Contracting News

Contractors can have their say on PSCs, IR35 and shifting responsibility to clients.

Nov 21, 2013

IR35, contracts, skills and tax are what contractors want the chancellor to tackle.

Nov 20, 2013

Another female tax official sent down - for 18 months after swindling £93,000.

Nov 20, 2013

It isn't industry which is coming up with steps that contractors will want the chancellor to take.

Nov 19, 2013

Techie who hoped Lord Sugar would hire him is fired as a company director.

Nov 18, 2013

Faster internet access will see most Brits work from home a few days a month – report.

Nov 18, 2013

Lucrative careers await IT contractors who can rise to the challenges of interim working.

Nov 14, 2013

Operators' IT chiefs will prioritise projects that support the customer experience.

Nov 14, 2013

Why it's not just your local GP's caring side that you'll hope your accountant emulates.

Nov 13, 2013

'Astonished' MPs say HMRC can’t even engage its own 'woefully inadequate' target.

Nov 12, 2013

A law graduate and moderniser will head the inquiry into personal services companies.

 

Nov 11, 2013

Revenue catches one of its own, helping herself to colleagues’ retirement cash.

Nov 11, 2013

Lords inquiry to probe PSCs in the private sector, and how they impact tax collection.

Nov 8, 2013

Demand for IT freelancers reverted in Oct to its highest level for more than two years.

Nov 8, 2013

Freelancers will be stung unless they can report late-paying clients in confidence, says PCG.

Nov 8, 2013

Online tax accounts to replace full returns for 1.7m self-assessors.

Nov 5, 2013

HMRC is avoiding obstinacy by changing tack on paperwork probes, says ATT.

Nov 5, 2013

Firms offered free software to gauge the potential commercial value of IP assets. 

Nov 4, 2013

Details of UK individuals banking on the island will automatically be fed to HMRC.

Nov 4, 2013

Police ask for help in probing the fatal stabbing of an IT graduate in Sheffield.

Nov 1, 2013

PM: Owners of shell companies, and all other firms, to be made public.

Nov 1, 2013

Broadband-enabled spare rooms dominate, but not for sleeping or meeting.

Oct 31, 2013

After a few false starts, now is seen as a 'good time' for contractors to go Cloud.

Oct 31, 2013

Shrewd contractors will top up, even if an ISA cap is only fodder for the rumour mill.

Oct 30, 2013

Freelancers won't fear rivals claiming more credibility by being publicly registered.

Oct 29, 2013

The contracting of firms to build and manage public IT and apps is under scrutiny.

Oct 28, 2013

Only three days to head off the prospect of up to £1600 in penalties from HMRC.

Oct 28, 2013

Most companies can soon opt for advice instead of having a BRC inspector call.

Oct 24, 2013

Two more high-profile women throw their support behind National Freelancers Day.

Oct 24, 2013

Even well-paid PMs have cause to fear clients extending or 'testing the water'.

Oct 23, 2013

What freelancers expect to earn per day from the shortest-term IT assignments.

Oct 23, 2013

The Insolvency Service should get compensation, not creditors, says Pinsent Masons.

Oct 22, 2013

The mainstream press still don't distinguish between tax-efficiency and avoidance.

 

Oct 22, 2013

Enquiries into professionals who self-assess return an extra £168m for HMRC.

Oct 21, 2013

'Ministers underestimated the impact of making the tax system more internet-based.'

Oct 21, 2013

End-users removed from HMRC crackdown on offshore employment intermediaries.

Oct 18, 2013

Forum member Kate Cottrell warns a shake-up to IR35 processes may be incoming.

Oct 17, 2013

ISAs & Entrepreneurs' Relief emerge as potential targets for a revenue-hungry chancellor.

Oct 14, 2013

Conviction stands for a freelance techie who tried to befuddle a judge with contract law.

Oct 11, 2013

And seven temporary IT specialisms already exceed the 7.5% rate rise that was forecast.

Oct 10, 2013