Contracting News

Government told to explain why the attack on 65,000 people is retrospective.

May 12, 2014

MPs say only a judge or ombudsman should rule when unpaid tax can be seized directly.

May 12, 2014

Pendulum of demand swung in April to IT freelancers and away from permies.

May 9, 2014

Safeguards on the taxman's incoming right to seize your funds don't go far enough, says LITRG.

May 8, 2014

Digital by default strategy has boosted the state's stock of temporary IT contracts.

May 8, 2014

Paper filing makes a return, thanks to three traders and two years of hard work.

May 6, 2014

Campaign demanding fairer treatment for freelancers wants your support on May 5th.

May 2, 2014

Under threat, droves of IT contractors say they'd rather go than stay and get squeezed.

Apr 30, 2014

File today to avoid the risk of incurring further fines which could reach up to £900.

Apr 29, 2014

Consultants and others with second incomes are in the taxman's crosshairs.

Apr 28, 2014

Contractors' body says three proposals smack of a taxman failing in a failed system.

Apr 25, 2014

Taxman attacked for wanting to charge firms for your 'anonymised' details.

Apr 24, 2014

Checking for MOO in gaps between assignments is a job umbrella contractors can do too.

Apr 23, 2014

The government will turn company-filing simplification proposals into policies.

Apr 23, 2014

New rules loom large for aspiring, existing and rogue company directors.

Apr 22, 2014

Internet-based service suppliers with EU customers offered the official lowdown. 

Apr 22, 2014

Clients and agents of umbrella contractors are 'nervous,' as the Revenue beats Reed, again.

Apr 17, 2014

Nothing to fear if you travel from home to work as a director-employee of a PSC. 

Apr 16, 2014

War of words erupts over what the self-employment boom means for the UK.

Apr 15, 2014

Limited company quartet get 27 years for phone and computer chip import/export scam.

Apr 14, 2014

The UK's most desirable areas dominate a Top 10 of where the self-employed live.

Apr 11, 2014

Experienced workers credited with 70% of the increase in self-employment.

Apr 11, 2014

Why the PSC Committee's report is an unhelpful medley of 'ifs' and 'buts.'

Apr 10, 2014

A more aggressive approach with smaller firms is paying dividends for the VAT man.

Apr 10, 2014

Why ministers should (but probably won't) follow through with the slap in the taxman's face over IR35.

Apr 9, 2014

The PSC Committee's report is proof that we're not 'all in this together.'

Apr 9, 2014

The calls for IT freelancers abate for the third month in a row, albeit from a 32-month high.

Apr 8, 2014

What the Lords inquiry into personal service companies recommends and why.

Apr 7, 2014

Study finds that connected Britons only get half the speed they sign up to.

Apr 3, 2014

Taxman alerted to the first model designed to bypass his onshore intermediary rules.

Apr 2, 2014

London is still the rate-richest, but cities in Scotland are the ones to watch.

Apr 2, 2014

Quality and quantity issues force Digital Shoreditch to shelve two tech events.

Apr 1, 2014

Fiscal upturn is a 'double-edged sword' for IT temps, as it means fewer cuts but less demand.

Mar 31, 2014

Onus is on HMRC, or the courts, to clarify when and what contractors can claim.

 

Mar 28, 2014

The laptop buyer who refused to fold for 16 years will be applauded by consumers.

Mar 28, 2014

Affected parties have a very short timeframe to solve many practical issues, says KPMG.

Mar 27, 2014

Director of IT hiring foresees stability for most, and rate rises for a significant minority.

Mar 26, 2014

Your chance to join the former Fujitsu contractor who gets 165 premium IT courses for free.

Mar 25, 2014

Budget 2014 stays the course on company cars while accelerating the tax rates.

Mar 24, 2014

The bulk of contract IT workers expect rates to rise, despite the return of pay ultimatums.

Mar 21, 2014