Contracting News

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

Top advisers tell ContractorUK the contractors who win, lose and draw out of Osborne's red box. 

Mar 20, 2014

Chancellor tells 43,000 taxpayers, including contractors, to pay now, fight later.

Mar 19, 2014

Osborne hails a Budget for makers, doers and savers to give Britain a resilient economy.

Mar 19, 2014

Its pay ultimatum makes it the first bank of 2014 to put the squeeze on temporary techies.

Mar 19, 2014

Chancellor urged to let contractors claim any IT-business training as an expense.

Mar 18, 2014

Revenue agrees to a number of changes, including a new rule to hit tax-led incorporations.

Mar 17, 2014

'Pensions, mortgages and avoidance are where the chancellor shouldn't tinker.' 

Mar 13, 2014

What the contract workforce should look out for from the chancellor on March 19. 

Mar 12, 2014

Minister hails public sector tax crackdown, despite 125 victims and £501,000 in fines.

Mar 12, 2014

Court rules hyperlinks as legal, but not necessarily in all circumstances.

Mar 11, 2014

Tech departments staffing up with permies has eased the requirement for contractors.

Mar 10, 2014

False self-employment and other crackdowns 'greatly uncertain' in terms of yield.

Mar 10, 2014

'Delay false self-employment rules, rename NI and hit offshore tax evaders.'

Mar 7, 2014

Even bigger downgrades on offer to IT contractors who want 'additional security'.

Mar 5, 2014

BIS fails to hit an agency accused of trying to squeeze an IT contractor for £55,000.

Mar 5, 2014

Panic on pay day, as banks’ customers get locked out of their mobile accounts.

Mar 3, 2014

Properties with poor connectivity tipped to fetch a fifth less.

Mar 3, 2014

'IT contracting's buoyancy has given a much-needed fillip for the tech workforce.'

Feb 28, 2014

Revealed: the IT innovations with the most capability to reshape the future.

Feb 28, 2014

Contractors, you'll be less 'ignorable' if you join a new online movement.  

Feb 27, 2014

Paper filing for some VAT firms is the only way to avoid more litigation, HMRC told.

Feb 27, 2014

Project and programme managers were 2013's most rate-rich IT contractors.

Feb 25, 2014

Where in the UK demand for IT skills on a temporary basis is shaping up.

Feb 25, 2014

Spooked by loose lips on LinkedIn, defence officials issue a threat of their own.

Feb 24, 2014

Awry IT is the suspected culprit behind a ‘limited’ outage on Friday.

Feb 24, 2014

Life sentence for a techie who claimed to have a momentary loss of control.

Feb 21, 2014

'Vital to populate the IT workforce with contractors, whose pay rates are rising.'

Feb 20, 2014

PCG: More people than ever before going it alone in bad times and good times is telling.

Feb 20, 2014

'You might be right,' taxman concedes to critics concerned he's overstepped the mark. 

Feb 19, 2014

Contractors, do your bit to reject arming HMRC with an arbitrary and alarming new power.

Feb 18, 2014

HMRC said to be investigating one of its own over an alleged £2.4m scam.

Feb 17, 2014