Contracting News

Retailers emerge as the best of a bad bunch, but it's the techies who are actively hiring.

Oct 27, 2014

'Pay-up first' power has already netted HMRC more than £25m since August.

Oct 27, 2014

Manual spelling out 'the look and feel' of a lawful payroll provider is not before time.

Oct 23, 2014

Payroll firms asked to share their facts and figures to help bend the government's ear.

Oct 23, 2014

Limited liability, not dodging their fair share, is primarily why contractors incorporate.

Oct 22, 2014

Study on why contractors go 'Ltd' lays to rest a big myth that the taxman perpetuates.

Oct 22, 2014

New code isn't a panacea for IT contractors, but it is a big move in the right direction.

Oct 21, 2014

Ministers, accountants and campaigners each read new 'tax gap' data differently. 

Oct 20, 2014

Online business register asks for user feedback ahead of its move to next month.

Oct 16, 2014

Three types of sanctions have a growing number of people in their sights.

Oct 16, 2014

The future of IR35 is unlikely to be signed off next month, as HMRC had hoped.

Oct 15, 2014

Their sectors are still seen as struggling but contractors, in the main, fancy their own chances.

Oct 14, 2014

ATT: Urgent probe needed because RTI is no longer delivering 'real' information.

Oct 13, 2014

Appetite for tech freelancers was stronger in September than at any time since 1998.

Oct 10, 2014

Tech teams face a 'great deal of work' to get GDPR-compliant and avoid a €1m fine.

Oct 9, 2014

Miliband's anti-brolly stance is worrying ignorance that industry must unite against.

Oct 8, 2014

Shadow Business Secretary told that his party is demonising the umbrella market.

Oct 8, 2014

With the Home Office not negotiating on RTW checks, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

Oct 7, 2014

Top earning PAYE contractors face the biggest ever salary-swiping power.

Oct 3, 2014

Chancellor is backed by an IT analyst for being set to unleash 'the Google tax.'

Oct 2, 2014

HMRC's new guidance: a missed opportunity or intentionally missing the mark?

Oct 1, 2014

IFA: It's not just older voters Osborne's wooing by letting Brits pass on their pensions tax-free.

Sep 30, 2014

And one giant IT contractor is going to mandate the accreditation through its entire supply chain.

Sep 29, 2014

There is a gaping hole in the policy requiring 'employers' to vet 'employees.'

Sep 29, 2014

Labour leader forgets the deficit but befriends techies, apprentices and freelancers.  

Sep 25, 2014

Less than a month to go until digital services suppliers to the EU can use MOSS.

Sep 25, 2014

How Googling someone before you speak to them is evolving into a sophisticated recruitment tool.

Sep 24, 2014

Schools enlist IT freelancers to ensure internal systems reflect the new curriculum.

Sep 23, 2014

Combined group will be Top 30 UK accountancy business.

Sep 22, 2014

Numerous tax systems would exist across the UK if bosses were in charge.

Sep 22, 2014

The people of Scotland have their say: the United Kingdom is staying United.

Sep 19, 2014

Party urged to put people who work for themselves at the heart of its policy agenda.

Sep 19, 2014

IFA: Tightening the rules on accidental landlords will disproportionately hit contractors. 

Sep 18, 2014

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 12, 2014

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

Sep 11, 2014