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Runaway demand seems far from on the cards this festive season.

Dec 14, 2016

Most corporate bosses worry about GDPR; but not whether it bites or not.

Dec 13, 2016

Going forward to HMRC (when the scheme provider hasn’t) will be your duty.

Dec 12, 2016

Critic of the Intermediaries rules faces flak of his own due to claiming while abroad.

Dec 12, 2016

Managers operating via companies should no longer be paid, hospitals told.

Dec 8, 2016

Join Orange Genie for the lowdown on IR35 changes in the public sector.

Dec 7, 2016

Draft IR35 legislation puts the new liability on end-users, not agencies.

Dec 6, 2016

Setting in stone who the self-employed are will help a host of probes into them.

Dec 5, 2016

A pledge to explore differing tax treatment where the work is the same is welcomed.

Dec 1, 2016

Rumours of the death of public sector PSC contracting are being greatly exaggerated.

Nov 30, 2016

Working on how our sector is perceived could pay a different kind of dividend.

Nov 30, 2016

Sheer weight of £450m in avoidance measures explains one adviser's fatiguing feeling.

Nov 29, 2016

Your chance to pay recognition to those who excel in the IT contractor marketplace.

Nov 28, 2016

In-depth takeaways for PSCs from the chancellor's anti-contractor package.

Nov 24, 2016

IFA reveals where chancellor Hammond helped you out, or hit your pocket.

Nov 24, 2016

IR35 reform approved; VAT FRS raided, new schemes targeted and incorporation is next.

Nov 23, 2016

Philip Hammond's first (and last) AS targets incorporation and disguised self-employment earnings.

Nov 23, 2016

Naïve; disingenuous and heading for a fiasco -- say the taxman’s own status advisers.

Nov 23, 2016

Theresa May commits to setting corporation tax at a record low.

Nov 22, 2016

One-man bands facing 'MTD' deserve 'whatever amount of financial support' they need.

Nov 22, 2016

Plea to chancellor to stop punishing contractors every Spring and Autumn.

Nov 21, 2016

Phone not ringing off the hook with offers? It's your marketing, stupid.

Nov 21, 2016

Government's 18,000-strong IT contractor workforce to be cut in half from April – IPSE.

Nov 17, 2016

Routing agency temps through companies for VAT & NI EA doesn’t work, taxman insists.

Nov 17, 2016

What an adviser to contractors hopes to hear from Hammond on Wednesday.

Nov 16, 2016

Timely recommendation for an alignment, not an outright merger that would nullify IR35.

Nov 15, 2016

How National Insurance Contributions and Income Tax could be about to change.

Nov 15, 2016

Chancellor's draft fails to wow, just as small firms are blamed for half the tax gap.

Nov 14, 2016

Techie who dreads monotonous work gets nine months behind bars.

Nov 14, 2016

A potentially new vehicle for contractors succeeds, where a way to tax them fails.

Nov 10, 2016

Restricting the rates of those with the mammoth task of modernising the NHS doesn't compute.

Nov 9, 2016

Digital specialisms shaping up to be a shoo-in for temporary IT workers; this year and next.

Nov 9, 2016

'Scarce' IT contractor skills drop to just two, but calls to liberalise the visa regime persist.

Nov 8, 2016

Techie who wasn’t a techie receives a 27-month sentence after stealing £204,000.

Nov 7, 2016

Make more traders exempt from quarterly tax e-updates, and delay them, HMRC told.

Nov 7, 2016

Experts find fault with a new probe that lumps agency temps in with 'gig' workers.

Nov 3, 2016

Listed and at-a-glance; the eight areas that government wants your input on.

Nov 3, 2016

A new red flag for contractors emerges, ahead of much easier IR35 enforcement for HMRC.

Nov 2, 2016

Chancellor's Brexiter colleague said to favour leaving out an economic boost on November 23rd.

Nov 1, 2016

Tribunal risks crashing the 'gig economy' by deeming 40,000 app drivers as not self-employed.

Oct 31, 2016

Hammond heard looking at disallowing the one-two punch of a Budget followed by an AS.

Oct 31, 2016

Innocent mistakes add £1bn more to the tax gap than avoidance.

Oct 28, 2016

A 'Super ISA' to stash all your cash, shares, funds and P2P investments is called for.

Oct 27, 2016

Heated meeting between tax and agency staff boils over into accusations, rebukes and denials.

Oct 26, 2016

New Revenue team deployed to combat 'intermediary risks.'

Oct 25, 2016

Commercial cloud and software users to pay the price for the plunging pound.

Oct 25, 2016

Chancellor reassures the banks, and other hirers worried about the talent pipeline post-Brexit.

Oct 24, 2016

Last chance to give your view on what the Small Business Commissioner must do.

Oct 24, 2016

Already banned company director admits to pocketing £4.7m in reclaimed VAT.

Oct 20, 2016

Accountancy firm's temporary techies to each net thousands less before Christmas.

Oct 19, 2016

Chancellor criticised for being too risk-averse, just as firms ask him to boost them by billions.

Oct 18, 2016

'More to be done' says NHS regulator, ready to collect data about top rate temps.

Oct 18, 2016

Another alert issued over the future availability of tax advice on complex matters.

Oct 17, 2016

Jittery clients shifted their IT hiring to 'temporary,' and most will stay reliant.

Oct 14, 2016

Boffins lauded for their contractual input on business ownership, bonuses and bankruptcy.

Oct 14, 2016

'Accept being taxed like an employee or quit and see the taxman'-- UKHO memo.

Oct 13, 2016

How a HMRC consultation could end up hurting the availability and cost of guidance you rely on.

Oct 12, 2016

Tribunal's attention to 'what actually happened' impresses top status adviser.

Oct 11, 2016

Taxman takes on two newsreaders to try to cast the die against droves of other PSCs.

Oct 10, 2016

The shrugging off by clients continues, despite one or two hiring pauses -- REC.

Oct 10, 2016

'Focus on employers, forget more of the same and resist tarring with the same brush.'  

Oct 6, 2016

Only accountants are out-stashing techies, whose current account balance is unmatched.

Oct 6, 2016

Contractors with offshore tax issues will be hard-pressed to find the WDF's soft spots.

Oct 5, 2016

Chancellor hints at help for high-tech, including on hiring IT workers from abroad.

Oct 4, 2016

PM gets a CEO to review the blurring between bosses, workers and contractors.

Oct 3, 2016

Now's the time for the Small Business Commissioner, says IPSE, not next year.

Oct 3, 2016

Axe antiquated 'SDC' test and forget about shifting IR35's liability, says ARC.

Sep 29, 2016

Scheme selling your PSC to Cyprus, so income can turn into relievable gains, is targeted.

Sep 28, 2016

Contractors, here's why HMRC's new warning to you isn't acceptable.

Sep 28, 2016

City IT critic blames a contractor's hardware for its computer meltdown.

Sep 27, 2016

Makers of a free film on mobile development hope to be a hit with the jobless.

Sep 27, 2016

Three-week wait to get vetted could be over, hope workers, agents and clients.

Sep 26, 2016

Their harsher tax treatment could make dividends the issue that 15 lobbyists unite behind.

Sep 26, 2016

'If you can't pay, we'll take it away,' taxman tells more than twice as many firms.

Sep 23, 2016

Fixed-term roles to also be refused by PSCs, who will ‘starve’ public sector of skills.

Sep 22, 2016

Contractors, write to your MP about the damage IR35 reform will inflict from April.

Sep 21, 2016

IPSE, REC and the IoD all want a fiscal stimulus on November 23rd.

Sep 20, 2016

Chancellor told by Treasury committee chair that being right is more important than being rigid.

Sep 19, 2016

Government's 25% top-up can go towards a house deposit, Treasury confirms.

Sep 19, 2016

How to cut your waiting time when phoning HMRC from 35 to under five minutes.

Sep 16, 2016

Family and fortune questions could arise to live in an EU state, post-Brexit.

Sep 15, 2016

How your other half can share your PSC's dividends while cutting your tax bill.

Sep 14, 2016

A visa (of sorts) is on the cards for Brits off to the EU, as is paying for permission.

Sep 13, 2016

IR35, and other policies you can feedback on, set for Hammond's inaugural AS.

Sep 12, 2016

Forgetting to pay-in what's already been paid incurs firms a £740 weekly charge.

Sep 12, 2016

Technology tutor's 'ethically wrong' romps exposed, despite email ruse.

Sep 9, 2016

Shock of Brexit vote said to have subsided in August.

Sep 8, 2016

Tax simplification unit attacks 'unnecessarily complex' IR35 reform plan.

Sep 7, 2016

Placements almost held up after 'Leave,' but new openings are down by double-digits.

Sep 7, 2016

For the first time, the traditional way to pay is now the least used.

Sep 6, 2016

Workers face tax on the full amount of pay sacrificed, bar for a few BiKs, from April.

Sep 5, 2016

The ubiquitous yellow note is personalising HMRC's approach to avoiders.

Sep 5, 2016

Tech firm director dies in tragic mower accident, just one year into retirement.

Sep 2, 2016

Exodus of contractors expected to hit PSCs, agents and public sector services.

Sep 1, 2016

Almost 60% of decisions get altered or annulled when taxpayers challenge.

Aug 30, 2016

Former techie still forced to tell police 24 hours before he wants to have sex.

Aug 26, 2016

Written agreements continue to stump (and sting) hundreds of thousands of tiny traders.

Aug 25, 2016

And even those who know about it say HMRC isn't providing enough information.

Aug 23, 2016

An information shortage seems to make April 6th a tall order for LISA providers.

Aug 23, 2016

'Flipping' tax debts from a PSC to its persons is a growing business for HMRC.

Aug 22, 2016