Contracting News

Help is apparently at hand for companies' beneficial owners who want privacy.

Jun 8, 2015

UK intellectual property regime criticised for not serving small businesses well enough.

Jun 5, 2015

Anti-evasion officers pressing to put 'moderately successful professionals' in prison.

Jun 4, 2015

French bank tells its UK IT contractors to lower their rates or leave.

Jun 3, 2015

£13,000 worth of prizes on offer to the top contractors of today and tomorrow.

Jun 2, 2015

Margins of Whitehall's technology suppliers to be laid bare every three months.

Jun 1, 2015

Umbrella and limited company bosses favour a five-year freeze, but not unreservedly.  

May 28, 2015

Twenty traps on the benefits and expenses form that may lead to a compliance review.

May 27, 2015

Government to consult on how representative bodies can challenge payment terms.

May 26, 2015

S660 named among the uncertainties that couples face in an outdated tax system.

May 19, 2015

IPSE says one-man bands would be less adrift on Monday if the digital networks worked.

May 19, 2015

'Working people' to be at the heart of chancellor's first Conservative Budget.

May 18, 2015

Wide-ranging act put in place to help UK become 'best place in the world' to start-up.

May 14, 2015

'Concerning level of discord' is clearly intact, on invoicing, security and services to come.

May 14, 2015

Sajid Javid becomes Business Secretary, and Greg Hands becomes Osborne's deputy.

May 12, 2015

Not even 24hrs in office, the new Tory government was awash with wishes for contractors.

May 11, 2015

Number of permie IT skills on the REC's scarce list hits double figures.

May 11, 2015

Tories set for a convincing victory, sounding the death knell for Clegg and Miliband. 

May 7, 2015

What limited company contractors should consider before polling day tomorrow.

May 6, 2015

What umbrella company contractors should consider before polling day tomorrow.

May 6, 2015

Trio of pledges blasted as unspecific, despite Labour singling out the disguised self-employed. 

May 5, 2015

PM says self-employed need maternity pay, pensions and mortgages reviewed.

Apr 28, 2015

Spending on tech suppliers is going on services that IT directors don’t rate.

Apr 28, 2015

Fresh off-payroll guidance tells public clients how to check for IR35 now BETs are off.

Apr 23, 2015

Services that conciliate and mediate are best with the courts, not as alternatives.

Apr 22, 2015

Labour leader lets his party's slight on the self-employed continue.

Apr 20, 2015

The 'freelance-friendly' pledges of Cameron, Clegg, Farage, Bennett and Sturgeon.

Apr 20, 2015

The very workers targeted by HMRC are the ones who need a say, appeals AUCAE.

Apr 17, 2015

What Nick Clegg and his party are pledging to win your vote.

Apr 17, 2015

What David Cameron and his party are promising to win your vote.

Apr 16, 2015

What Ed Miliband and his party are promising in return for your vote.

Apr 13, 2015

Targets include dormant companies and 'disguised self-employment.'

Apr 13, 2015

FTSE firms reportedly at risk of being bitten for flouting cookie law.

Apr 13, 2015

Demand's upward spiral will likely make six IT contractor-types fidgety if their rates aren't right.

Apr 9, 2015

Holiday pay ruling may have 'major impact' on contract staffing sector.

Apr 9, 2015

Wrongly telling HMRC that you're F, when you're likely D, could have consequences.

Apr 8, 2015

Yesterday's rule to exempt 'Ltds' from reporting small value benefits isn't in force.

Apr 7, 2015

Big companies urged to buy their unflattering TLDs before somebody else does.

Apr 2, 2015

Two new frameworks + four official moves = IR35 (and the Forum) going nowhere.

Apr 1, 2015

Inside IR35 contractors will be relieved that Osborne retained Entrepreneurs' Relief.

Mar 31, 2015