Contracting News

IFA: The chancellor won't hold any punches and he’ll focus on easy targets.

Nov 25, 2015

No proposal in the AS to cap PSC contracting, but it could still be around the corner.

Nov 25, 2015

Small IT companies seen under the sharp end of the chancellor's axe.

Nov 24, 2015

Today's price cap on IT agency contractors looks perilous for healthcare and its tech talent pool.

Nov 23, 2015

Two sources (independent of each other) flesh out a plan to put some PSCs on the payroll.

Nov 20, 2015

Data experts aren't the only IT contractors impacted by the Investigatory Powers Bill.

Nov 19, 2015

A 'one-month-then-payroll' clause won’t work where many think IR35 has failed.

Nov 18, 2015

A future of higher costs and more rules is making contract workers much less upbeat.

Nov 17, 2015

Ten days left to tell officials how changes to the conduct regs would help (or wouldn’t).

Nov 13, 2015

Letter template lets contractors object to the 'rumoured' plan to payroll PSCs after a month.

Nov 12, 2015

Overload of information protection developments should put IT contractors on alert in four areas.

Nov 11, 2015

Fallout from 'one-month cap' would be economical as well as political, chancellor told.

Nov 10, 2015

Ex-government secondee declines to add to conjecture by the Mail and Guardian.

Nov 9, 2015

Three straight months of slower growth for IT contractors comes to an end.

Nov 6, 2015

Scathing report reveals how the Revenue is failing millions of taxpayers on multiple fronts.

Nov 5, 2015

'Control' should be the ONLY choice viable to HMRC.

Nov 4, 2015

Make it easier, not harder, for digital entrepreneurs to come to Britain, PM told.

Nov 2, 2015

Widower's 'callous' son pocketed £120,000 by charging her his client day rate.  

Oct 30, 2015

Most contract professionals think Britain is stronger in (not out of) Europe - survey.

Oct 29, 2015

Contract techies at GBM begin doing the same work for less money; less of the time.

Oct 28, 2015

Making business simpler and less taxing should top the chancellor's agenda on Nov 25.

Oct 28, 2015

Revenue retires its paperwork probes, but firms booked in will still have an inspector call.

Oct 22, 2015

Umbrella boss maps out the contracting landscape in a post-SDC world.

Oct 21, 2015

A single measure imposed on HMRC casts you as the low-hanging fruit, multiple times.

Oct 20, 2015

Government relaxes rules on immigration so talented techies can be brought in easier.

Oct 19, 2015

Business owners should set out their tax affairs online – CBI.

Oct 19, 2015

Councillors to get the very tax breaks that contractors face having removed.

Oct 16, 2015

Recruiters who rule-break with malice will be the focus of BIS’s enforcement teams.

Oct 15, 2015

One-man bands will welcome lower prices, says IPSE.

Oct 15, 2015

Attempts by HMRC to spell out supervision, direction or control are 'perfunctory'.

Oct 12, 2015

Fewer and fewer freelancers foresee more public IT contracts.

Oct 12, 2015

Whispers of another rate cut put the dampeners on an already subdued September. 

Oct 8, 2015

The upturn is helping stack the odds of small traders paying VAT on time against them.

Oct 7, 2015

Help change government policy on one-man bands for the better, in 20 minutes or less.

Oct 6, 2015

If 'SDC' bites, the end is nigh for tens of thousands of limited companies.

Oct 5, 2015

Independent workers receive some warm words – and pledges – from Labour's new leader.

Oct 5, 2015

Even those contractors who can (and want to) pay their APN are beset with cashflow concerns. 

Oct 2, 2015

Contractors join celebs in the Revenue's six-figure net where you pay up front.

Oct 1, 2015

Findings from ISPE suggest that an anti-late payment 'tsar' is not before time.

Oct 1, 2015

Two weeks' forced leave + 10% reduction = contractors almost 20% worse off.

Sep 30, 2015