Contracting News

April showers on PSCs make payroll firms' pensions a tax shelter worth exploring.

Mar 22, 2017

Will April's IR35 legislation leave more PSCs in its wake than last April's T&S rules?

Mar 20, 2017

Get tailored help on the off-payroll rules, to work out what 23 days’ time means for you.

Mar 14, 2017

Budget's biggest windfall is by setting the break-evens at £2,000, £8,667 and £10,092.

Mar 13, 2017

Theresa May's intervention is welcomed, yet up to £700 more in Class 4 is still incoming.

Mar 13, 2017

Varying levels of outcry reflect varying levels of tax, but your new liability is capped at £1,143.

Mar 9, 2017

Planning, info and advice are the best triple-lock to protect against Hammond's squeeze.

Mar 9, 2017

£3,000 hike in PSCs' taxable income seen as a lesser evil than extending off-payroll rules.

Mar 8, 2017

Philip Hammond delivers his first Budget, to prepare Britain for a 'fairer' future.

Mar 8, 2017

IFA: Will the chancellor strike the right (or wrong) notes for your personal finances?

Mar 8, 2017

Contractors should look (at these figures) before they leap into an umbrella company before April 6th.

Mar 6, 2017

The options are unfortunately few and far between for PSCs owed at least £250,000.

Mar 2, 2017

The key announcements that brolly users and PSCs will hear from Hammond.

Mar 1, 2017

Beeb investigation finding ‘unfairness’ hailed as grounds to close all brollies.

Feb 27, 2017

PSCs and their agents will find a new 'cornerstone' just as pointed as umbrellas.

Feb 20, 2017

New series on what agencies make of public sector IR35 reform starts with this Q&A.

Feb 15, 2017

How the public sector might look to IT contractors in a few months' time.

Feb 15, 2017

Half a dozen new ways for commerce to flow are already changing industries.

Feb 14, 2017

January was buoyant, but dry if you wanted to cash-in on IT temp shortages.

Feb 13, 2017

To have an IR35 review, or not have an IR35 review? That is the question, as new rules loom.

Feb 7, 2017

What we should've said about where we are now on appealing IR35 from April.

Feb 2, 2017

Not even 10 out of 26,000 petitions have made a difference, figures indicate.

Feb 2, 2017

And the two 'not so hot' temporary IT specialists who might struggle this year.

Feb 1, 2017

Wholly ludicrous: 10 items HMRC scoffed at before rejecting.

Jan 27, 2017

Just 70 days to go until public bodies and agents must be up and running with a new IR35.

Jan 26, 2017

'Stick to who you know' seems to prevail, when 'what you know' is under threat.

Jan 25, 2017

Who's won what and what they'd like to say in return for your vote.

Jan 25, 2017

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