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Contractors' Questions: Do offshore rules stop agencies engaging me?

Why UK employment intermediary regs may be keeping a non-UK PSC at bay.

Mar 24, 2017
Contractors' Questions: How is umbrella company PAYE different to normal PAYE?

How Pay-As-You-Earn fluctuates between umbrellas, recruiters and end-users.

Mar 23, 2017
Umbrella company or limited company declaring IR35: which is better?

Post-April 6th and where IR35 applies to your public sector role, the winner is...

Mar 22, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Do off-payroll rules cover indirect transport project suppliers?

Status help for a PSC stuck on whether his client’s client makes the off-payroll rules apply.

Mar 21, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Is a second opinion worthwhile if HMRC says I'm inside IR35?

What to do when you haven't rejected or accepted HMRC's 'inside' assessment.

Mar 20, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Can my PSC break UK law in a foreign country?

Legal reassurance, of sorts, for a firm set to flout British law outside of Britain.

Mar 16, 2017
Is my agency tricking me about April's off-payroll rules?

Status expert helps a PSC stung by feeling his recruiter is work-shy.

Mar 15, 2017
Budget 2017: how contractors are affected

Your definitive guide to yesterday's big reveals on tech, VAT, the ESS and IR35.

Mar 9, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Do the public sector's new IR35 rules catch partnerships?

No escape for a 'LLP' who only avoided 'Ltd' because of the compliance headache.

Mar 7, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Can the CSA claim my mileage reimbursements?

Forty-five pence a mile could soon cover a lot less for one PSC who's a parent.

Mar 2, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Can I use my contractor company for buy-to-let?

Mortgage expert disappoints a contractor hoping to house properties in his PSC.

Feb 27, 2017
Contractors' Questions: How to keep contracting if agency work is on hold?

Umbrella opens up about pay, to a PSC stuck with short contracts requiring overnight stays.

Feb 23, 2017
Should I switch from a limited company to an umbrella company due to IR35 changing?

IR35-inspired pay guide, showing your take-home if you're caught, not caught or via a brolly.

Feb 22, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Where do the off-payroll rules catch consultancies?

IR35 expert demystifies what happens from April for a PSC working alongside consultancy staff.

Feb 20, 2017
Contractors' Questions: Where are the public sector's off-payroll rules retrospective?

Lawyer spells out what the new IR35 rules say, and what could actually happen in practice.

Feb 16, 2017