Contracting News

It may be hard work, but its contractors' job to speak up about unintended consequences.

Aug 11, 2015

A potentially toothless tsar who's quick and cheap won't fill the unpaid with confidence.

Aug 11, 2015

Lobbyist launches letter-writing campaign ahead of a major meeting next month. 

Aug 10, 2015

IT contractor demand still growing, albeit at its weakest rate for 25 months – REC.

Aug 7, 2015

Staffing giant succumbs, as its third attempt to quash a tax bill for 500,000 temps fails.

Aug 6, 2015

Uptick in non-compliance suggests doubling the fine hasn't had the desired effect.

Aug 4, 2015

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Aug 4, 2015

Taxman enters 'full collection mode' after a legal challenge to APNs fails.

Aug 3, 2015

The GMB union sues the ride-hailing app, believing its drivers to not be contractors.

Aug 3, 2015

The much-criticised small business conciliation service is launched; in all but name.

Jul 31, 2015

Taxman is taking just three responses on 'SDC' to mean contractors aren't caught.

Jul 30, 2015

Unmentioned tax changes undermine the rhetoric about supporting single-person businesses.

Jul 29, 2015

Only time will tell if there's a conspiracy against PSCs -- but there probably isn't.

Jul 29, 2015

The weekly allowance for use of home as an office looks inadequate if research is right.

Jul 28, 2015

The picture for bullish contractors is not completely rosy, says IPSE.

Jul 27, 2015

No sympathy from HMRC if you fail to register or declare, contractors warned.

Jul 27, 2015

Foreseeable future for Greece is bleak in terms of UK contractor numbers, says CXC.

Jul 23, 2015

Chancellor's inaction on skills won't disappoint contractors, but a new cap by financial clients will.

Jul 22, 2015

Deadline looms for employment intermediaries to report non-PAYE workers to HMRC.

Jul 16, 2015

Only the likes of the dividend tax hike can ensure the chancellor keeps his party's promise.

Jul 15, 2015

Registrants told what to do if forms they submit conflict with their company's record.

Jul 14, 2015

The rewriting of dividend rules to pick contractors' pockets is a 'tax on success.'

Jul 13, 2015

T&S consultation shows that the SDC hurdle is being set unrealistically high.

Jul 13, 2015

Osborne lands four major blows, aimed at 'killing a limited company's advantages.'

Jul 9, 2015

The contents of yesterday's 'emergency' Budget, listed and at-a-glance.

Jul 9, 2015

Chancellor to raid PSCs by acting on dividends, allowances, expenses and IR35.

Jul 8, 2015

Osborne unveils a Budget for 'working people' that 'puts economic security first.'

Jul 8, 2015

Support, certainty and no nasty surprises please Mr Osborne.

Jul 8, 2015

'Significant premiums' still to be had, even amid a 'lethargic' IT labour market.

Jul 8, 2015

Chancellor receives conflicting appeals on IR35 ahead of tomorrow's Budget.

Jul 7, 2015

How the second red box of 2015 could help or hinder your personal finances.

Jul 6, 2015

Separating the wheat from the chaff would help tackle the questions deficit.

Jul 2, 2015

PM appoints a CEO to 'shine a light' on self-employment's opportunities and obstacles. 

Jul 2, 2015

Tick off the chancellor's key announcements, in what's set to be a Budget of 'bad news.'

Jul 1, 2015

Steady IT spending by banks is cooling the financial sector's tech investment plans. 

Jun 30, 2015

HMRC engages £45million after falling ‘well short’ on call-handling.

Jun 30, 2015

Big, small and tiny traders unified by their call for tax clarity from the chancellor. 

Jun 29, 2015

Pay-up first avoidance bills said to be 'spectacular', and not for the right reasons.  

Jun 29, 2015

Freelance techies who offer a 'niche within a niche' said to also provide savings of up to 75%.

Jun 26, 2015

Final negotiations open ahead of the divisive GDPR being put in place before 2016.

Jun 25, 2015