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Latest News

Under a sort of drop-ball decision, PGMOL will restart at the FTT because judges committed fouls on Mutuality and Control.

Revealed: Three personality-types that make engagers of IT contractors difficult, overbearing, even notorious.

Returning to a path well-trodden, the taxman is policing PSCs’ payrolls, potentially as a 'way-in’ to probing IR35.

Mid-sized clients exposed as treating off-payroll rules as a covid add-on, with most not tracking or tracing contractors for IR35.

Billings, shortages, and rates are still all but off the charts in the temp tech sector.

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak accused of not understanding the tiny enterprises which the economy needs.

Umbrella contractors are the worst off, but the PM’s new 1.25% levy is set to sting almost all in UK contracting.

A lucky legislative start means many of your data transfers are now covered by ‘adequacy.’ Yet not forever, and likely not all.

Latest Guides

When working through an umbrella company, here’s how to secure a nest egg that can pay dividends for you.

20th September, 2021 | Umbrella Companies

Freelancer Financials on why your off-payroll status does not impact your chances of a home loan.

16th September, 2021 | IR35

Top tips for contractors who want to add a string or two to their existing PSC bow.

16th September, 2021 | Limited Companies

Find out how agencies can take the hassle out of your contract search. 

14th September, 2021 | Successful Contracting

To unlock start-up reimbursements, remember the key cuts-offs: four years, seven years, six months.

14th September, 2021 | Expenses

A management firm could sweeten things for a contractor set to have his tax cherry fought over.

14th September, 2021 | Contracting Overseas

From April 2022, contractor-directors must fork out £450, or more, to HMRC.

13th September, 2021 | Limited Companies

Payments, pensions and deductions not being to your liking doesn’t (always) mean they’re unlawful.

10th September, 2021 | Umbrella Companies

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