Taxman has his best year ever, in terms of getting people to pay what he says they owe.
It's not called God's Own Country for nowt, say the UK's most bullish contractors.
Convicts, not contractors, are who the costlier courts should bear down on.
'Chancellor deserves some credit, but paying the tax he levies still takes almost five months.'
Shrewd contractors needn’t suffer side-effects from MMR or house price overheating.
Forum members rustle up a contractor cookbook to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Care.
Bank’s app buckles on the Friday before the Spring Bank Holiday, again.
ICO said to be considering a closer look at how the auction giant's database was hacked.
Java developers, software managers and consultants lead the network's 'movers' table.
A more aggressive HMRC has doubled its total spend on three times as many bailiffs.
Five competencies will keep freelance techies more than safe in their jobs if cyber terrorists strike.
Fewer firms fighting VAT penalties, despite 1 in 2 being quashed as incorrect.
Workers taking whatever they can get isn’t why self-employment is booming – report.
Almost twice as many taxpayers have been investigated in the last year.
One taxpayer's win should prompt others to regularly review the relief's rules.
The computing professor who puts the 'social' into wayward social media tweets.
Fears of a 'brain drain,' as 80% of video games jobs advertised in the UK are for overseas.
Taking court action against those who owe but won’t pay now costs almost twice as much.
Innovators with scientific prowess and tech expertise called to compete.
More than 80% object to having their financial details sold on by the taxman.
Government told to explain why the attack on 65,000 people is retrospective.
MPs say only a judge or ombudsman should rule when unpaid tax can be seized directly.
Pendulum of demand swung in April to IT freelancers and away from permies.
Safeguards on the taxman's incoming right to seize your funds don't go far enough, says LITRG.
Digital by default strategy has boosted the state's stock of temporary IT contracts.
Corporate techies emerge as the latest must-have among foreign spy agencies.
Paper filing makes a return, thanks to three traders and two years of hard work.
Campaign demanding fairer treatment for freelancers wants your support on May 5th.
Under threat, droves of IT contractors say they'd rather go than stay and get squeezed.
File today to avoid the risk of incurring further fines which could reach up to £900.
Consultants and others with second incomes are in the taxman's crosshairs.
Tax-free savings accounts receive the most funds since they were launched in 1999.
Contractors' body says three proposals smack of a taxman failing in a failed system.
Taxman attacked for wanting to charge firms for your 'anonymised' details.
Checking for MOO in gaps between assignments is a job umbrella contractors can do too.
The government will turn company-filing simplification proposals into policies.
New rules loom large for aspiring, existing and rogue company directors.
Internet-based service suppliers with EU customers offered the official lowdown.
Clients and agents of umbrella contractors are 'nervous,' as the Revenue beats Reed, again.
Nothing to fear if you travel from home to work as a director-employee of a PSC.
War of words erupts over what the self-employment boom means for the UK.
Chancellor says HMRC won't need to prove intent, only that money is taxable and undeclared.
Limited company quartet get 27 years for phone and computer chip import/export scam.
The UK's most desirable areas dominate a Top 10 of where the self-employed live.
Experienced workers credited with 70% of the increase in self-employment.
Why the PSC Committee's report is an unhelpful medley of 'ifs' and 'buts.'
A more aggressive approach with smaller firms is paying dividends for the VAT man.
Why ministers should (but probably won't) follow through with the slap in the taxman's face over IR35.
The PSC Committee's report is proof that we're not 'all in this together.'
The calls for IT freelancers abate for the third month in a row, albeit from a 32-month high.
The PSC Committee's report is scathing about the taxman, not contractors.
What the Lords inquiry into personal service companies recommends and why.
IT budgets set to spike at investment management firms, securities traders and insurance brokers.
Study finds that connected Britons only get half the speed they sign up to.
Taxman alerted to the first model designed to bypass his onshore intermediary rules.
London is still the rate-richest, but cities in Scotland are the ones to watch.
Quality and quantity issues force Digital Shoreditch to shelve two tech events.
Fiscal upturn is a 'double-edged sword' for IT temps, as it means fewer cuts but less demand.
Onus is on HMRC, or the courts, to clarify when and what contractors can claim.
The laptop buyer who refused to fold for 16 years will be applauded by consumers.
Affected parties have a very short timeframe to solve many practical issues, says KPMG.
'Masters of their own fates' set to outstrip the number of public sector staff in four years.
Director of IT hiring foresees stability for most, and rate rises for a significant minority.
Your chance to join the former Fujitsu contractor who gets 165 premium IT courses for free.
Budget 2014 stays the course on company cars while accelerating the tax rates.
The bulk of contract IT workers expect rates to rise, despite the return of pay ultimatums.
Top advisers tell ContractorUK the contractors who win, lose and draw out of Osborne's red box.
George Osborne shows himself to have contractors' financial interests at heart.
Chancellor tells 43,000 taxpayers, including contractors, to pay now, fight later.
Osborne hails a Budget for makers, doers and savers to give Britain a resilient economy.
Its pay ultimatum makes it the first bank of 2014 to put the squeeze on temporary techies.
Chancellor urged to let contractors claim any IT-business training as an expense.
HMRC's letters demanding details about contract suppliers are 'unacceptable.'
Revenue agrees to a number of changes, including a new rule to hit tax-led incorporations.
'Pensions, mortgages and avoidance are where the chancellor shouldn't tinker.'
What the contract workforce should look out for from the chancellor on March 19.
Minister hails public sector tax crackdown, despite 125 victims and £501,000 in fines.
Court rules hyperlinks as legal, but not necessarily in all circumstances.
Tech departments staffing up with permies has eased the requirement for contractors.
False self-employment and other crackdowns 'greatly uncertain' in terms of yield.
'Delay false self-employment rules, rename NI and hit offshore tax evaders.'
Firm's offering to would-be techies more than computes to its ex-CEO.
Even bigger downgrades on offer to IT contractors who want 'additional security'.
BIS fails to hit an agency accused of trying to squeeze an IT contractor for £55,000.
Panic on pay day, as banks’ customers get locked out of their mobile accounts.
Properties with poor connectivity tipped to fetch a fifth less.
'IT contracting's buoyancy has given a much-needed fillip for the tech workforce.'
Revealed: the IT innovations with the most capability to reshape the future.
Contractors, you'll be less 'ignorable' if you join a new online movement.
Paper filing for some VAT firms is the only way to avoid more litigation, HMRC told.
Project and programme managers were 2013's most rate-rich IT contractors.
Where in the UK demand for IT skills on a temporary basis is shaping up.
Spooked by loose lips on LinkedIn, defence officials issue a threat of their own.
Awry IT is the suspected culprit behind a ‘limited’ outage on Friday.
Life sentence for a techie who claimed to have a momentary loss of control.
'Vital to populate the IT workforce with contractors, whose pay rates are rising.'
PCG: More people than ever before going it alone in bad times and good times is telling.
'You might be right,' taxman concedes to critics concerned he's overstepped the mark.
Contractors, do your bit to reject arming HMRC with an arbitrary and alarming new power.
HMRC said to be investigating one of its own over an alleged £2.4m scam.