Contracting News

Taxman has his best year ever, in terms of getting people to pay what he says they owe.

Jun 2, 2014

It's not called God's Own Country for nowt, say the UK's most bullish contractors.

May 30, 2014

Convicts, not contractors, are who the costlier courts should bear down on.

May 29, 2014

Shrewd contractors needn’t suffer side-effects from MMR or house price overheating.

May 28, 2014

Forum members rustle up a contractor cookbook to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Care.

May 28, 2014

Bank’s app buckles on the Friday before the Spring Bank Holiday, again.

May 26, 2014

A more aggressive HMRC has doubled its total spend on three times as many bailiffs.

May 22, 2014

Five competencies will keep freelance techies more than safe in their jobs if cyber terrorists strike.

May 20, 2014

Fewer firms fighting VAT penalties, despite 1 in 2 being quashed as incorrect.

May 20, 2014

Almost twice as many taxpayers have been investigated in the last year.

May 19, 2014

One taxpayer's win should prompt others to regularly review the relief's rules.

May 19, 2014

The computing professor who puts the 'social' into wayward social media tweets.

May 15, 2014

Fears of a 'brain drain,' as 80% of video games jobs advertised in the UK are for overseas.

May 14, 2014

Innovators with scientific prowess and tech expertise called to compete.

May 12, 2014

Government told to explain why the attack on 65,000 people is retrospective.

May 12, 2014

MPs say only a judge or ombudsman should rule when unpaid tax can be seized directly.

May 12, 2014

Pendulum of demand swung in April to IT freelancers and away from permies.

May 9, 2014

Safeguards on the taxman's incoming right to seize your funds don't go far enough, says LITRG.

May 8, 2014

Digital by default strategy has boosted the state's stock of temporary IT contracts.

May 8, 2014

Paper filing makes a return, thanks to three traders and two years of hard work.

May 6, 2014

Campaign demanding fairer treatment for freelancers wants your support on May 5th.

May 2, 2014

Under threat, droves of IT contractors say they'd rather go than stay and get squeezed.

Apr 30, 2014

File today to avoid the risk of incurring further fines which could reach up to £900.

Apr 29, 2014

Consultants and others with second incomes are in the taxman's crosshairs.

Apr 28, 2014

Contractors' body says three proposals smack of a taxman failing in a failed system.

Apr 25, 2014

Taxman attacked for wanting to charge firms for your 'anonymised' details.

Apr 24, 2014

Checking for MOO in gaps between assignments is a job umbrella contractors can do too.

Apr 23, 2014

The government will turn company-filing simplification proposals into policies.

Apr 23, 2014

New rules loom large for aspiring, existing and rogue company directors.

Apr 22, 2014

Internet-based service suppliers with EU customers offered the official lowdown. 

Apr 22, 2014

Clients and agents of umbrella contractors are 'nervous,' as the Revenue beats Reed, again.

Apr 17, 2014

Nothing to fear if you travel from home to work as a director-employee of a PSC. 

Apr 16, 2014

War of words erupts over what the self-employment boom means for the UK.

Apr 15, 2014

Limited company quartet get 27 years for phone and computer chip import/export scam.

Apr 13, 2014

The UK's most desirable areas dominate a Top 10 of where the self-employed live.

Apr 11, 2014

Experienced workers credited with 70% of the increase in self-employment.

Apr 11, 2014

Why the PSC Committee's report is an unhelpful medley of 'ifs' and 'buts.'

Apr 10, 2014

A more aggressive approach with smaller firms is paying dividends for the VAT man.

Apr 10, 2014

Why ministers should (but probably won't) follow through with the slap in the taxman's face over IR35.

Apr 9, 2014

The PSC Committee's report is proof that we're not 'all in this together.'

Apr 9, 2014