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Latest News

‘Client put me outside IR35 -- I’m alright Jack.’ But are you, really?

A Single Enforcement Body is welcomed, but not unreservedly and with qualms over when.

Contractors are shoulder to shoulder with staff when it comes to the grounds to refuse extending their arms.

At least two reliefs from stamp duty could help keep the inevitable post-holiday blues at bay.

Not since May 1998 has appetite for technology skills on a temp basis been so 'huge.'

Two studies put one in three contractors as not caught by the ‘damning’ April 6th rules.

Taxman accused of 'doing all he can to hold on to people’s money, in defiance of Morse.'

A multi-million pound worker compensation bill could compel droves of employers – and self-employed individuals – to act.

Latest Guides

Four ways that you as the director of your own company can make a return.

10th June, 2021 | Money

Third parties now demanding those ‘never will be collected’ loans are the sting in a long tail.

9th June, 2021 | Money

Even numerate contractors should think carefully before answering two key questions.

8th June, 2021 | Limited Companies

Four IT specialisms are doing a brisk business, with one paying out £750+ a day.

4th June, 2021 | Successful Contracting

Beware four complex, partly interpretative hoops to jump through upon distributing at your PSC’s end.

2nd June, 2021 | Limited Companies

Status is a key consideration if you take on contractors, or IR35-exempt sole traders.

28th May, 2021 | Successful Contracting

‘Beware of brollies bearing gifts’ -- and other tips for agencies and contractors hoping to shut down the underhand umbrellas.

26th May, 2021 | Umbrella Companies

Interesting career moves abound for a civil servant-turned contractor worried about tax efficiency, and reputation.

25th May, 2021 | Contracting Overseas

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