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A public sector IR35 mistake of a different kind is still an opportunity HMRC probably won’t miss.

Following a string of controversial calls, the accreditation body brings in a quartet of industry heavy-hitters to have the last word.

Jenner & Co is prepping a report on whether HMRC’s IR35 tool is fit for purpose. Your contribution is wanted.

A 27-year high in inflation? Not grounds to panic (just yet), but likely a cause for action if you’re a limited company contractor with a mortgage.

With still no Single Enforcement Body emerging, IWORK, Contractor Voice and JobsAware step into the void.

Neither of the prime ministerial candidates, nor the chancellor, are addressing the HMRC policy that’s tragically taken nine lives.

‘Hirers rightly hesitating over hiring plans’ brought IT contractor demand to a more ‘normal’ level in July.

Hiring changes from the Home Office still contain a gap that urgently needs bridging.

Latest Guides

Work-winning expert Matt Craven disappoints a contractor hoping their LinkedIn profile can do all the talking.

18th August, 2022 | CV Guides

The exemption for ‘small company’ consultancies is excellent. So too must be the actions and paperwork that support it.

18th August, 2022 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

Overview of how much it could cost if you blunder Making Tax Digital for VAT.

17th August, 2022 | Money

Remote work for firms in Canada and the US can be done visa-free. But check what work and check with an adviser first.

15th August, 2022 | Contracting Overseas

What organisations should be doing to make tech contractors want to work on their projects.

12th August, 2022 | Successful Contracting

With a cost of living crisis squeezing bottom lines, the financially-savvy will check that their defences against late payment are primed.

11th August, 2022 | Money

A German national contracting here for a Hamburg client faces no tax implications, but possibly a negotiation.

9th August, 2022 | Contracting Overseas

What organisations should look at and where, to decide who they need; permies or freelancers.

4th August, 2022 | Successful Contracting

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