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Latest News

Silence on off-payroll and umbrellas speaks volumes -- that the ‘anti-contractor arc’ is now ‘business as usual’ for HMG.

Rishi Sunak delivers his third Budget, to build a ‘stronger economy’ and make Britain a ‘tech superpower.’

Two separate inquiries into the Intermediaries legislation emerge on the cusp of Autumn Budget 2021.

FairScore can beat back the Frankenstein monster, but it’s up to Sunak to banish it.

Covid is weighted against the contractor sector getting two big fixes it wants from the chancellor.

Twelve pages lay bare all that's happened since the Morse Review to make it ‘fail to deliver’.

Adaptability is a quality many have but for some contractors, a master-servant relationship may be a bend too far.

Contractor accountant Patrick Gribben doesn’t expect a bold chancellor, especially with two big tax hikes already incoming.

Latest Guides

The lowdown on HMRC’s rules when extracting profit as a jointly-owned company.

27th October, 2021 | Limited Companies

Self-employment seems easier than being a PSC for a Briton wanting to see out his days in Barcelona.

27th October, 2021 | Contracting Overseas

Since October marks the start of the tax return season, here are some handy hints to keep in mind. 

26th October, 2021 | Money

Retirement saving explainer for contractors who run their own personal services company.

22nd October, 2021 | Limited Companies

Overview of tax deduction rules for roaming staff, self-employed workers and PSCs.

21st October, 2021 | Expenses

Ahead of an important webinar for ContractorUK readers, Matt Craven concedes that LinkedIn is inescapable.

20th October, 2021 | CV Guides

Key considerations for limited company directors facing the CJRS’s September claims deadline of October 28th.

19th October, 2021 | Coronavirus

Amid more contractors regarding ‘Ltd’ as limited, here’s nine ways to ensure umbrella contracting works for you.

15th October, 2021 | Umbrella Companies

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