Contracting News

Number of permie IT skills on the REC's scarce list hits double figures.

May 11, 2015

Tories set for a convincing victory, sounding the death knell for Clegg and Miliband. 

May 8, 2015

What limited company contractors should consider before polling day tomorrow.

May 6, 2015

What umbrella company contractors should consider before polling day tomorrow.

May 6, 2015

Trio of pledges blasted as unspecific, despite Labour singling out the disguised self-employed. 

May 5, 2015

PM says self-employed need maternity pay, pensions and mortgages reviewed.

Apr 28, 2015

Spending on tech suppliers is going on services that IT directors don’t rate.

Apr 28, 2015

Fresh off-payroll guidance tells public clients how to check for IR35 now BETs are off.

Apr 23, 2015

Services that conciliate and mediate are best with the courts, not as alternatives.

Apr 22, 2015

Labour leader lets his party's slight on the self-employed continue.

Apr 20, 2015

The 'freelance-friendly' pledges of Cameron, Clegg, Farage, Bennett and Sturgeon.

Apr 20, 2015

The very workers targeted by HMRC are the ones who need a say, appeals AUCAE.

Apr 17, 2015

What Nick Clegg and his party are pledging to win your vote.

Apr 17, 2015

What David Cameron and his party are promising to win your vote.

Apr 16, 2015

What Ed Miliband and his party are promising in return for your vote.

Apr 14, 2015

Targets include dormant companies and 'disguised self-employment.'

Apr 13, 2015

FTSE firms reportedly at risk of being bitten for flouting cookie law.

Apr 13, 2015

Demand's upward spiral will likely make six IT contractor-types fidgety if their rates aren't right.

Apr 10, 2015

Holiday pay ruling may have 'major impact' on contract staffing sector.

Apr 9, 2015

Wrongly telling HMRC that you're F, when you're likely D, could have consequences.

Apr 8, 2015

Yesterday's rule to exempt 'Ltds' from reporting small value benefits isn't in force.

Apr 7, 2015

Big companies urged to buy their unflattering TLDs before somebody else does.

Apr 2, 2015

Two new frameworks + four official moves = IR35 (and the Forum) going nowhere.

Apr 1, 2015

Inside IR35 contractors will be relieved that Osborne retained Entrepreneurs' Relief.

Mar 31, 2015

UK and Ireland accounted for 42 per cent of the total European investment in Fintech. 

Mar 30, 2015

Another oil giant's contract IT workforce is told to lower their rates by 15% or leave.

Mar 25, 2015

The unintended consequences of stripping tax relief from the supervised, directed and controlled.

Mar 25, 2015

Chancellor's simplification measure seems like anything but from a technology standpoint.

Mar 24, 2015

VAT charges when contractors bid for public work to be nullified from April.

Mar 23, 2015

Experts clash over the slow death of T&S relief for the supervised, directed and controlled.

Mar 19, 2015

Six sections stating the key announcements of George Osborne's sixth Budget. 

Mar 19, 2015

No more tax relief from next April if you're supervised, directed and controlled.

Mar 18, 2015

George Osborne 'takes Britain one more big step from austerity to prosperity.'

Mar 18, 2015

Joined-up thinking seems to have kicked the expenses clampdown into the long grass.

Mar 17, 2015

IFA to contractors reveals what he expects (and wants) to see from the chancellor. 

Mar 17, 2015

What George Osborne should (and shouldn't) offer PSC contractors on Wednesday.

Mar 13, 2015

The hubs and hot skills that are driving demand in the technology contracts market.

Mar 12, 2015

Oil giant tells temporary tech workforce to accept pay cut or quit.

Mar 11, 2015

Most umbrella companies expect a withholding of tax relief, rather than a withdrawal. 

Mar 11, 2015

Firms throwing money at the demand-supply mismatch is lining the IT labour market's pockets. 

Mar 10, 2015