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Latest News

Five fouls contractors would be wise to avoid committing, to up their game and keep agents on side.

Covid may be passing, but the traps laid at almost every step of going forward for your next contract remain ready to ensnare.

Alongside ‘supply and demand,’ another dynamic is dominating the contractor labour market -- ‘cause and effect,’ ever since April 6th.

Different roles require different approaches – and different documents, from your ‘off-payroll-ready’ portfolio.

It applies to individuals not companies, but Breathing Space looks set to do a brisk business.

CEST puts it at 56%; we put it at 72%. But the chunk of not caught rules is as low as 26%. And some job ads carry no status whatsoever.

Peer accuses the Revenue’s top officer of being the disliked Biblical tax collector, notorious for washing his hands of a grave decision.

The self-employed for once are the more straightforward applicants, not putting client HR managers at risk of jail time.

Latest Guides

Waiting for a more active taxman to come knocking is ill-advised, as the balance has most definitely shifted in his favour.

27th July, 2021 | Money

Overview for limited company workers on becoming bankrupt and the implications.

21st July, 2021 | Money

How much, how often and how come dividends at all -- among other taxing issues, explained.

16th July, 2021 | Limited Companies

Paying for three items yourself would bolster your in-business credentials, but another trio is much more important.

14th July, 2021 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

Overview for contractors of the document behind putting a limited company into compulsory liquidation.

13th July, 2021 | Limited Companies

An extension of insolvency measures looks like the government’s last covid support hurray.

8th July, 2021 | Limited Companies

Free documents that you can use to help keep Right to Work checks digital forever.

7th July, 2021 | Successful Contracting

Accountant unravels a complex set-up for a suspicious French national who has a niggling feeling.

6th July, 2021 | Contracting Overseas

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