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Latest News

The contractor sector’s leading tax, accounting and IR35 advisers assess the chancellor’s action and inaction.

Chancellor fails to mention the April rules, which advisers say the government has 700,000 new reasons to ‘blindingly’ press ahead with.

Rishi Sunak unveils his second Budget -- to change the UK's 'economic geography' after coronavirus.

Not actioning your sub clause (because you think you can’t substitute), doesn’t render it 'unrealistic.'

Tomorrow or the 23rd should give limited company contractors the detail they need to finalise their (hopefully) shortlisted options.

The ‘crackers’ chancellor reportedly wants to turn the IR35 screw further, by hiking tax on single-customer PSCs.

The Adams verdict will reassure the many being forced from bonafide businesses which they’ve built from scratch.

Restrictive covenants can keep a good contractor down, and from moving out of off-payroll’s way. But only if they are ‘reasonably necessary.’

Latest Guides

Tried and tested tips on coping with the pandemic as a freelance professional.

3rd March, 2021 | Coronavirus

Contractors -- don’t let the tide of private sector IR35 reform just wash over you, as it’ll leave you all at sea.

2nd March, 2021 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

Getting paid on a PAYE basis indicates the tug of war over status has been won by the ‘risk-limiting’ party.

26th February, 2021 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

In-business factors saved the broadcaster, but only the unwise will rely on them to safeguard their own IR35 status.

25th February, 2021 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

A peeved-off contractor with a new exotic-sounding client gets a word of warning.

24th February, 2021 | Contracting Overseas

Top seven financial planning tips for a contractor to review to ensure the numbers stack up better in 2021.

23rd February, 2021 | Money

Act with speed to put a green car on your company, as today’s incentives may peter out.

22nd February, 2021 | Limited Companies

Even if you don’t identify as a ‘digital trader,’ you too probably need to process these new UK-EU rules.

19th February, 2021 | Successful Contracting

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