Binge drinking is serious – but so too is a 42% duty hike on your Friday night pint.
Oh no not another letter? Firms already struggling with paperwork face a BRC by post.
For being inefficient and ineffective, IR35 is back on the political agenda.
Coalition must stop refusing to put its thinking cap on when it comes to tax – PCG.
Criticisms by the PAC show a worrying lack of understanding – REC.
Taxation boss adds some 'truth' to the outcry over limited company workers.
Need to quickly tie-up projects makes contractors the preferred IT staffing option.
HMRC vows to crank up IR35 activity in light of 25,000 off-payroll contracts at the Beeb.
Hotter than much of the summer but cooling, shows REC’s IT contractor index.
Staffing body with IT contractor agents as members takes the Labour leader to task.
Almost twice as many IT temps foresee the state sector as the place to be.
Late payment is already bad enough, doubling the default period would make it worse.
Hefty tax savings and big returns lost on almost half of self-employed retirees.
Taxman succeeds at playing catch-up on IR35, netting more than £1m in the past year.
Uncertainty cuts deeper into IT budgets, but the weakness is only temporary.
Rise of the freelance-friendly outfits, as fewer will cut temps and more will go flexible.
PCG poll finds at least 90% have toyed with the idea of contracting abroad.
'Surprising that so many contractors aren’t aware of the one-year-old rules.'
Only fair to respond with our own new lingo in an era of ‘tax abuse’, says the Low Tax Group.
Notify us or face penalties of up to 100% of the tax owed - HMRC.
Winner of lucrative IT system contract delivers it as a donation.
Developing by the hour defies the downward trend of daily pay for IT contractors.
Virtual 'Admit One' passes in the run-up to 7 Days in June are released.
Osborne told to rethink his rule’s timetable for the good of businesses, especially the smallest.
'Taxpayers who complain will be probably be vindicated, at least in part.'
Second jobs report to cast August as a hot month for IT contractors.
This year’s ‘mini-Budget’ due in the advent to Christmas.
‘Being self-taught is sufficient to get by in the freelance IT jobs market.’
At least two of the state's primary IT suppliers face a ban from new contracts.
Osborne’s bid for frozen salaries has seen IT contractors left out in the cold.
Having to feed the taxman in real-time will see the smallest firms get bitten – CIOT.
'They may be rare, but opportunities await IT suppliers in a host of public areas.'
August was the brightest month for IT contractors since the high of February.
Online miscreants go where the money is – increasingly, on iPhone and Android handsets.
Temps reject claims they’re only on-contract because they can’t get anything else.
Biggest squeeze on state IT contracts is yet to unfold, as the pinch will peak in 2012-13.
FSA wants the identities of senior IT managers whose infrastructure could fail.
High-profile woes around exporting UK IT work bodes well for home-grown tech talent.
Compensating millions of savers hit by glitchy IT starts with a £20 payout to all.
Officials hand state-run bodies notes to help ensure ‘off-payroll’ workers are tax-compliant.
Red tape ban does away with a better way to report rogue business owners.
Let-go techie accused of sabotage, with potentially 'irreparable damage' to the car giant.
Tech bosses back Osborne, but say UK IT needs a strategy.
Uncertainty compels limited company candidates to leave state hirers in the lurch.
Quango takes a blanket approach, by assuming all its PSC contractors are IR35-caught.
The rewriting of a question the taxman doesn’t even need to ask just won’t cut it.
Alert to those using, or about to use, parallel partnerships and company structures.
BT, Capita and the likes of tipped to jostle for a troubled but still lucrative IT contract.
Vacation is only a dream for some in business on their own.
'Doing away with tax credits could make self-employment uneconomic for many.'
Existing rules, not new ones, are best to tackle the off-payroll hiring of ‘controlling persons’ – CIOT.
Freelance staff supplier to the continent hails a historical upturn in IT contracts.
Rejected software development applicant to remain in the dark about where she erred.
Fewer people missing the tax deadline doesn’t equate to less money for HMRC.
Frustrated IT contractors see their jobs pinched or paying less, even amid the 'peaks'.
Family & friends are almost as useful as agents at finding work for contractors.
Tech giant's clients warned of a 'detrimental' impact to their operations.
Rogue software sent Knight Capital on an 'erroneous' share trading spree.
Bizarre or a vast improvement? Merging P35's question six puts IR35 experts at odds.
Revenue to 'look through' UK residents’ foreign companies at Brussels’ behest, says Low Tax.
IT contractors seen as potential winners of London 2012.
Revenue shows its readiness to pounce on traders making innocent mistakes.
Small fluctuations in temporary IT staff demand persist, afar from real-terms growth - REC.
Talking up the scale of tax loophole exploiters may backfire – HMRC.
Disputed report on City IT systems says banks put profit before regulators & customers.
Coming soon: 24hrs to trumpet the value of the UK’s independent workers.
Two huge burdens for PSCs will mix to form a 'potentially catastrophic' cocktail.
Template that Section 58 victims can use in their fight against ‘serious injustice.’
Section 58 victims to push their MPs for a face-to-face with the tax minister.
Credit crunch hasn't compelled the City to fix its IT system flaws – Intellect.
Self-employed have their say on being exempt from health and safety rules.
'Self-employed can save firms £2bn, assuming none are disguised employees.'
Subprime crisis credited with a double-digit rise in interims, freelancers and contractors.
RBS's tech meltdown to scare banks into modernising their IT systems.
Well-placed survey of over 1,000 contractors shows the market is still doing well.
Corporate departments, and their leaders, at odds over the Olympics.
Tax expert guides self-assessors through the maze of making payments on account.
No shortage of people seeing record self-employment as a Good Thing, but are they right?
Doing business with Companies House to cost less from October.
Incumbent IT providers, or skills, are being edged out by newcomers in the job stakes.
Staffing bodies fear the interim sector won't be thriving for much longer.
What Section 58 victims are telling the minister for tax.
No To Retro Tax extends an olive branch to former supporter David Gauke.
Revenue ready to stamp on individuals and firms legally side-stepping their liabilities.
Heavy industries pay consultants 80% more to lighten the load with IT.
Staffing boss says the ripping off of temps, and the taxman, is rife.
Freelancing body PCG warns that public sector contractors face greater tax scrutiny.
Freelance group wants you to reveal the impact on the public sector contracting landscape.
IT security contracts experience strong demand as global internet use continues to surge.
A recent survey has found that 64% of IT professionals believe their IT outsourcer has invented work for profit...
IFA: There's good reason why contractors won't cheer 'responsible lending.'
David Cameron, Jimmy Carr and the morals of agreeing business terms, by contracts lawyer Gary Cousins.
Demand for temp IT skills is recovering but growth, in real-terms, remains elusive.
No To Retro Tax tackles the most frequently asked questions of its supporters.
Chairman Alistair Renshaw updates Section 58 victims following its debate in the House of Commons.
Skills watchdog mulls the IT workforce growing at almost twice the national average.
Every taxpayer should have a chance to settle up, not just doctors, dentists and plumbers – CIOT.
Section 58 victims back a Conservative battling for a rethink on retrospective taxation.
Financers' spending plans have weakened, but fatter IT budgets remain on the agenda.