Contracting News

What to ask your employer ahead of April’s clampdown on T&S tax relief.

Jan 14, 2016

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

Jan 13, 2016

Three outcomes that belie the government’s assessment of ‘no economic impact.’  

Jan 12, 2016

Growth of temporary IT opportunities surges to the quickest since April.

Jan 11, 2016

Tech hubs help take the rate of IT company formation to pre-recession territory. 

Jan 7, 2016

Five things set to dominate the PSC contractor market over the next 12 months.

Jan 7, 2016

Even a real-world look at T&S restrictions is populated by more questions than answers.  

Jan 6, 2016

Contractors’ top-paying clients set for ‘selective and strategic’ IT spending mode.  

Jan 5, 2016

IFA: Use the festive holiday to unwrap a nest egg that’s no longer stuffy or rigid.

Dec 23, 2015

Over 76,000 people object at being forced to report to HMRC 'at least' every quarter.

Dec 21, 2015

Only 10 days left to register with HMRC for comparatively 'generous' terms.

Dec 21, 2015

Some liquidating contractors will rethink ahead of a big change to company distribution rules.

Dec 17, 2015

Answers sought on why you went 'Ltd;' how much it costs to comply and what you'd change.

Dec 16, 2015

Shrewd contractors won't just wait for the shoe(s) to drop.

Dec 16, 2015

Seven-day processing time faces 'Ltds' filing paper forms by Dec 31st.

Dec 14, 2015

A 'no surprises' bill reads much better for limited companies than it does for brolly workers.

Dec 10, 2015

Ten areas where the Revenue is squaring up to contractors -- now and for the future.

Dec 9, 2015

'Sky high' premiums on offer, notably for Cyber Security Crisis Managers.

Dec 9, 2015

Labour and Tory MPs team up to take on a 'short-sighted' plan to restrict T&S relief.

Dec 8, 2015

How to avoid your company's paper documents being rejected is spelt out.

Dec 8, 2015

Digital marketers are the only contractors who IT agents are struggling to find.

Dec 7, 2015

Ofcom warns home Wi-Fi users to be on guard against a small and seasonal foe.

Dec 4, 2015

Give recognition to the people who helped you contract in the last year.

Dec 2, 2015

All but two IT contractor skills are pointing in a positive pay direction.

Dec 1, 2015

The end of ongoing relief is an extra strain on umbrella contractors' expenses from April.

Nov 30, 2015

Seventeen definitive steps to be taken, including forgetting the Freelancer Limited Company.

Nov 27, 2015

What IT contractors can’t afford to miss in the chancellor’s AS-Spending Review combo.

Nov 26, 2015

Cap on contracting could be unveiled as early as next month, PSCs told.

Nov 26, 2015

Osborne unveils a combined Spending Review and Autumn Statement to 'rebuild Britain.'

Nov 25, 2015

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