Contracting News

How Googling someone before you speak to them is evolving into a sophisticated recruitment tool.

Sep 24, 2014

Schools enlist IT freelancers to ensure internal systems reflect the new curriculum.

Sep 23, 2014

Combined group will be Top 30 UK accountancy business.

Sep 22, 2014

Numerous tax systems would exist across the UK if bosses were in charge.

Sep 22, 2014

The people of Scotland have their say: the United Kingdom is staying United.

Sep 19, 2014

Party urged to put people who work for themselves at the heart of its policy agenda.

Sep 19, 2014

IFA: Tightening the rules on accidental landlords will disproportionately hit contractors. 

Sep 18, 2014

A 'Yes' or 'No' vote tomorrow will change the Union, but how can it change things for you? 

Sep 17, 2014

Staffing body lists nine issues that an independent Scotland would need to tackle. 

Sep 17, 2014

The state's Home Business Initiative is 'much-needed recognition' of 2.9m traders.

Sep 16, 2014

But its usage, satisfaction rating and need for expertise are all firmly on the up.

Sep 16, 2014

First batch of 'pay-up first' demands hits individuals and firms accused of avoidance.

Sep 15, 2014

Small but mature services firms put their barriers up when a HMRC inspector calls.

Sep 12, 2014

Small firms deserve a little more time before being eligible for fines, says HMRC.

Sep 11, 2014

HMRC catches up with a money launderer and his £1.4million turnover.

Sep 11, 2014

Treasury wants ‘innovative and original’ policy ideas in time for December 3rd.

Sep 10, 2014

Adviser asks the taxman to show sympathy for IT contractors who were misled.

Sep 9, 2014

Communications watchdog prowls the SME market, mulling whether to regulate.

Sep 9, 2014

'Due-in payments will only be in after the IT department comes up with a fix.'

Sep 8, 2014

And new IT contract availability rises at its fastest rate in 16 years.

Sep 5, 2014

Being charged death tax while you're still alive? Not in this lifetime; not for almost all of us.  

Sep 4, 2014

Top ten IR35 considerations ahead of an expected report on the rule’s new processes.

Sep 3, 2014

Poll finds politicians' strong views about start-ups often backed up by unawareness.

Sep 3, 2014

PCG is now the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed.

Sep 2, 2014

Limited companies warned that HMRC can go back as far it wants for tax details.

Sep 2, 2014

Contractor body joins the other small business champions taking on the banks.

Sep 1, 2014

Public and private tie-up contracts come in millions shy of the chancellor's goal.

Sep 1, 2014

'Fast and furious' inquiry calls internet, business and consultancy experts to give evidence.

Aug 29, 2014

The age-old stamp of quality and safety has been updated for the digital age.

Aug 29, 2014

Chancellor accused of an 'inappropriate' comparison in hailing the coalition's war on tax avoiders.

Aug 28, 2014

Like the economy's, the contract IT market's recovery is taking hold in cities and shires.

Aug 26, 2014

Peaks and cover no longer key for IT contractors, who are being less pushed to go perm. 

Aug 26, 2014

Controversial 'strict liability' measure shows quite how big a stick HMRC wants to yield.

Aug 22, 2014

Survey of freelance techies finds less longing for long gigs and more pay optimism.

Aug 21, 2014

Shrewd contractors eyeing a new home will jump in step with the September bounce.

Aug 20, 2014

Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility put out of bounds to trust users, who are now on a deadline.

Aug 18, 2014

Osborne warned that a raid on tax debtors' bank accounts could be unlawful.

Aug 18, 2014

Now more than ever, ministers are right to ask why IT is still very much a man's world.

Aug 13, 2014

Tax simplification unit brings up subscriptions, accommodation, dispensations and training.

Aug 12, 2014

For the first time this year, IT skills are in shortest supply among contractors, not permies.

Aug 11, 2014