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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

Voters back Brexit, Cameron resigns and a new future awaits contractors.

Jun 24, 2016

The what, who, where, how and when of today's historic EU referendum.

Jun 23, 2016

As the polls prepare to open, ISPE confronts what concerns most of its members.

Jun 22, 2016

Temporary specialists have cause to cheer on Friday whoever’s won, says SJD.

Jun 22, 2016

Agents, academics and IT contractors are leaning away from 'leave.'

Jun 21, 2016

Come clean before July 31st to get off with a reduced penalty, says CXC.

Jun 21, 2016

Hard and fast beliefs at HMRC smack of future decisions on IR35 being cut-and-dried.

Jun 20, 2016

Personal guarantee clause for umbrella directors sparks a war of words.

Jun 20, 2016

Contract techies are on the rise amid hirers feeling EU 'uncertainty.'

Jun 17, 2016

Accountability is why politics (not economics) should help you decide to back a Brexit. 

Jun 15, 2016

‘Doing a Switzerland’ on June 23rd won’t give IT contractors a new modus operandi.   

Jun 15, 2016

Two elements of IT contracting will change post-June 23rd, for better or worse.

Jun 14, 2016

Get your strategy in place to combat the new frameworks on income extraction. 


Jun 13, 2016

HMRC’s date mistake costs them dearly in tax avoidance scheme user enquiry. 

Jun 10, 2016

Public PSCs must lead the way in enlightening officials about naïve reforms to IR35.

Jun 8, 2016

Business body joins accountants and contractors in objecting to IR35 reforms.

Jun 8, 2016

Download designed to give late payers less wiggle room is now live on ContractorUK.

Jun 7, 2016

Nepotism allegations hit Point Nemo Ltd and C2 Technology Ltd.

Jun 6, 2016

Warning to HMRC that reform will result in 'inside IR35' declarations for all contractors.

Jun 6, 2016

One-man bands' clients know no bounds when it comes to the creative fob-off.

Jun 2, 2016

Moratorium being mulled to help the distressed regroup without being petitioned.

Jun 2, 2016

'Significant number' of IT contractors in the City are jumping before being pushed.

Jun 1, 2016

Last gasp for limited company usage on the NHS, ahead of new rules next year.

Jun 1, 2016

Plans to reform public PSC contracting disappoint IPSE, FCSA and Qdos.

May 31, 2016

Law firm says recruiters' queries persist in the 'dangerous' world of SDC.

May 31, 2016

A digital tool and 'truncated IR35' tout certainty – and not just for the public sector.

May 27, 2016

Spending watchdog mauls the taxman for saving just £1 for every £4 taxpayers have lost.

May 26, 2016

One taxpayer who lost £15,000 is among 'hundreds' of scammed Revenue customers.

May 26, 2016

Claims being made about claims are unnecessarily clouding convoluted T&S rules.

May 25, 2016

A reasonable chancellor will ensure contractors aren't discriminated against, hopes REC.

May 24, 2016

New ISA needs revising if it's really going to help people who work for themselves -- IPSE.

May 24, 2016

Lack of PM's support for us isn't cause to snub him on June 23, say IT contractors.

May 23, 2016

One-man bands still have 'little or no chance' of an IT contract with Whitehall.  

May 20, 2016

Ban on Entrepreneurs' Relief results in a record number of 'Ltds' winding up.

May 19, 2016

Before their job goes abroad, many of the bank's IT staff must upskill whoever takes it.

May 19, 2016

Uncertainty looms in the short-term, whether you see new doors -- or barriers.

May 18, 2016

Extra sub-band and airwaves floated to give apps (and users) the fillip they need.  

May 17, 2016

'Putting back five HMRC consultations is no good if the system isn't put back too.'

May 16, 2016

Pay and prospects brighter for fintech's freelancers than its permies.

May 16, 2016

Hardiness of one-man bands to be tested, if their fiscal fears come true.

May 13, 2016

The NPfIT's prolonged recovery is healthy for IT contractors, even those without experience.

May 12, 2016

London's banks ask IT contractors to share the pain of a difficult first quarter.

May 11, 2016

Growth in demand for temporary techies gets its smallest figure since April 2013.

May 10, 2016

Jeanette, Dean and Asif are the latest taxpayers the Revenue hopes you relate to.

May 9, 2016

Technology at the heart of jobs which hirers give up trying to fill full-time.

May 9, 2016

Wealthy city workers wanting to escape help the average tax bill in Elmbridge hit £18k.

May 5, 2016