Contracting News

End-users removed from HMRC crackdown on offshore employment intermediaries.

Oct 18, 2013

Forum member Kate Cottrell warns a shake-up to IR35 processes may be incoming.

Oct 17, 2013

ISAs & Entrepreneurs' Relief emerge as potential targets for a revenue-hungry chancellor.

Oct 14, 2013

Conviction stands for a freelance techie who tried to befuddle a judge with contract law.

Oct 11, 2013

And seven temporary IT specialisms already exceed the 7.5% rate rise that was forecast.

Oct 10, 2013

One new tax system should cover sole traders and incorporated firms alike – FSB.

Oct 10, 2013

Twenty-four hours will be dedicated to contractors and the flexible workforce.

Oct 9, 2013

September saw a slight softening in the strong demand for temporary IT skills.

Oct 8, 2013

Cyber crime and efficiency compel banks and finance houses to boost IT budgets.

Oct 8, 2013

Tax tribunal finds HMRC breached the human rights of three small business owners.

Oct 7, 2013

What the big three said about contractors, the self-employed and small companies.

Oct 3, 2013

Miliband has the right boots on the ground for a notoriously divisive area of policy-making.

Oct 2, 2013

Define freelancers and make the tax code simpler, says the Conservatives' Chris Pincher.

Oct 2, 2013

Hays urges policymakers to champion contractors to IT and other skills-starved sectors.

Oct 1, 2013

Softening in HMRC's litigious approach proves too little, too late.

Oct 1, 2013

Family history details used to convince the well-heeled to part with their cash.

Sep 30, 2013

London's home-based businesses among those urged to claim to keep thriving.

Sep 30, 2013

'Declare your single rental by 2014 or face stiffer penalties and possible prosecution.'

Sep 27, 2013

Government IT contractors could see prompt payment written into their contracts.

Sep 26, 2013

IT consultants can double their mobility clients within the next few months – analyst.

Sep 26, 2013

Haul from tax investigations into small companies up 31% in the last year.

Sep 25, 2013

Still in the red and far from recovery, but shrinking less than it did in 2011 – analyst.

Sep 24, 2013

No direct crackdown, but changes afoot for some directors, tax plans and temps.

Sep 23, 2013

Twenty arrested over the use of bogus IT maintenance men armed with KVM switches.

Sep 23, 2013

Less bench-sitting reinforces evidence of an upswing for temporary IT workers.

Sep 19, 2013

Courts will frown on using an ex-employer's LI contacts for your own rival business.

Sep 19, 2013

Techie to indulge his personal Star Wars/Matrix fantasy, in course 1 of 165.

Sep 18, 2013

Search begins to find 12 techies whose start-ups punch above their weight.

Sep 17, 2013

David Cameron foresees 'thousands more' new businesses, thanks to fresh funding.

Sep 17, 2013

GAAR advisory panel loses a NICs expert with a penchant for irreverent language.

Sep 16, 2013

HMRC moving to expected to boost the user-friendliness of its content.

Sep 16, 2013

Telco blames a techie who knew its IT infrastructure for the robbery of 2m customer files.

Sep 13, 2013

Government hails a cut in red tape for 1.5 million micro-businesses.

Sep 12, 2013

Lawyer trounces claims that legally paying the least tax possible is an obligation.

Sep 10, 2013

August was the hottest month for IT contractors since April 2011.

Sep 9, 2013

Taxman to spot evaders using small companies' card payment details.

Sep 9, 2013

A dozen places on Whitehall IT panels open to techies enriched by the public good.

Sep 6, 2013

Umbrella company contractors, among other professionals, will be hit if unions get their way.

Sep 5, 2013

OTS wants input on the complicated rules for limited and umbrella company users. 

Sep 5, 2013

It's no longer just the client's e-services that developers are expected to connect with.

Sep 4, 2013