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Latest News

What may have made PSCs ‘distinguishable’ is no more, as London, Leeds and elsewhere mandate WfH.

UK’s contractor trade body says government is disincentivising flexible work, just when it needs it the most.

You’d be better off asking the chancellor, the work and pensions minister tells David Davis MP.

Armed with ‘sobering’ findings, David Davis will today seek stronger stuff for the unsupported millions.

Defer to the IR35 guidance, says the taxman, clearing up confusion but not apologising for it.

Six technology specialisms contractors ought to wish they had this Christmas (and beyond).

The future for umbrella businesses looks bright, based on both yesterday’s IR35 meeting and the government’s wider activities.

Covid lull replaced by a 40% spike in enquires, including the thousands of firms HMRC now deems ‘high-risk.’

Latest Guides

Who pays the piper from April? The liability shifts once the fee-payer defaults.

26th October, 2020 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

The bolt-on to the furlough scheme successor stating ‘salary’ and ‘premises’ suggests atypical workers are out.

22nd October, 2020 | Coronavirus

Tweak your settings to avoid the stigma of being too keen a bean.

21st October, 2020 | Guide to Contracts

Six signs that bode well for getting the IR35 status determination you want.

20th October, 2020 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

Top tips for techies thinking of following suit now covid’s brought back the comfy pullover.

12th October, 2020 | Coronavirus

Must-dos (and don’ts) for bypassing agencies, whether you’re recommending or being recommended.

7th October, 2020 | CV Guides

More than one annual event can indeed be tax-free, yet beware a picky HMRC if you get too personal.

7th October, 2020 | Limited Companies

Four of the chancellor’s announcements that could alter how contractors (and their clients) do business.

2nd October, 2020 | Money

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