A new law requires 'prompt payment' throughout the government's supply chain.
Chancellor vows action next month, potentially against those who advise on dodging HMRC.
An investigation into the outsourcing giant is the right response to allegations, says IPSE.
Dataset casts the tech sector as cautiously optimistic, despite louder talent pains.
Being fined for filing your tax return 'a day or two' late may soon become a thing of the past.
Ministers' actions from May will make or break the UK’s digital future – report.
UK’s contractor body gives a green light to the rail network’s digital upgrade.
The difference between a skilled IT contractor and an interim manager seems lost on most end-users.
The taxman's biggest ever data grab in the contractor market? Probably…
Contractor body backs red tape reduction, but warns of a new growth restriction.
IR35 investigations last year netted a paltry £430,000 for the Revenue.
Alerts to file early are having an impact, but only on some self-assessors.
The start of 2015 had the edge over the end of 2014, as predicted to ContractorUK.
Battle of the Silicons: the Glen is only slightly lagging behind the Roundabout.
Only six days left to talk the taxman out of robbing you of relief on travel and subsistence.
Just as many top rate brolly workers are in the likes of Manchester than London.
State agency says it's got better since being told its error caused a 'Ltd' to collapse.
HMRC wants to publicly identify repeat avoiders, even if they are indifferent to public outrage.
Taxman's record on IT suppliers inspires 'little confidence' that he'll succeed in 2017.
Take-home pay is one of the few positives for the increasingly cautious contract workforce.
A month behind bars for every year she stole from the public purse goes to a female tax official.
London's daily IT pay divides into the lucrative, the flat and the long-term static.
What 21 IT contractor skills are worth -- this year and last.
Technology is the strongest capital investment that banks and financers are set to make.
Politicians may target the increasingly costly tax break you get when disposing a company.
'Astonishing' fee rise of up to 622% awaits those taking a commercial dispute to court.
Hopefully, it will be only the media who's taken in by 'brollies' who aren't proper brollies.
Five industry bosses respond to the Dispatches investigation into umbrellas.
ContractorUK survey finds less pessimism among its readers this year than last.
Investigations into small businesses collect more additional tax than ever before.
Speak up on the fastest ever mobile services, coming down the line inside of five years.
Financial masterclass to include timely advice on how to do your tax return.
FinTech and Apps credited with adding to the stock of one-man bands.
Both PSC and brolly workers should keep calm and contribute to HMRC’s 'discussion.'
The best agents, advisers, brollies, clients and contractors (among others), are revealed.
What the IR35 Review says about the 'slow, cumbersome and mistrusted' Contract Review Service.
Taxman will only accept genuine reasons for missing his deadline, not exotic ones.
Contract IT market reverts to its traditional course of slowing before Christmas.
CEO's foul-mouthed tirade at an IT contractor in 2009 may catch up with him.
What the IR35 Review says about the increasingly quiet HMRC phone service.
A smattering of positives thanks to the IR35 Forum still smacks of far too little too late.
The 32 recommendations on IR35, and which of them HMRC accepts/rejects.
Chancellor chooses his words (and timing) carefully for his last red box.
Start-ups and jobs in technology seem to have the edge over those in financial services.
Or are the previous 12 months as good as it gets for independent workers?
ContractorUK would like to wish all our readers a very happy holiday. We look forward to keeping you up-to-date with all the latest contractor news throughout 2015.
Optimism, concern and anxiety are each by-products of the T&S consultation.
For better or worse, the taxman gives contractors an extra five months to consider settling.
Chartered advisers welcome a tweak to next month's VAT rules for digital suppliers.
Technology next year -- social business, omnichannel and the end of traditional files?
Brollies are unsure that simplification is the sole effect of dispensations dying.
New discussion paper outlines 'potential ways forward' to recover lost tax.
An ex-IT contractor and a livid client are among a data recovery firm’s ‘best’ call-outs.
Dependence on contract IT staff across the pond may be growing, but not at corporates.
100% rise in the number of cyber security contracts as result of hacking.
Umbrella contractors must wait a little longer to find out what’s in store.
Government moves to ensure small suppliers get what they're owed without court action.
Final call to join a study shaping up to be a 'right to reply' to the chancellor.
Contract IT workers are the least cold temporary personnel in this run-up to Christmas.
New efficiencies orders will make IT outsourcers rub their hands, at least in some divisions.
HMRC and its 'dire' detailing of drawdown pensions are spotlighted at an Oscars for gobbledygook.
Lord Sugar's search for his business partner continues, as do the lessons provided in the BBC1 show.
Brollies admit their sector isn't perfect, but say nor is the coalition's labelling, understanding and reasoning.
Contractors' IFA says Captain 'stay the course' Osborne deserves a 21-gun salute.
Chancellor divides brollies -- is he launching a lethal attack or a way to level the playing field?
George Osborne says Britain is on course for national recovery and prosperity.
Ten small businesses caught by the January 1st rules will get to bend the taxman's ear.
Government stops a plan to prohibit corporates being in limited liability partnerships.
Contractors' IFA reveals seven things the chancellor should announce (or seems set to).
Swiss bank tells its temporary IT workforce to lower their rates or leave.
Vote for your favourites of the contract IT marketplace.
The taxman targeting his information better could do more than just forewarn contractors.
New digital qualification means not having to choose between earning and learning.
Osborne increasingly being told a Freelancer Limited Company isn't a necessity.
Three things every IT contractor will be hoping for on December 3rd.
Digital Academy launches with the backing of industry, academics and the PM.
Millions of people who work for themselves win a voice in the prime minister's ear.
HMRC agrees to 'knock a lot of the teeth out' of its power to raid accounts.
Bank's system availability claim unravels within 24hrs of regulators' IT penalty order.
He's against the political wind, but it's the chancellor who can shift contractor taxation -- not the IR35 Review.
A review of the year that's nearly up for IT contractors, and what to expect in 2015.
And an even greater number foresee more IT contracts in the pipeline for 2015.
UK set to celebrate contractors and the millions of other people who work independently.
An awry software update two years ago may this week catch up with the state-owned bank.
Online traders among those bearing the brunt of a 'ruthless, unforgiving' HMRC.
Britain has IT hubs 'beyond the M25,' but it has much farther to go to beat the Nordics.
Government urged to give tax relief to digital owner-managers who up-skill their workers.
Contractors deserve to sleep easier; clients want surety and HMRC could stop tweaking IR35.
Avoidance experts told to mend their ways, or be named, shamed and fined.
Taxman tells you ten things that he says an avoidance scheme will keep quiet about.
Your agency's PSL is prone to change if it contains a brolly deemed to be non-compliant.
Most small companies aren't aware that VAT is set for a shake-up in 2015.
A new reticence to pay over the odds isn't noticeably holding back IT contractors.
Analytics and Digital will net freelance IT workers another year of rising rates.
ESI may come into bat on IR35, but grasping ES case law is a whole different ball game.
Companies told that pushing the boat out on tax relief will anger law-makers, or just everyone else.
IPSE tells the chancellor what contractors want to see in the Autumn Statement.
'Scandal' as hundreds of UK work visas get issued for IT contracts that didn't exist.
Digital workers emerge as less closed off and casual than the stereotype.