Contracting News

Unhappy anniversary: the woeful way April's off-payroll rules are playing out.

May 25, 2017

LinkedIn -- is it really useful or just another social media platform?

May 24, 2017

End-users want freelancers' niches to help navigate today’s perfect storm.

May 22, 2017

The big three's key pledges to 'Ltd' workers and contracting.

May 19, 2017

70% of techies want to leave since 'Leave,' and half as many are put off their own IT biz.

May 18, 2017

Contractors would lose the £3bn brolly sector under Labour's manifesto pledge.

May 17, 2017

Wilfully ignorant, or just uninformed? Either way, Corbyn’s brolly ban is bizarre.

May 17, 2017

Snap election extends your chance to input on 'wholly exclusively and necessarily.'

May 16, 2017

Brexit and government policy sapping one-person businesses to a 'concerning' level.

May 16, 2017

Tech body overseeing cyber attacked NHS is 'operating without a permanent leader.'

May 15, 2017

The government-owned bank is wielding its axe over 154 IT contractor jobs.

May 11, 2017

Where we are now on divorcing from the EU, and how contractors will marry with the process.

May 10, 2017

Brexit uncertainty isn't stopping clients sourcing the IT contractors they need. 

May 9, 2017

What the UK's new administration should commit to on June 9th and why.

May 3, 2017

But talk of 'working families,' and a vow to hike company tax, will unsettle contractors.

May 2, 2017

Forget next year’s cut to it, it's the dividend allowance itself that the taxman can't compute.

Apr 28, 2017

Tiny traders overwhelmingly plan to keep at it, despite economic worries.

Apr 27, 2017

Digital accounts dropped from Finance Bill, but a 'retrospective IR35 shock' is included.

Apr 26, 2017

Labour vows to hit big firms that leave their small suppliers in the financial lurch.

Apr 25, 2017

Labour and Tories start tax talk, as a status review and post-election Budget are mooted.

Apr 24, 2017

Contractor sector in 'great danger' of off-payroll problems becoming permanent.

Apr 21, 2017

How limiting your income can be more financially rewarding than it sounds.

Apr 19, 2017

A common status scenario we've seen since April 6th, and what to do about it.

Apr 18, 2017

Uncertainty and unskilled, nervy permies are playing into the hands of IT contractors.

Apr 12, 2017

And other tales...so hirers will do more for you than just read your beginning, middle and end.

Apr 11, 2017

'More non-permies on premiums, and fewer having rates cut than pre-EU vote.'

Apr 10, 2017

Separating fact from fiction about what's now here -- IR35 reform in the public sector.

Apr 6, 2017

Taxman tackles a 'contractor' arrangement that disguises income as loyalty points.

Apr 4, 2017

Getting to grips with how a brolly operates is the key to avoiding any nasty surprises.

Mar 31, 2017

Chancellor's concession is welcomed, but reservations remain over MTD's cost, timing and use.

Mar 27, 2017

April showers on PSCs make payroll firms' pensions a tax shelter worth exploring.

Mar 22, 2017

Will April's IR35 legislation leave more PSCs in its wake than last April's T&S rules?

Mar 20, 2017

Get tailored help on the off-payroll rules, to work out what 23 days’ time means for you.

Mar 14, 2017

Budget's biggest windfall is by setting the break-evens at £2,000, £8,667 and £10,092.

Mar 13, 2017

Theresa May's intervention is welcomed, yet up to £700 more in Class 4 is still incoming.

Mar 13, 2017

Varying levels of outcry reflect varying levels of tax, but your new liability is capped at £1,143.

Mar 9, 2017

Planning, info and advice are the best triple-lock to protect against Hammond's squeeze.

Mar 9, 2017

£3,000 hike in PSCs' taxable income seen as a lesser evil than extending off-payroll rules.

Mar 8, 2017

Philip Hammond delivers his first Budget, to prepare Britain for a 'fairer' future.

Mar 8, 2017

IFA: Will the chancellor strike the right (or wrong) notes for your personal finances?

Mar 8, 2017