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Latest News

The PM removes work from home guidance (not that the contractor sector was exactly following it to the letter anyway).

The contractor accountancy firms finally acknowledge being cyber-attacked, just like Brookson and Parasol.

Despite contractors of the two brollies getting fresh details, the big question for clients of SJD Accountancy and Nixon Williams isn’t being answered.

The FCSA’s two other founder firms, potentially seen as ‘fat’ from IR35 reform like Giant, get hit by cybercriminals.

Festive season slowed growth for freelance techies, yet ‘short term cover’ requirements are next.

Professional freelancers’ faith in the economy, and themselves, nosedived just after the off-payroll rules hit.

Well wishes issued to IPSE’s former boss, and an alert: ‘Changing personnel will not remove FCSA’s challenges.’

Contractors specifically asked to respond to HM Treasury’s call on the brolly sector, even if it is overdue.

Latest Guides

Seeking clients in the States, while living in the States, suggests your business should register in the States.

21st January, 2022 | Contracting Overseas

Hard to imagine a better time to make the leap, from freelance to full-time or vice versa.

20th January, 2022 | Successful Contracting

Six development gigs you can land right now, plus a preview of what’s next on skills, rates and IR35.

18th January, 2022 | Successful Contracting

Claims that it's correct to withhold money to an ‘accounts overdue’ company just don’t add up.

17th January, 2022 | Limited Companies

HMRC has extended the deadlines for late filing and payment penalties in wake of the covid-19 pandemic.

14th January, 2022 | Successful Contracting

Tax tips for a contractor whose home-based role requires two trips to the Middle East.

13th January, 2022 | Expenses

It’s often PSCs that prep for a new tax year, but it’s umbrellas who risk heavy April showers if they don’t doublecheck now.

12th January, 2022 | Successful Contracting

Ex-inspector says HMRC hasn’t totally ruled out historically probing contracts that last year went from outside to inside.

12th January, 2022 | IR35

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