Contracting News

Chartered advisers welcome a tweak to next month's VAT rules for digital suppliers.

Dec 22, 2014

Technology next year -- social business, omnichannel and the end of traditional files?

Dec 19, 2014

Brollies are unsure that simplification is the sole effect of dispensations dying. 

Dec 19, 2014

New discussion paper outlines 'potential ways forward' to recover lost tax. 

Dec 18, 2014

An ex-IT contractor and a livid client are among a data recovery firm’s ‘best’ call-outs.

Dec 17, 2014

Dependence on contract IT staff across the pond may be growing, but not at corporates.

Dec 16, 2014

100% rise in the number of cyber security contracts as result of hacking.

Dec 16, 2014

Umbrella contractors must wait a little longer to find out what’s in store.

Dec 15, 2014

Government moves to ensure small suppliers get what they're owed without court action.

Dec 11, 2014

Final call to join a study shaping up to be a 'right to reply' to the chancellor.

Dec 10, 2014

Contract IT workers are the least cold temporary personnel in this run-up to Christmas.

Dec 9, 2014

New efficiencies orders will make IT outsourcers rub their hands, at least in some divisions.

Dec 8, 2014

HMRC and its 'dire' detailing of drawdown pensions are spotlighted at an Oscars for gobbledygook.

Dec 8, 2014

Lord Sugar's search for his business partner continues, as do the lessons provided in the BBC1 show.

Dec 5, 2014

Brollies admit their sector isn't perfect, but say nor is the coalition's labelling, understanding and reasoning.   

Dec 4, 2014

Contractors' IFA says Captain 'stay the course' Osborne deserves a 21-gun salute.

Dec 4, 2014

Chancellor divides brollies -- is he launching a lethal attack or a way to level the playing field?

Dec 3, 2014

George Osborne says Britain is on course for national recovery and prosperity.

Dec 3, 2014

Ten small businesses caught by the January 1st rules will get to bend the taxman's ear. 

Dec 3, 2014

Government stops a plan to prohibit corporates being in limited liability partnerships.

Dec 3, 2014

Contractors' IFA reveals seven things the chancellor should announce (or seems set to).

Dec 2, 2014

Swiss bank tells its temporary IT workforce to lower their rates or leave.

Dec 2, 2014

Vote for your favourites of the contract IT marketplace.

Dec 1, 2014

The taxman targeting his information better could do more than just forewarn contractors.

Nov 28, 2014

Osborne increasingly being told a Freelancer Limited Company isn't a necessity.

Nov 27, 2014

Three things every IT contractor will be hoping for on December 3rd.

Nov 26, 2014

Digital Academy launches with the backing of industry, academics and the PM.

Nov 25, 2014

Millions of people who work for themselves win a voice in the prime minister's ear.

Nov 25, 2014

HMRC agrees to 'knock a lot of the teeth out' of its power to raid accounts.

Nov 24, 2014

Bank's system availability claim unravels within 24hrs of regulators' IT penalty order.  

Nov 24, 2014

He's against the political wind, but it's the chancellor who can shift contractor taxation -- not the IR35 Review.

Nov 20, 2014

A review of the year that's nearly up for IT contractors, and what to expect in 2015.

Nov 19, 2014

And an even greater number foresee more IT contracts in the pipeline for 2015.

Nov 18, 2014

UK set to celebrate contractors and the millions of other people who work independently.

Nov 18, 2014

An awry software update two years ago may this week catch up with the state-owned bank.

Nov 17, 2014

Online traders among those bearing the brunt of a 'ruthless, unforgiving' HMRC.

Nov 17, 2014

Britain has IT hubs 'beyond the M25,' but it has much farther to go to beat the Nordics.

Nov 14, 2014

Government urged to give tax relief to digital owner-managers who up-skill their workers.

Nov 14, 2014

Contractors deserve to sleep easier; clients want surety and HMRC could stop tweaking IR35.

Nov 12, 2014

Avoidance experts told to mend their ways, or be named, shamed and fined.

Nov 11, 2014