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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

'A very real issue' appears to be keeping small firms from going to court.

Aug 22, 2016

Friendly and trusted business champion who put contractors on the political map.

Aug 19, 2016

Today's the day to tell the taxman how he'll hurt public sector contracting.

Aug 18, 2016

As Brexit clouds are only on the horizon (not overhead), IT contracting conditions are still good.

Aug 17, 2016

HMRC refuses to exempt incorporated businesses from online accounts in 2018. 

Aug 17, 2016

Reject unnecessary red tape and reform complex tax rules to make ‘Leave’ a success – IPSE.

Aug 16, 2016

Revenue retreats on its plan to mandate digital accounts for all self-employed.

Aug 15, 2016

HR managers warn the IR35 changes will cost money and talent.

Aug 15, 2016

Contractors' concerns seem to have been listened to (and acted on) by a banking probe.

Aug 12, 2016

August 1st saw another two financial giants axe IT rates, each blaming 'uncertainty.' 

Aug 10, 2016

Labour leader picks on a freelance consultant to make a political point about the NHS.

Aug 9, 2016

UK tech companies have two capitals fighting for their favour.

Aug 9, 2016

Another dataset casts Developers as the techie winners of the Brexit vote.

Aug 8, 2016

Join the league now for your chance to win!

Aug 8, 2016

HMRC update stipulating penalties of up to £600 a day is made just before today's cut-off.

Aug 5, 2016

Experience is everything when it comes to squaring up to HMRC’s status inspectors.

Aug 4, 2016

Superimposing the IR35 plan for the public sector on the private sector won’t be easy.

Aug 3, 2016

Three advisers are far from alone in feeling the fallout from offshore schemes failing. 

Aug 2, 2016

'Remove AWD, stop EU interference and distinguish contractors from temps.'

Jul 28, 2016

Treasury says Budget 2016's rewrite of IR35 for the public sector will go ahead.

Jul 27, 2016

The latest of two HMRC blunders with business people has devastating effects.

Jul 26, 2016

Software firm says GDPR isn't going to be one less EU regulation to worry about.

Jul 25, 2016

Extra four months will entice EBT and loan scheme contractors to settle, hopes HMRC.

Jul 25, 2016

Reed's post-referendum data dispels fears of a tech hiring freeze.

Jul 22, 2016

Brexit-induced uncertainty predicted to dog companies for half a year, 'at least.'

Jul 21, 2016

Six month extensions tie the bank’s desktop techies to less money until Christmas.

Jul 20, 2016

A two-column table aims to clear up confusion over when you can claim for T&S.

Jul 19, 2016

Control may be the driving force in the ride-hailing app's first UK courtroom.

Jul 19, 2016

The dividends tax chancellor goes the way of his 'punishment' Budget.

Jul 18, 2016

New Tory leader told to create a bold plan that supports one-man bands.

Jul 18, 2016

Robots primed to take over a quarter of business service roles by 2035.

Jul 14, 2016

Higher costs and legal barriers loom large if your client goes under post-Brexit.

Jul 13, 2016

Testing the water? Taxman quizzes companies about his IR35 plan for organisations.

Jul 12, 2016

Official update follows the arrival of a new batch of demands for loan repayment.

Jul 12, 2016

'Buoyant' times ahead for Business Intelligence contractors, as new systems await.

Jul 12, 2016

Deloitte calculates £70k+ PSC contractors to soon be taking home the low sixties.

Jul 11, 2016

Uncertainty cools the prospects of even the techies who tend to benefit from jitters.

Jul 11, 2016

Brolly offers under 34-year-olds a fiver per word to pen their contracting highlights.

Jul 8, 2016

Techie told to 'pay the price' for dodging child support and tax to fund a lavish lifestyle.

Jul 7, 2016

Dividend mix-ups are worth singing from the rooftops as deserving the Cold Shoulder.

Jul 6, 2016

Chancellor says five per cent tax cut would show post-Brexit Britain as ‘open for business.’

Jul 5, 2016

HMRC to clarify which closing down a company activities can be caught by TARR.

Jul 5, 2016

Digital suppliers told to refrain from guesswork about MOSS, as officials 'simply don’t know.'

Jul 4, 2016

The former favourite of tech contractors announces a new cull to Group IT.

Jul 1, 2016

Treasury minister on the back foot over 'level playing field' claim.

Jun 30, 2016

At home and away, contractors have some cause for optimism, despite the unanswered questions.

Jun 29, 2016

Like the Blue Card, sudden change for UK contractors at EU gigs isn’t on the cards.

Jun 29, 2016

Contractors, if you can’t be a Connector then join us because we're working with one.

Jun 28, 2016

'Now's not the time to shackle contractors with new or proposed tax rules.'

Jun 27, 2016