All News

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

Sep 19, 2017

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

Sep 18, 2017

Chancellor called to let latecomers to contracting access pension pots to help their start-up.

Sep 18, 2017

Less than 70 days to go to see if private sector IR35 reform is real, proposed or incoming.

Sep 15, 2017

'Moonlighters' and 'ghosts' appear to be behind a six-month spike in VAT enforcement.

Sep 14, 2017

That image you like of you is just so cool. But what does your target audience make of it?

Sep 13, 2017

'Second longest act of its kind, which reforms contracting, isn't the chancellor's fault.'

Sep 12, 2017

Rate premiums to be had, especially for six IT contractors willing to jump ship.

Sep 11, 2017

ICO agrees to no hauling over the coals (initially), and issues 12 steps to get GDPR-ready.

Sep 7, 2017

Fairness and honesty questions posed, but HMRC has a £474million answer.

Sep 5, 2017

Contractors are not the target --'for once' -- of a HMRC criminal prosecution threat.

Sep 4, 2017

Ahead of next year's £3,000 cutback, remember that even a little excess can be illegal.

Sep 1, 2017

Complaints prompt Unite to 'tar all brollies with the same brush', and demand a ban.

Aug 31, 2017

Bedding in, not rolling out, is what HMRC’s latest IR35 language speaks to.

Aug 31, 2017

Chancellor tipped to tour the north, just as taxpayers tell the Treasury what he should do.

Aug 29, 2017

Taxpayer-funded employment probe paid one employer about £50,000.

Aug 29, 2017

'Get real,' blasts a judge, declaring Dragons' Den-style business plans as unnecessary to be 'self-employed.'

Aug 25, 2017

Revealed: why contracting in IT is growing at almost twice the rate of IT employment.

Aug 24, 2017

Only a matter of time until the off-payroll rules are rolled out to cover all PSCs.

Aug 23, 2017

Hundreds of temporary techies get their marching orders, as banks' cutbacks kick in.

Aug 22, 2017

Hypocrisy, confusion and disguised remuneration make up a busy tax month.

Aug 22, 2017

But the significant albeit small dip doesn't apply to freelance opportunities.

Aug 21, 2017

Half the extra tax taken when SMEs get investigated is from VAT non-compliance.

Aug 21, 2017

HMRC's denials of change might still not convince non-rocket scientist contractors.

Aug 18, 2017

'Inevitable' roll-out of April’s IR35 reforms worry half of contractors.

Aug 17, 2017

Techies in business-as-usual mode about the UK's exit, before a post-2019 bounce.

Aug 17, 2017

Reassurance (of sorts) for those whose designs or creations are protected.

Aug 15, 2017

Campaigner concedes that the courts might not be how IR35 gets changed.

Aug 14, 2017

A million individuals reportedly hounded by £100 penalties, over and over again.

Aug 14, 2017

Legal proceedings against IT security researchers are how to put the pubic at risk.

Aug 11, 2017

Record low in optimism blamed on Brexit, the off-payroll rules and the rules’ feared extension.

Aug 10, 2017

Taxman not denying using private firms to get around rules he made for public bodies.

Aug 9, 2017

Three new online sessions by the taxman aim to demystify Value Added Tax.

Aug 9, 2017

The traditionally challenging 'holiday month' was buoyant for IT contractors.

Aug 8, 2017

EU privacy rule incoming to protect Britain in the digital age.

Aug 8, 2017

Temporary techies say Brexit deal must keep Britain in the single market.

Aug 7, 2017

They think it’s all over! It will be by the 11th, when the season starts. Join now!

Aug 4, 2017

Contracting group firms up its concerns about replacing the category of 'worker.'

Aug 2, 2017

What to consider before 'joining the dark side,' by an IT contractor who’s been tempted.

Aug 1, 2017

And even half of those who aren't, don’t know how big their pension pot is -- survey.

Aug 1, 2017

Insolvency Service counts the fallout from the 'one-off' event that keeps killing 'Ltds.'

Jul 31, 2017

Agency body backs a bid to answer the 'open question' of what Brexit means for techies.

Jul 31, 2017

A new report considering new regulation for umbrellas reads as an 'A-Z' of agency abuse.

Jul 28, 2017

IT companies are the only SME traders to defy Brexit’s savings-sapping effect.

Jul 27, 2017

July's key to getting self-assessing right, but there's three areas you typically get wrong.

Jul 26, 2017

Adviser to contractors factors in 16.5% on VAT, plus the loss of the 5% rule.

Jul 25, 2017

Treasury told off over its alarm about relieving expenses when employers won't.

Jul 24, 2017

The South Yorkshire city is home to more late-paying clients than anywhere else.

Jul 24, 2017

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

Jul 21, 2017

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

Jul 20, 2017

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

Jul 19, 2017

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

Jul 19, 2017

Agencies telling a 'familiar story' -- IR35 issues dragging their public sector results.

Jul 18, 2017

Mindset more important than any one measure, says a tax blueprint for business soloists.

Jul 18, 2017

Government puts the loss of a £3,000 dividend tax shelter back on the books. 

Jul 17, 2017

'Genuine alarm' compels officials to dilute and delay quarterly tax reporting.

Jul 17, 2017

Nine-month probe into modern work criticised as 'timid', praised as 'positive'.

Jul 12, 2017

Over 30 corporation tax ideas tabled to help single-director companies.

Jul 11, 2017

New guidelines go live, for those accused of re-running the ESS until it says 'outside.'

Jul 10, 2017

'One-man bands should get another go, not a fine, if their foray into digital accounts flops.'

Jul 10, 2017

Growth in temporary IT billings cools, albeit only from its May high.

Jul 7, 2017

Murray Group at the Supreme Court is a triumph for the taxman, but will he regret it?

Jul 6, 2017

Contractor hoping to take on the off-payroll rules raises over £11,000 in just three weeks.

Jul 6, 2017

'Outrageous' ploy, as agencies covertly force PSCs to indemnify them against IR35 losses.

Jul 5, 2017

Temporary techies among those increasingly challenging decisions by HMRC.

Jul 4, 2017

What EBTs (and you) should keep in mind about the Rangers case, ahead of Wednesday's ruling.

Jul 3, 2017

IT contractor on the cusp of enough funds to wave through a legal attack on the off-payroll rules.

Jun 30, 2017

Fresh curbs on the perk when selling a company are 'part of general squeeze' on PSCs.

Jun 29, 2017

A light-hearted look at HMRC’s stance on status, and how it can all change like the flip of a coin.

Jun 28, 2017

How dividends, IR35 and other taxing areas are affected by yesterday's Tory-DUP deal.

Jun 27, 2017

Where the off-payroll rules should be fought, and why, to be itemised and assessed.

Jun 26, 2017

Stage-by-stage: the litany of errors that are commonly made when end-users recruit.

Jun 23, 2017

Plus, the six other areas you need to know about if you're a contractor now, and over the next two years.

Jun 22, 2017

Chancellor receives his first submission for the post-election Budget he threatened.

Jun 21, 2017

Fraudsters 'disproportionately targeting' people who run their own limited company.

Jun 20, 2017

As Brexit talks begin, the chancellor's agenda tallies with the contractor sector's.

Jun 19, 2017

Survey says it wants techies to tell-all about UK-EU threats and opportunities.

Jun 19, 2017

Fraudster family sent down for a decade each for their 'flexible attitude' to HMRC rules.

Jun 16, 2017

More non-EU staff than ever before are securing IT work in Britain.

Jun 15, 2017

'Recruiters are wrong to deduct student loan repayments from IR35-caught 'Ltd' contractors.'

Jun 14, 2017

Uncertainty amid May's EU deal could help some contractors with their own negotiations.

Jun 13, 2017

One breed of worker is ideally suited to today's turbulent conditions, hirers reminded.

Jun 13, 2017

Cash pledges wanted, to help take the taxman’s 'iniquitous' off-payroll rules to court.

Jun 12, 2017

Amid 'political limbo,' the contractor sector reveals why it helped give the PM a bloody nose.

Jun 9, 2017

Most predict a boost for contractors; others aren't so sure and foresee 'devastation.'

Jun 8, 2017

Contractors speak up about which political party -- and leader -- deserves their cross.

Jun 7, 2017

May saw demand for temporary IT skills leap to a level unseen since April 2015.

Jun 6, 2017

McDonnel matches Hammond by promising a post-election Budget.

Jun 5, 2017

Strangling a golden egg-laying goose? That's what the state is doing to contractors -- IPSE.

Jun 5, 2017

Health officials admit their stance on the off-payroll rules was 'not accurate.'

Jun 1, 2017

Two specialist IT contractors lead the pack of precise tech skills that clients need.

May 30, 2017

Significant number of contractors have 'thrown in the towel' since April 6th.

May 25, 2017

Unhappy anniversary: the woeful way April's off-payroll rules are playing out.

May 25, 2017

LinkedIn -- is it really useful or just another social media platform?

May 24, 2017

Or £2.6bn in the 'best-case scenario' -- IT services continuing to flow unhindered.

May 23, 2017

End-users want freelancers' niches to help navigate today’s perfect storm.

May 22, 2017

The big three's key pledges to 'Ltd' workers and contracting.

May 19, 2017

70% of techies want to leave since 'Leave,' and half as many are put off their own IT biz.

May 18, 2017

Contractors would lose the £3bn brolly sector under Labour's manifesto pledge.

May 17, 2017

Wilfully ignorant, or just uninformed? Either way, Corbyn’s brolly ban is bizarre.

May 17, 2017