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Hays finds that despite many feeling apprehensive about AI, most IT contractors will undergo Artificial Intelligence training -- before it ‘really takes hold.’

Two highly technical grounds of appeal succeeding for the taxman don’t make the UT’s decision necessarily right, according to IR35 advisers who have no less than six misgivings.

How to cope and get hired in a yoyo-ing market, where ghosting, rejection, and no callbacks are taking a toll.

Two political parties say the Single Enforcement Body is back in contention, which probably won’t disappoint contractors -- or a few Labour Market Enforcement officials.

PSCs face the odd prospect of having to put their divi deets on an ‘employment page,’ so HMRC can deepen its IR35 insight.

Four ways the physical helps the mental -- ideal if you’re an IT contractor stuck behind a screen.

A Labour pledge to rethink the government’s OPW rules would be a marginally bigger vote-winner than a vow to repeal, but the manifesto favourite, SWS, ‘could remove IR35 altogether.’

The victors on July 4th must end the ‘us versus them’ of IR35 reform repeal, in favour of a more nuanced path forward.

Latest Guides

Your home comprises a big portion of your life, so at general election 2024, ‘bricks and mortar’ pledges could win or lose your vote.

20th June, 2024 | Money

A walkthrough of why the taxman’s appeal against an outside IR35 ruling for the TV presenter has been allowed.

19th June, 2024 | IR35 Case Analysis

If your reach, reposts and follower growth are all down fear not, it’s not ‘Likes’ you want; it’s engagement.

18th June, 2024 | Successful Contracting

Seven sure-fire ways to stay safe from schemes dressing up as umbrellas.

17th June, 2024 | Umbrella Companies

'It’s the way I tell ’em.' Make sure the stories you tell about your contracting biz are memorable for the right reasons.

13th June, 2024 | Successful Contracting

Top tips for a limited company contractor trying to mitigate PE risk when working abroad.

10th June, 2024 | Contracting Overseas

With an HMRC ‘due diligence’ requirement on recruiters all but incoming, these five umbrella vetting steps are both timely and seminal.

6th June, 2024 | Umbrella Companies

Knowing your payslip's ins and outs is paramount -- to ensure both proper pay and no impropriety.

5th June, 2024 | Umbrella Companies

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