UK's mix of government, finance and IT said to be too strong for Silicon Valley.
Whether it marks a rub or reverting; the living wage will certainly shake things up.
New EU funds will help keep The University of St Andrews at the forefront of software technology.
Contracting in France, Italy or Portugal is ‘business as usual,’ despite new rules on temping.
Revealed: umbrellas are not Adjustment Bureaus with any kind of (status) powers.
Wanted:11 female techies who are making their mark on the tech industry.
Owing over £1,500 raises the prospect of an inspector calling (and auctioning your goods).
City IT regulator admits to writing off software licences worth millions.
Candidates 'taking the summer off' blamed for the biggest cooling in over two years.
Names needed to get the government to reconsider the dividend tax hike.
A few not so Merry Men are compensating the Creditors of Nottingham for wrongful trading.
Contractors' advisers agree the new £5k allowance will operate in a way that wasn't implied.
It can't work any way you try it - so repeal, replace and reposition the liability.
The first signs of financial headwinds are cause for prudence; not panic.
Two accountants who bet they could secretly fiddle clients' tax returns lose to HMRC.
Not investing as long, or as much, is the modus operandi of many a tiny trader.
EY backs bringing the FLC back to life amid 'uncertain times' for contracting.
More than 6,000 mortgages promised to contract workers under a new tie-up.
Latest count of cash flowing into the exchequer shows the highest numbers ever.
'Huge surprise' in store for company directors on a salary-dividend mix.
To say that half a million Brits are trapped freelancers is an oversimplification -- FCSA.
Thirty-somethings in the capital are putting their millions from IT into super homes.
'Ongoing hike to road and air fares will majorly concern one-man bands.'
Accelerated Payment disputes set to heap more pressure on an already log-jammed system.
Rise in information leakage comes amid a call to send the worst offenders to jail.
Tech consultancies named as the biggest providers of 'deficient' expertise.
Second successive fall in self-employment doesn't bode well for the 2m jobs target.
Deducting his staff's PAYE & NIC only to pocket it himself earns a payroll boss two years.
Too rich for my blood, say clients, facing annual rate rises of up to 27%.
Stress, cost and duration all going in the wrong direction for investigated taxpayers.
Why every UK agency contractor will automatically be 'SDC' and stripped of tax relief.
A small companies' champion gets rare access to the Revenue's nerve centre.
It may be hard work, but its contractors' job to speak up about unintended consequences.
A potentially toothless tsar who's quick and cheap won't fill the unpaid with confidence.
Taxman to hear in the 'strongest terms' how his IR35 plan would ruin the contractor market.
Lobbyist launches letter-writing campaign ahead of a major meeting next month.
IT contractor demand still growing, albeit at its weakest rate for 25 months – REC.
Staffing giant succumbs, as its third attempt to quash a tax bill for 500,000 temps fails.
Uptick in non-compliance suggests doubling the fine hasn't had the desired effect.
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Taxman enters 'full collection mode' after a legal challenge to APNs fails.
The GMB union sues the ride-hailing app, believing its drivers to not be contractors.
The much-criticised small business conciliation service is launched; in all but name.
Taxman is taking just three responses on 'SDC' to mean contractors aren't caught.
Unmentioned tax changes undermine the rhetoric about supporting single-person businesses.
Only time will tell if there's a conspiracy against PSCs -- but there probably isn't.
The weekly allowance for use of home as an office looks inadequate if research is right.
The picture for bullish contractors is not completely rosy, says IPSE.
No sympathy from HMRC if you fail to register or declare, contractors warned.
Foreseeable future for Greece is bleak in terms of UK contractor numbers, says CXC.
Taxman concedes, but he still won't need proof of intention to prosecute.
Chancellor's inaction on skills won't disappoint contractors, but a new cap by financial clients will.
Plan to reform IR35 could be opening a 'huge can of worms.'
Being a techie in training helps a drunk driver dodge the slammer.
Deadline looms for employment intermediaries to report non-PAYE workers to HMRC.
Only the likes of the dividend tax hike can ensure the chancellor keeps his party's promise.
Not even a third of small suppliers chase big clients in the first week of being unpaid.
Registrants told what to do if forms they submit conflict with their company's record.
The rewriting of dividend rules to pick contractors' pockets is a 'tax on success.'
T&S consultation shows that the SDC hurdle is being set unrealistically high.
Osborne lands four major blows, aimed at 'killing a limited company's advantages.'
The contents of yesterday's 'emergency' Budget, listed and at-a-glance.
Chancellor to raid PSCs by acting on dividends, allowances, expenses and IR35.
Osborne unveils a Budget for 'working people' that 'puts economic security first.'
Support, certainty and no nasty surprises please Mr Osborne.
'Significant premiums' still to be had, even amid a 'lethargic' IT labour market.
Chancellor receives conflicting appeals on IR35 ahead of tomorrow's Budget.
Accountant counts the most non-EU techies entering the UK since the recession's end
How the second red box of 2015 could help or hinder your personal finances.
Separating the wheat from the chaff would help tackle the questions deficit.
PM appoints a CEO to 'shine a light' on self-employment's opportunities and obstacles.
Tick off the chancellor's key announcements, in what's set to be a Budget of 'bad news.'
Steady IT spending by banks is cooling the financial sector's tech investment plans.
HMRC engages £45million after falling ‘well short’ on call-handling.
Big, small and tiny traders unified by their call for tax clarity from the chancellor.
Pay-up first avoidance bills said to be 'spectacular', and not for the right reasons.
Freelance techies who offer a 'niche within a niche' said to also provide savings of up to 75%.
Final negotiations open ahead of the divisive GDPR being put in place before 2016.
Why Sanzar loan scheme contractors should step back and think carefully.
Archaic laws and borderless IT products combine to overwhelm the ECJ.
David Morris MP wants to tackle the 'unnecessarily complicated' Intermediaries legislation.
Beta service grants techies and tech providers access to 170million records.
US sharing economy put on alert as a freelancer is found to be an employee.
Revenue praised for replacing instant penalties with a new 'risk-based' approach.
Taxman accused of breaking his own rules on how far he can go back to assess VAT.
The traditional route to redress for unpaid firms is making a comeback.
ISPs agree to let customers leave (penalty-free) if 'speeds fall below acceptable levels.'
New high in HMRC payouts to tax whistleblowers, who are increasingly in professional services.
IT micro-businesses beating tax and legal firms in the per person revenue stakes.
'Pro-active' IT contractors likely to top the must-hire list of a sector struggling on privacy.
What IT teams should be doing to head off network downtime and data loss.
Only 20 days left to avoid penalties of up to 200%.
Anti-late payment medley, led by a conciliation service, smacks of Groundhog Day.
The deadline to declare new officers or their details is missed by more than half of firms.
The REC's temporary IT worker index is showing its lowest score in 22 months.
Help is apparently at hand for companies' beneficial owners who want privacy.
UK intellectual property regime criticised for not serving small businesses well enough.
Anti-evasion officers pressing to put 'moderately successful professionals' in prison.
French bank tells its UK IT contractors to lower their rates or leave.