Contracting News

Findings from ISPE suggest that an anti-late payment 'tsar' is not before time.

Oct 1, 2015

Two weeks' forced leave + 10% reduction = contractors almost 20% worse off.

Sep 30, 2015

Twelve months of focusing on one-man bands begins in Westminster.

Sep 30, 2015

Paying less to HMRC is the bottom line of two reasons to reform dividends.

Sep 28, 2015

Revenue resorts to manipulating the subconscious of those who won't pay.

Sep 28, 2015

Business officials want one-man bands to speak up about their issues.

Sep 24, 2015

Now's the time for middle ground contractors to stand fast.

Sep 23, 2015

For contractors who want to settle with HMRC, Sep 30 'really is the final deadline.'

Sep 22, 2015

Chancellor picks Nov 25 for his first Tory Spending Review and Autumn Statement.

Sep 21, 2015

Whether it marks a rub or reverting; the living wage will certainly shake things up. 

Sep 16, 2015

Contracting in France, Italy or Portugal is ‘business as usual,’ despite new rules on temping. 

Sep 14, 2015

Revealed: umbrellas are not Adjustment Bureaus with any kind of (status) powers.

Sep 11, 2015

City IT regulator admits to writing off software licences worth millions.

Sep 8, 2015

Candidates 'taking the summer off' blamed for the biggest cooling in over two years.

Sep 7, 2015

Names needed to get the government to reconsider the dividend tax hike.

Sep 7, 2015

A few not so Merry Men are compensating the Creditors of Nottingham for wrongful trading.

Sep 4, 2015

Contractors' advisers agree the new £5k allowance will operate in a way that wasn't implied.

Sep 3, 2015

It can't work any way you try it - so repeal, replace and reposition the liability.

Sep 2, 2015

The first signs of financial headwinds are cause for prudence; not panic.

Sep 1, 2015

Two accountants who bet they could secretly fiddle clients' tax returns lose to HMRC.

Aug 27, 2015

EY backs bringing the FLC back to life amid 'uncertain times' for contracting.

Aug 26, 2015

More than 6,000 mortgages promised to contract workers under a new tie-up.

Aug 26, 2015

'Huge surprise' in store for company directors on a salary-dividend mix.

Aug 24, 2015

To say that half a million Brits are trapped freelancers is an oversimplification -- FCSA.

Aug 24, 2015

Thirty-somethings in the capital are putting their millions from IT into super homes.

Aug 21, 2015

'Ongoing hike to road and air fares will majorly concern one-man bands.'

Aug 20, 2015

Tech consultancies named as the biggest providers of 'deficient' expertise.

Aug 17, 2015

Second successive fall in self-employment doesn't bode well for the 2m jobs target.

Aug 17, 2015

Too rich for my blood, say clients, facing annual rate rises of up to 27%.

Aug 13, 2015

Stress, cost and duration all going in the wrong direction for investigated taxpayers.

Aug 13, 2015

Why every UK agency contractor will automatically be 'SDC' and stripped of tax relief.

Aug 12, 2015

A small companies' champion gets rare access to the Revenue's nerve centre.

Aug 12, 2015

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

Join the league now for your chance to win!

Aug 4, 2015

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

Aug 3, 2015