Contracting News

A 'Yes' or 'No' vote tomorrow will change the Union, but how can it change things for you? 

Sep 17, 2014

Staffing body lists nine issues that an independent Scotland would need to tackle. 

Sep 17, 2014

The state's Home Business Initiative is 'much-needed recognition' of 2.9m traders.

Sep 16, 2014

But its usage, satisfaction rating and need for expertise are all firmly on the up.

Sep 16, 2014

First batch of 'pay-up first' demands hits individuals and firms accused of avoidance.

Sep 15, 2014

Small but mature services firms put their barriers up when a HMRC inspector calls.

Sep 11, 2014

Small firms deserve a little more time before being eligible for fines, says HMRC.

Sep 11, 2014

HMRC catches up with a money launderer and his £1.4million turnover.

Sep 11, 2014

Treasury wants ‘innovative and original’ policy ideas in time for December 3rd.

Sep 10, 2014

Adviser asks the taxman to show sympathy for IT contractors who were misled.

Sep 9, 2014

Communications watchdog prowls the SME market, mulling whether to regulate.

Sep 9, 2014

'Due-in payments will only be in after the IT department comes up with a fix.'

Sep 8, 2014

And new IT contract availability rises at its fastest rate in 16 years.

Sep 4, 2014

Being charged death tax while you're still alive? Not in this lifetime; not for almost all of us.  

Sep 4, 2014

Top ten IR35 considerations ahead of an expected report on the rule’s new processes.

Sep 2, 2014

Poll finds politicians' strong views about start-ups often backed up by unawareness.

Sep 2, 2014

PCG is now the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed.

Sep 1, 2014

Limited companies warned that HMRC can go back as far it wants for tax details.

Sep 1, 2014

Contractor body joins the other small business champions taking on the banks.

Aug 31, 2014

Public and private tie-up contracts come in millions shy of the chancellor's goal.

Aug 31, 2014

'Fast and furious' inquiry calls internet, business and consultancy experts to give evidence.

Aug 28, 2014

The age-old stamp of quality and safety has been updated for the digital age.

Aug 28, 2014

Chancellor accused of an 'inappropriate' comparison in hailing the coalition's war on tax avoiders.

Aug 27, 2014

Like the economy's, the contract IT market's recovery is taking hold in cities and shires.

Aug 25, 2014

Peaks and cover no longer key for IT contractors, who are being less pushed to go perm. 

Aug 25, 2014

Controversial 'strict liability' measure shows quite how big a stick HMRC wants to yield.

Aug 22, 2014

Survey of freelance techies finds less longing for long gigs and more pay optimism.

Aug 21, 2014

Shrewd contractors eyeing a new home will jump in step with the September bounce.

Aug 20, 2014

Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility put out of bounds to trust users, who are now on a deadline.

Aug 18, 2014

Osborne warned that a raid on tax debtors' bank accounts could be unlawful.

Aug 18, 2014

Now more than ever, ministers are right to ask why IT is still very much a man's world.

Aug 13, 2014

Tax simplification unit brings up subscriptions, accommodation, dispensations and training.

Aug 12, 2014

For the first time this year, IT skills are in shortest supply among contractors, not permies.

Aug 11, 2014

Accountant tots up the nuances being omitted by the press, unions and BBC.

Aug 11, 2014

Doing due diligence on a potential client will soon be a lot easier for contractors.

Aug 8, 2014

Case law is already fit for purpose; let it do its job and let one-man bands do theirs.

Aug 7, 2014

Taxman compensates thousands of people for lax treatment he tried to brush off.

Aug 5, 2014

A tax case offers a 'useful indicator' of passing, or failing, the April legislation's control test.

 

Jul 31, 2014

Techies invited to dust off recession-hit ideas in return for up to £2m in R&D funds.

Jul 31, 2014

Contractors to get a say on the dividing line between employed and self-employed.

Jul 30, 2014