Taxman pins down three ways to approach SMEs about their 'risks or behaviours'.
The Big Bang Theory isn’t helping IT workers feel any better about what they do.
Tech boss with a penchant for gadgets, gambling and forgery gets seven years.
Accountant once trusted by IT contractors is handed a 14-year disqualification.
Cable's plan is well-intentioned but destined not to stick, says debt recovery boss.
How the turnaround in IT contractor demand has come about and why it's here to stay.
Windows 8 techies to benefit first from the NHS's three-year need for IT skills.
Accountants as 'business partners' isn’t stacking up to smaller companies.
Penalties of up to £1m face promoters of aggressive tax avoidance schemes.
Ofcom wants help to avoid WiFi and mobile internet’s 'capacity crunch.'
The flatlining for IT contractors is no longer expected.
How IT contractors can seize the current momentum to reverse pay dips in the past.
HMRC singles out PSC directors while taking on 'high risk' scheme promoters.
The cost of financial advice is rising, yet not in areas oft-asked about by contractors.
Tech giants vie to take a chunk of the £12bn smart meter programme.
Government urged to cover the likes of PAYE and IR35 in the classroom.
Ad regulator blasts staffing agency over an IT vacancy that didn't exist.
Cost savings will compel the bulk of firms to hold steady or hike their IT vendor's workload.
July was the hottest month for temporary IT workers since May 2011.
Taxman floats the prospect of charging 40%, not the current 25%, on director loans.
Record high in data requests to tax havens proves HMRC’s crackdown has intensified.
For brolly contractors, neither guaranteed hours of paid work nor a retainer = no tax relief.
NHS emergency staff deployed biros when IT failed without a back-up.
Legacy systems are troubling banks but can enrich techies possessing a hybrid skill-set.
Revenue nets a commercial 'CIO of the year' to lead its £500m IT operation.
Web widget lays the government's books open for public scrutiny.
HMRC no longer 'unable to deal' with employers who want to pay themselves annually.
Contract opportunities growing at twice the rate of permanent IT jobs, says NoPalaver.
FTSE 350 chairmen must personally fill out a new cyber governance survey.
Females playing a bigger role when business and technology marries.
Brits who ring 'helplines' say HMRC's are the most taxing.
Big Data count reveals twice the number of IT firms doing business than stats suggest.
IT contractor rates will rise in 2013/14, but four factors threaten to stunt the growth.
Seemingly poor yield from EBT settlement opportunity rejected by a 'pleased' taxman.
UK IT services market may be about to emerge from its post-recession torpor, says Ovum.
41,000 tax avoidance cases being unsettled put down to 'the Margaret Hodge effect.'
Health Service's IT contractors say it will take their kind for the technology overhaul to succeed.
Visiting a firm to seize its assets is HMRC's preferred method of enforcement.
Tax arrangements that 'cannot reasonably be regarded as reasonable' officially outlawed.
Cheaper option is to come clean now, rather than us having to find you - HMRC.
REC: Fiscal upswing shouldn't derail demand for temporary IT workers during the rest of 2013.
Government announces a 'huge win' for limited company contractors.
The capital's hub for IT companies hosts more start-ups than any other area.
Taxman expected to get more aggressive in chasing property income and disposals.
Analyst forecasts the Cloud's upward pressure on rates to have the reverse effect after 2014.
Staff at NHS England seen as the casualties of a late IT contract agreement.
Buoyancy confirmed by money motivations and record company formations.
Fresh regulations on late payment inspire a new download from ContractorUK.
Social networks to help in recreating the department's once outsourced ‘IT brain.’
Directors whose returns haven't been received by July 19 will have until Aug 6 to avoid further fines.
Temporary IT jobs market was stronger in June than any time since May 2011.
MI5 warns against emails purporting to come from its former boss.
The island puts in £2bn more tax revenues for Britain than it loses via avoidance.
'Increasingly draconian' taxman has doubled asset seizure and spending on debt collectors.
Treasury confirms tax-free investment in listed businesses will begin this year.
PAC chair worries the state is 'drifting back' to before it all but blocked PSC contracting.
Banks lead the finance industry's charge to spend considerably more on IT.
Ensuring people and firms pay the 'right amount' of tax to return £24.5bn in 2015-16.
'Golden opportunity' for small companies to pinch larger firms' IT contracts.
Chancellor's spending review has IT, suppliers and contracts at its heart.
A central registry will lift the lid on company owners, controllers and beneficiaries.
More and more IT contractors suggest it's no longer all about the money.
Five-year low in serious cases implies Brits increasingly think tax evasion isn't worth the risk.
'Failed attempt to banish backdated tax rule Section 58 isn’t without its upsides.'
'A continuing economic recovery will deepen the dent in demand for IT contractors.'
Revamped CRB check will help to mobilise the flexible workforce.
Where demand for IT contractors has been; where it is now and where it’s going.
HM Revenue & Customs extends real-time PAYE reporting for a further six months.
Positioning yourself to be on top of ‘the next frontier for innovation’ and how it came about.
'Average IT contractor rate up by 4.5% already – and there's more to come.'
Every contractor urged to get on the right side of HMRC or pay the price.
IR35 Forum minutes reveal another crack unit is targeting employment status.
Rise in temporary IT billings in May casts April as a blip.
P35 form-fillers said to be among the beneficiaries of a better taxman for taxpayers.
Revenue is right to tackle offshore tax vehicles, but other targets remain – ARC.
'The taxman, and us, would be better off with one less HMRC employee.'
IFA: Contract workers need not be penalised by lenders for running their own companies.
No new rules for will-writers keeps the onus on you to choose the reputable over the rogue.
Three stumbling blocks to home loans face contractors if they don't use a specialist.
Taxing UK workers regardless of their payroll location will follow the changes to IR35 - Alexander.
Latest Tax Freedom Day since 2006 puts coalition’s claims in doubt.
The benefits of the government's Cloud First Policy far outweigh the risks.
Expertise, experience & ‘EI’ define IT-business pros who are at the top (by design or default).
Wanted: your recipes for 'contractor-style' dishes.
'Britain's Beverly Hills' residents pay more tax per head than anywhere else in the UK.
'Service returning to normal' for 2 million users of RBS's Mobile Banking app.
Broadcaster’s IT boss steps aside amid a probe into where and why DMI failed.
Software giant will spend years hiring those who ‘think differently’ about IT.
Reasonable care, not perfection, is required when contractors settle up with HMRC.
Contractors increasingly on the receiving end of HMRC demands for unpaid tax.
Survey shows the lure of self-employment is too strong for most who try it.
Government’s 'Cloud First Policy' becomes mandatory for central departments.
Dearth of computer graduates enriching a small elite of IT contractors, says Hays.
IFA reassures amid a potential 'turning point' in Britons' use of tax-free savings.
Bank’s £2bn IT spend will be on top of system improvements running into the millions of pounds.
Over-30s are next in line for a loan to get their business idea off the ground.
'Burdensome' questionnaires attached to £230bn a year of state contracts to be scrapped.
Less form-filling expected for small firms wanting to supply the government.
HRH confirms people who work for themselves will be free from Health & Safety rules.