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Latest News

Covid is weighted against the contractor sector getting two big fixes it wants from the chancellor.

Twelve pages lay bare all that's happened since the Morse Review to make it ‘fail to deliver’.

Adaptability is a quality many have but for some contractors, a master-servant relationship may be a bend too far.

Contractor accountant Patrick Gribben doesn’t expect a bold chancellor, especially with two big tax hikes already incoming.

Competition for techie talent is putting pay on a next level, yet it’s reserved just for contractors.

Four-part Revenue factsheet could be a substitute, or starting pistol, for umbrella company regulation measures next Wednesday.

As the case of The Trainline two shows, HMRC remains interested in PSCs -- just forget your accountant’s old adage.

Umbrella company says it’s back to ‘business as usual,’ although questions remain over data protection.

Latest Guides

Retirement saving explainer for contractors who run their own personal services company.

22nd October, 2021 | Limited Companies

Overview of tax deduction rules for roaming staff, self-employed workers and PSCs.

21st October, 2021 | Expenses

Ahead of an important webinar for ContractorUK readers, Matt Craven concedes that LinkedIn is inescapable.

20th October, 2021 | CV Guides

Key considerations for limited company directors facing the CJRS’s September claims deadline of October 28th.

19th October, 2021 | Coronavirus

Amid more contractors regarding ‘Ltd’ as limited, here’s nine ways to ensure umbrella contracting works for you.

15th October, 2021 | Umbrella Companies

Ten queries the taxman fires in his bid to enforce the off-payroll legislation.

13th October, 2021 | IR35

If he’s jabbed, it’s ‘bon voyage’ for a contractor who wants to see the sights while not meeting and greeting.

12th October, 2021 | Contracting Overseas

Guide for contractors wanting to lend between two businesses which they are the sole shareholder director of.

5th October, 2021 | Limited Companies

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