Contracting News

The hubs and hot skills that are driving demand in the technology contracts market.

Mar 12, 2015

Oil giant tells temporary tech workforce to accept pay cut or quit.

Mar 11, 2015

Most umbrella companies expect a withholding of tax relief, rather than a withdrawal. 

Mar 11, 2015

Firms throwing money at the demand-supply mismatch is lining the IT labour market's pockets. 

Mar 10, 2015

A destabilising of contractors at the MoD requires an urgent rethink, says IPSE.

Mar 9, 2015

Tax unit makes at least 45 mentions of the rule it's restricted from exploring.

Mar 5, 2015

The 22 big things the government should do on status, listed and at-a-glance.

Mar 5, 2015

A lack of capacity and skills is auspicious if you're one of seven types of IT contractor.

Mar 4, 2015

A tightening up to a payment code should help small firms, even if it is only voluntary.

Mar 2, 2015

Aid is issued to people who work for themselves that get stung for not self-assessing correctly.

Feb 27, 2015

A new law requires 'prompt payment' throughout the government's supply chain.

Feb 26, 2015

An investigation into the outsourcing giant is the right response to allegations, says IPSE.

Feb 24, 2015

UK’s contractor body gives a green light to the rail network’s digital upgrade.

Feb 17, 2015

The difference between a skilled IT contractor and an interim manager seems lost on most end-users.

Feb 16, 2015

The taxman's biggest ever data grab in the contractor market? Probably…

Feb 12, 2015

Contractor body backs red tape reduction, but warns of a new growth restriction.

Feb 12, 2015

The start of 2015 had the edge over the end of 2014, as predicted to ContractorUK.

Feb 9, 2015

Battle of the Silicons: the Glen is only slightly lagging behind the Roundabout. 

Feb 5, 2015

Only six days left to talk the taxman out of robbing you of relief on travel and subsistence.

Feb 4, 2015

Just as many top rate brolly workers are in the likes of Manchester than London.

Feb 4, 2015

State agency says it's got better since being told its error caused a 'Ltd' to collapse.

Feb 3, 2015

HMRC wants to publicly identify repeat avoiders, even if they are indifferent to public outrage.

Feb 3, 2015

Taxman's record on IT suppliers inspires 'little confidence' that he'll succeed in 2017.

Feb 2, 2015

Take-home pay is one of the few positives for the increasingly cautious contract workforce.  

Jan 30, 2015

London's daily IT pay divides into the lucrative, the flat and the long-term static. 

Jan 27, 2015

Politicians may target the increasingly costly tax break you get when disposing a company.

Jan 26, 2015

'Astonishing' fee rise of up to 622% awaits those taking a commercial dispute to court. 

Jan 23, 2015

Hopefully, it will be only the media who's taken in by 'brollies' who aren't proper brollies.

Jan 22, 2015

Five industry bosses respond to the Dispatches investigation into umbrellas.

Jan 22, 2015

ContractorUK survey finds less pessimism among its readers this year than last.

Jan 21, 2015

Investigations into small businesses collect more additional tax than ever before.

Jan 20, 2015

Financial masterclass to include timely advice on how to do your tax return.

Jan 19, 2015

FinTech and Apps credited with adding to the stock of one-man bands.

Jan 16, 2015

Both PSC and brolly workers should keep calm and contribute to HMRC’s 'discussion.'

Jan 15, 2015

The best agents, advisers, brollies, clients and contractors (among others), are revealed.

Jan 14, 2015

Contract IT market reverts to its traditional course of slowing before Christmas. 

Jan 12, 2015

CEO's foul-mouthed tirade at an IT contractor in 2009 may catch up with him. 

Jan 9, 2015

Chancellor chooses his words (and timing) carefully for his last red box.   

Jan 6, 2015

Or are the previous 12 months as good as it gets for independent workers?

Jan 5, 2015

Optimism, concern and anxiety are each by-products of the T&S consultation.   

Dec 23, 2014