Chancellor chooses his words (and timing) carefully for his last red box.
Or are the previous 12 months as good as it gets for independent workers?
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.
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.