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Beta service grants techies and tech providers access to 170million records.

Jun 23, 2015

US sharing economy put on alert as a freelancer is found to be an employee.

Jun 22, 2015

Revenue praised for replacing instant penalties with a new 'risk-based' approach.

Jun 22, 2015

Taxman accused of breaking his own rules on how far he can go back to assess VAT.

Jun 18, 2015

The traditional route to redress for unpaid firms is making a comeback.

Jun 17, 2015

ISPs agree to let customers leave (penalty-free) if 'speeds fall below acceptable levels.'

Jun 15, 2015

New high in HMRC payouts to tax whistleblowers, who are increasingly in professional services.

Jun 15, 2015

IT micro-businesses beating tax and legal firms in the per person revenue stakes.

Jun 14, 2015

'Pro-active' IT contractors likely to top the must-hire list of a sector struggling on privacy.

Jun 12, 2015

What IT teams should be doing to head off network downtime and data loss.

Jun 11, 2015

Only 20 days left to avoid penalties of up to 200%.

Jun 10, 2015
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Anti-late payment medley, led by a conciliation service, smacks of Groundhog Day.

Jun 10, 2015

The deadline to declare new officers or their details is missed by more than half of firms.

Jun 9, 2015

The REC's temporary IT worker index is showing its lowest score in 22 months.

Jun 8, 2015

Help is apparently at hand for companies' beneficial owners who want privacy.

Jun 8, 2015

UK intellectual property regime criticised for not serving small businesses well enough.

Jun 5, 2015

Anti-evasion officers pressing to put 'moderately successful professionals' in prison.

Jun 4, 2015

French bank tells its UK IT contractors to lower their rates or leave.

Jun 3, 2015

£13,000 worth of prizes on offer to the top contractors of today and tomorrow.

Jun 2, 2015

First week of 2015 begins to put earnings into your own pocket - not the taxman's.  

Jun 2, 2015

Margins of Whitehall's technology suppliers to be laid bare every three months.

Jun 1, 2015

Earning £100 online provokes the taxman, while incurring it pacifies him. 

Jun 1, 2015

Umbrella and limited company bosses favour a five-year freeze, but not unreservedly.  

May 28, 2015

Twenty traps on the benefits and expenses form that may lead to a compliance review.

May 27, 2015

Government to consult on how representative bodies can challenge payment terms.

May 26, 2015

Online trader who was let go by the Revenue, only to lie on his tax return, is sentenced.

May 26, 2015

Wide-ranging look at penalties considers what to do if 'life just gets in the way.'

May 21, 2015

Taxman denies accusations that he's shifted the goalposts on confirmation letters and IR35.

May 20, 2015

S660 named among the uncertainties that couples face in an outdated tax system.

May 19, 2015

IPSE says one-man bands would be less adrift on Monday if the digital networks worked.

May 19, 2015

'Working people' to be at the heart of chancellor's first Conservative Budget.

May 18, 2015

Wide-ranging act put in place to help UK become 'best place in the world' to start-up.

May 14, 2015

'Concerning level of discord' is clearly intact, on invoicing, security and services to come.

May 14, 2015

Sajid Javid becomes Business Secretary, and Greg Hands becomes Osborne's deputy.

May 12, 2015

Government pours in funds to helps techies with a social conscience find solutions.

May 12, 2015

Not even 24hrs in office, the new Tory government was awash with wishes for contractors.

May 11, 2015

Number of permie IT skills on the REC's scarce list hits double figures.

May 11, 2015

Tories set for a convincing victory, sounding the death knell for Clegg and Miliband. 

May 7, 2015

Only the finance department find journeying when you're not earning more costly.

May 7, 2015

What limited company contractors should consider before polling day tomorrow.

May 6, 2015

What umbrella company contractors should consider before polling day tomorrow.

May 6, 2015

Trio of pledges blasted as unspecific, despite Labour singling out the disguised self-employed. 

May 5, 2015

The tax plans that must have proved too taxing for officials to work out properly. 

May 5, 2015

Initially 'not guilty' tech manager admits to a £220,000 fake invoice scam.

May 1, 2015

'Times New Roman is for the lazy; Helvetica is for the honest and Comic Sans is for clowns.'

Apr 30, 2015

'Tens of thousands' of digital suppliers hope an exemption from VAT rules emerges next month.

Apr 30, 2015

PM says self-employed need maternity pay, pensions and mortgages reviewed.

Apr 28, 2015

Spending on tech suppliers is going on services that IT directors don’t rate.

Apr 28, 2015

Almost 10,000 more self-assessors told to pay for purposefully under-declaring.

Apr 27, 2015

Petrol-head techies will lap up a VIP race day experience at an agency's expense.    

Apr 24, 2015

Four facets of the IT contracts market show no sign of election jitters.

Apr 24, 2015

Fresh off-payroll guidance tells public clients how to check for IR35 now BETs are off.

Apr 23, 2015

Services that conciliate and mediate are best with the courts, not as alternatives.

Apr 22, 2015

Tech executives help the leafy Surrey suburb excel at paying income tax.

Apr 21, 2015

Labour leader lets his party's slight on the self-employed continue.

Apr 20, 2015

The 'freelance-friendly' pledges of Cameron, Clegg, Farage, Bennett and Sturgeon.

Apr 20, 2015

The very workers targeted by HMRC are the ones who need a say, appeals AUCAE.

Apr 17, 2015

What Nick Clegg and his party are pledging to win your vote.

Apr 17, 2015

What David Cameron and his party are promising to win your vote.

Apr 16, 2015

What Ed Miliband and his party are promising in return for your vote.

Apr 13, 2015

Targets include dormant companies and 'disguised self-employment.'

Apr 13, 2015

FTSE firms reportedly at risk of being bitten for flouting cookie law.

Apr 13, 2015

Demand's upward spiral will likely make six IT contractor-types fidgety if their rates aren't right.

Apr 9, 2015

Holiday pay ruling may have 'major impact' on contract staffing sector.

Apr 9, 2015

Wrongly telling HMRC that you're F, when you're likely D, could have consequences.

Apr 8, 2015

Yesterday's rule to exempt 'Ltds' from reporting small value benefits isn't in force.

Apr 7, 2015

Big companies urged to buy their unflattering TLDs before somebody else does.

Apr 2, 2015

Latest IR35 Forum promised fresh advice, fewer meetings and 250 enquiries at a time.

Apr 1, 2015

Two new frameworks + four official moves = IR35 (and the Forum) going nowhere.

Apr 1, 2015

Inside IR35 contractors will be relieved that Osborne retained Entrepreneurs' Relief.

Mar 31, 2015

UK and Ireland accounted for 42 per cent of the total European investment in Fintech. 

Mar 29, 2015

Another oil giant's contract IT workforce is told to lower their rates by 15% or leave.

Mar 25, 2015

The unintended consequences of stripping tax relief from the supervised, directed and controlled.

Mar 25, 2015

Chancellor's simplification measure seems like anything but from a technology standpoint.

Mar 24, 2015

IPSE hopes David Cameron gets his way, for the health of e-services suppliers.

Mar 24, 2015

VAT charges when contractors bid for public work to be nullified from April.

Mar 23, 2015

Not declaring to the taxman is criminalised, regardless of any intent to defraud him.

Mar 23, 2015

Experts clash over the slow death of T&S relief for the supervised, directed and controlled.

Mar 19, 2015

Six sections stating the key announcements of George Osborne's sixth Budget. 

Mar 19, 2015

No more tax relief from next April if you're supervised, directed and controlled.

Mar 18, 2015

George Osborne 'takes Britain one more big step from austerity to prosperity.'

Mar 18, 2015

Taxman has issued IR35 status decisions that he'll soon spell out to everybody.

Mar 18, 2015

A list of the latest talking points between the taxman and contractors' advisers.

Mar 18, 2015

Joined-up thinking seems to have kicked the expenses clampdown into the long grass.

Mar 17, 2015

IFA to contractors reveals what he expects (and wants) to see from the chancellor. 

Mar 17, 2015

'IR35 unlikely to rear its head in the Budget due to HMRC update just four days before it.'

Mar 16, 2015

What George Osborne should (and shouldn't) offer PSC contractors on Wednesday.

Mar 13, 2015

Latest rate data revealed to a techie testing the water of IT contracting.
 

Mar 12, 2015

The hubs and hot skills that are driving demand in the technology contracts market.

Mar 12, 2015

Oil giant tells temporary tech workforce to accept pay cut or quit.

Mar 11, 2015

Most umbrella companies expect a withholding of tax relief, rather than a withdrawal. 

Mar 11, 2015

Firms throwing money at the demand-supply mismatch is lining the IT labour market's pockets. 

Mar 10, 2015

A destabilising of contractors at the MoD requires an urgent rethink, says IPSE.

Mar 9, 2015

UK's contracting tsar is sad about how self-employment is seen by Labour MPs.

Mar 9, 2015

Tax unit makes at least 45 mentions of the rule it's restricted from exploring.

Mar 5, 2015

The 22 big things the government should do on status, listed and at-a-glance.

Mar 5, 2015

A lack of capacity and skills is auspicious if you're one of seven types of IT contractor.

Mar 4, 2015

Honesty will be the only policy if a new virtual certification system becomes compulsory.

Mar 3, 2015

Isis killer is an ex-computer programmer who has a knack for sales and holds a 2:2. 

Mar 3, 2015

A tightening up to a payment code should help small firms, even if it is only voluntary.

Mar 2, 2015