Osborne hails a Budget for makers, doers and savers to give Britain a resilient economy.
Its pay ultimatum makes it the first bank of 2014 to put the squeeze on temporary techies.
Chancellor urged to let contractors claim any IT-business training as an expense.
Revenue agrees to a number of changes, including a new rule to hit tax-led incorporations.
'Pensions, mortgages and avoidance are where the chancellor shouldn't tinker.'
What the contract workforce should look out for from the chancellor on March 19.
Minister hails public sector tax crackdown, despite 125 victims and £501,000 in fines.
Court rules hyperlinks as legal, but not necessarily in all circumstances.
Tech departments staffing up with permies has eased the requirement for contractors.
False self-employment and other crackdowns 'greatly uncertain' in terms of yield.
'Delay false self-employment rules, rename NI and hit offshore tax evaders.'
Even bigger downgrades on offer to IT contractors who want 'additional security'.
BIS fails to hit an agency accused of trying to squeeze an IT contractor for £55,000.
Panic on pay day, as banks’ customers get locked out of their mobile accounts.
Properties with poor connectivity tipped to fetch a fifth less.
'IT contracting's buoyancy has given a much-needed fillip for the tech workforce.'
Revealed: the IT innovations with the most capability to reshape the future.
Contractors, you'll be less 'ignorable' if you join a new online movement.
Paper filing for some VAT firms is the only way to avoid more litigation, HMRC told.
Project and programme managers were 2013's most rate-rich IT contractors.
Where in the UK demand for IT skills on a temporary basis is shaping up.
Spooked by loose lips on LinkedIn, defence officials issue a threat of their own.
Awry IT is the suspected culprit behind a ‘limited’ outage on Friday.
Life sentence for a techie who claimed to have a momentary loss of control.
'Vital to populate the IT workforce with contractors, whose pay rates are rising.'
PCG: More people than ever before going it alone in bad times and good times is telling.
'You might be right,' taxman concedes to critics concerned he's overstepped the mark.
Contractors, do your bit to reject arming HMRC with an arbitrary and alarming new power.
HMRC said to be investigating one of its own over an alleged £2.4m scam.
An extra six months for firms to 'get to grips' with RTI or be hit for late filing.
Switzerland's tougher stance on newcomers could lead to 80,000 fewer jobs.
MP hasn't had assurance that a successor to the £100m IT project failure will succeed.
Contractors seeking Swiss clients will be among those affected by the vote for quotas.
'Considerable progress' in how banks would deal with a cyber assault on the City.
How tax returns that reached the Revenue after Jan 31 can avoid a penalty.
Revenue wants your help in adding to the 178 phishing websites it crushed last month.
'Try before you buy' policy holds IT contractor demand at a historically high level.
From April, droves of the self-employed will be taxed as employed, with none of the rights that go with it.
New IT steps should help, but a legal threat thwarts the BBC's bid to put ‘DMI aside’.
'Online registration service should close if it can’t check for money laundering.'