helping hand.'
At-a-glance: the blueprint to 'create more highly skilled, highly paid opportunities.'
Late payers the likely cause of a still 'stubbornly high' VAT debt mountain.
Tech entrepreneur tries to compute the PM's Davos pledge on IT leadership.
Are they supplying people or services? Or both? IR35 expert reveals what you need to ask.
City transport body bars 'Ltd' workers, as it moves to 'do its duty' and protect itself.
Introducing the Employment Status Service -- the new name for HMRC's IR35 test.
Technical personnel much sharper with tax returns than their info colleagues.
Panel of MPs joins chorus calling for a delay, at least to '2019/20, possibly later.'
Business lobby accused of crying wolf, as figures show annual cap has never bitten.
'Anti-contracting' chancellor readies two Budgets, ahead of his new Spring Statement.
Arkarius and Optionis team up to create a single contractor services giant with 40,000 clients.
Jobs report shows 2016 finished in relative strength for IT contractors.
Buy-to-letters will duck the old chancellor's tax by incorporating for new purchases.
Sir David Metcalf appointed to punish the rogues and protect the reputable.
2017 trends report says machine learning, IoT and streaming will grab the spotlight.
When self-assessors try the ridiculous to avoid being penalised.
Your invitation to become the next Candy Crush creators.
We look forward to keeping you up-to-date with all the latest contractor news throughout 2017.
Shuddering at the thought of ‘quarterly accounting’ is fine; not prepping for it isn’t.