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?
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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.
Hundreds of people a day chasing up to £1,000 a time for tipping off the taxman.
It's not out to get them, but DRD may have a sting in its tail for umbrella and PSC users.
'The odds were stacked against the BETs from the off, so their withdrawal is not before time.'
Retailers emerge as the best of a bad bunch, but it's the techies who are actively hiring.
'Pay-up first' power has already netted HMRC more than £25m since August.
A third type of tax-free ISA is on its way, in what's billed as boost to start-ups and savers.
Manual spelling out 'the look and feel' of a lawful payroll provider is not before time.
Payroll firms asked to share their facts and figures to help bend the government's ear.
Limited liability, not dodging their fair share, is primarily why contractors incorporate.
Study on why contractors go 'Ltd' lays to rest a big myth that the taxman perpetuates.
New code isn't a panacea for IT contractors, but it is a big move in the right direction.
Ministers, accountants and campaigners each read new 'tax gap' data differently.
Online business register asks for user feedback ahead of its move to .gov.uk next month.
Three types of sanctions have a growing number of people in their sights.
One contractor-friendly home loan is just a taster of lenders' much cheaper offerings.
The future of IR35 is unlikely to be signed off next month, as HMRC had hoped.
Their sectors are still seen as struggling but contractors, in the main, fancy their own chances.
IR35 Forum reminded that what gets recommended doesn't necessarily get implemented.
ATT: Urgent probe needed because RTI is no longer delivering 'real' information.
Appetite for tech freelancers was stronger in September than at any time since 1998.
Tech teams face a 'great deal of work' to get GDPR-compliant and avoid a €1m fine.
Miliband's anti-brolly stance is worrying ignorance that industry must unite against.
Shadow Business Secretary told that his party is demonising the umbrella market.
With the Home Office not negotiating on RTW checks, it’s better to be safe than sorry.
Graduate techies trump the average university-leaver's salary by some £17k.
Top earning PAYE contractors face the biggest ever salary-swiping power.
Chancellor is backed by an IT analyst for being set to unleash 'the Google tax.'
HMRC's new guidance: a missed opportunity or intentionally missing the mark?
IFA: It's not just older voters Osborne's wooing by letting Brits pass on their pensions tax-free.
Consulting firm's admin 'still processing' the upside of 200 IT courses for free.
And one giant IT contractor is going to mandate the accreditation through its entire supply chain.
There is a gaping hole in the policy requiring 'employers' to vet 'employees.'