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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

A new red flag for contractors emerges, ahead of much easier IR35 enforcement for HMRC.

Nov 2, 2016

Chancellor's Brexiter colleague said to favour leaving out an economic boost on November 23rd.

Nov 1, 2016

Tribunal risks crashing the 'gig economy' by deeming 40,000 app drivers as not self-employed.

Oct 31, 2016

Hammond heard looking at disallowing the one-two punch of a Budget followed by an AS.

Oct 31, 2016

New Revenue team deployed to combat 'intermediary risks.'

Oct 25, 2016

Already banned company director admits to pocketing £4.7m in reclaimed VAT.

Oct 20, 2016

Accountancy firm's temporary techies to each net thousands less before Christmas.

Oct 19, 2016

Chancellor criticised for being too risk-averse, just as firms ask him to boost them by billions.

Oct 18, 2016

Jittery clients shifted their IT hiring to 'temporary,' and most will stay reliant.

Oct 14, 2016

Boffins lauded for their contractual input on business ownership, bonuses and bankruptcy.

Oct 14, 2016

How a HMRC consultation could end up hurting the availability and cost of guidance you rely on.

Oct 12, 2016

The shrugging off by clients continues, despite one or two hiring pauses -- REC.

Oct 10, 2016

'Focus on employers, forget more of the same and resist tarring with the same brush.'  

Oct 6, 2016

Contractors with offshore tax issues will be hard-pressed to find the WDF's soft spots.

Oct 5, 2016

Chancellor hints at help for high-tech, including on hiring IT workers from abroad.

Oct 4, 2016

PM gets a CEO to review the blurring between bosses, workers and contractors.

Oct 3, 2016

Scheme selling your PSC to Cyprus, so income can turn into relievable gains, is targeted.

Sep 28, 2016

Contractors, here's why HMRC's new warning to you isn't acceptable.

Sep 28, 2016

City IT critic blames a contractor's hardware for its computer meltdown.

Sep 27, 2016

Three-week wait to get vetted could be over, hope workers, agents and clients.

Sep 26, 2016

Their harsher tax treatment could make dividends the issue that 15 lobbyists unite behind.

Sep 26, 2016

'If you can't pay, we'll take it away,' taxman tells more than twice as many firms.

Sep 23, 2016

Contractors, write to your MP about the damage IR35 reform will inflict from April.

Sep 21, 2016