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Latest News

Verdict in favour of football referees puts the boot in to the Revenue’s IR35 testing tool.

Contractor accounting veteran files 1,000 pages of paperwork to do battle with ‘Boris and his crew’ over covid shutdown.

Chancellor tipped to ask companies to fork out 20-30% of furlough pay pack.

To furlough or not to furlough? That’s the question troubling contractors, and brollies.

‘Get back to prepping for an April 2021 launch, because Norman’s intent is clear.’

Tory MP loses his off-payroll rule deferral bid, to an ‘unconvinced,’ ‘tin-eared’ minister who ‘should know better.’

Forget COVID, it’s actually IR35 that will cause PSCs severe (administrative) headaches.

It’s had devastating effects, but coronavirus is now being beaten back by humans, and governments, being understanding.

Latest Guides

Fancy using your own redundancy cash to fund your PSC’s winding-up? No, we didn’t think so -- yet offers abound.

26th May, 2020 | MVL

Reasonable care is the key to unlocking if your determination was compliant. If it wasn’t, options are limited.

21st May, 2020 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

For a soon-to-be contractor, it’s less of a problem than he thinks but for the UK engager, beware IR35.

19th May, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

The ‘bank of last resort’ is very much open for business. Talk to its manager early to secure the terms you want.

14th May, 2020 | Money

Banned from an employee service despite being deemed an employee? That’s the confusing (lawful) reality.

13th May, 2020 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

Legal action against your supplier is more likely, even if it is a bank which stopped your money.

12th May, 2020 | Guide to Contracts

Commuting a long distance, and back again for a long weekend, is likely to be acceptable, even if it does look foolish.

7th May, 2020 | Coronavirus

Budget not covid stopped an ex-PSC’s project, so it’s up to his umbrella to provide coverage.

6th May, 2020 | Coronavirus

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