Contracting News

Hi-tech sector speaks of delight and desperation, as it rips off the PM’s 'helping hand.'

Jan 24, 2017

At-a-glance: the blueprint to 'create more highly skilled, highly paid opportunities.'

Jan 24, 2017

Late payers the likely cause of a still 'stubbornly high' VAT debt mountain.

Jan 23, 2017

Tech entrepreneur tries to compute the PM's Davos pledge on IT leadership.

Jan 20, 2017

Are they supplying people or services? Or both? IR35 expert reveals what you need to ask.

Jan 19, 2017

Introducing the Employment Status Service -- the new name for HMRC's IR35 test.

Jan 18, 2017

Panel of MPs joins chorus calling for a delay, at least to '2019/20, possibly later.'

Jan 16, 2017

'Anti-contracting' chancellor readies two Budgets, ahead of his new Spring Statement.

Jan 12, 2017

Arkarius and Optionis team up to create a single contractor services giant with 40,000 clients.

Jan 10, 2017

Jobs report shows 2016 finished in relative strength for IT contractors.

Jan 10, 2017

Your invitation to become the next Candy Crush creators.

Jan 4, 2017

We look forward to keeping you up-to-date with all the latest contractor news throughout 2017.

Dec 23, 2016

Shuddering at the thought of ‘quarterly accounting’ is fine; not prepping for it isn’t.

Dec 21, 2016

Many health service IT contractors tipped to turn to umbrellas before April.

Dec 20, 2016

Decoding the Autumn Statement pledge on insolvency that's gone under the radar.

Dec 16, 2016

Former reviewer of IR35 turns its attention to Value Added Tax.

Dec 15, 2016

Runaway demand seems far from on the cards this festive season.

Dec 14, 2016

Critic of the Intermediaries rules faces flak of his own due to claiming while abroad.

Dec 12, 2016

Managers operating via companies should no longer be paid, hospitals told.

Dec 8, 2016

Setting in stone who the self-employed are will help a host of probes into them.

Dec 5, 2016

Rumours of the death of public sector PSC contracting are being greatly exaggerated.

Nov 30, 2016

Working on how our sector is perceived could pay a different kind of dividend.

Nov 30, 2016

Sheer weight of £450m in avoidance measures explains one adviser's fatiguing feeling.

Nov 29, 2016

Your chance to pay recognition to those who excel in the IT contractor marketplace.

Nov 28, 2016

In-depth takeaways for PSCs from the chancellor's anti-contractor package.

Nov 24, 2016

IR35 reform approved; VAT FRS raided, new schemes targeted and incorporation is next.

Nov 23, 2016

Philip Hammond's first (and last) AS targets incorporation and disguised self-employment earnings.

Nov 23, 2016

Theresa May commits to setting corporation tax at a record low.

Nov 22, 2016

Plea to chancellor to stop punishing contractors every Spring and Autumn.

Nov 21, 2016

Phone not ringing off the hook with offers? It's your marketing, stupid.

Nov 21, 2016

What an adviser to contractors hopes to hear from Hammond on Wednesday.

Nov 16, 2016

Timely recommendation for an alignment, not an outright merger that would nullify IR35.

Nov 15, 2016

How National Insurance Contributions and Income Tax could be about to change.

Nov 15, 2016

Chancellor's draft fails to wow, just as small firms are blamed for half the tax gap.

Nov 14, 2016

Techie who dreads monotonous work gets nine months behind bars.

Nov 14, 2016

A potentially new vehicle for contractors succeeds, where a way to tax them fails.

Nov 10, 2016

Restricting the rates of those with the mammoth task of modernising the NHS doesn't compute.

Nov 9, 2016

Digital specialisms shaping up to be a shoo-in for temporary IT workers; this year and next.

Nov 9, 2016

'Scarce' IT contractor skills drop to just two, but calls to liberalise the visa regime persist.

Nov 8, 2016

Techie who wasn’t a techie receives a 27-month sentence after stealing £204,000.

Nov 7, 2016