Contracting News

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

Twelve months of focusing on one-man bands begins in Westminster.

Sep 30, 2015

Paying less to HMRC is the bottom line of two reasons to reform dividends.

Sep 28, 2015

Revenue resorts to manipulating the subconscious of those who won't pay.

Sep 28, 2015

Business officials want one-man bands to speak up about their issues.

Sep 24, 2015

Now's the time for middle ground contractors to stand fast.

Sep 23, 2015

For contractors who want to settle with HMRC, Sep 30 'really is the final deadline.'

Sep 22, 2015

Chancellor picks Nov 25 for his first Tory Spending Review and Autumn Statement.

Sep 21, 2015

Whether it marks a rub or reverting; the living wage will certainly shake things up. 

Sep 16, 2015

Contracting in France, Italy or Portugal is ‘business as usual,’ despite new rules on temping. 

Sep 14, 2015

Revealed: umbrellas are not Adjustment Bureaus with any kind of (status) powers.

Sep 11, 2015

City IT regulator admits to writing off software licences worth millions.

Sep 8, 2015

Candidates 'taking the summer off' blamed for the biggest cooling in over two years.

Sep 7, 2015

Names needed to get the government to reconsider the dividend tax hike.

Sep 7, 2015

A few not so Merry Men are compensating the Creditors of Nottingham for wrongful trading.

Sep 4, 2015

Contractors' advisers agree the new £5k allowance will operate in a way that wasn't implied.

Sep 3, 2015

It can't work any way you try it - so repeal, replace and reposition the liability.

Sep 2, 2015

The first signs of financial headwinds are cause for prudence; not panic.

Sep 1, 2015

Two accountants who bet they could secretly fiddle clients' tax returns lose to HMRC.

Aug 27, 2015

EY backs bringing the FLC back to life amid 'uncertain times' for contracting.

Aug 26, 2015