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Latest News

Working as and when is welcomed, despite concern in the temp sector about co-funding furlough payments.

Only today’s business hours left for contractors to speak up on the off-payroll rules.

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.’

Latest Guides

Small company? Contracted-out service? Up against those who hold all the cards, you may not be recognised as either.

29th May, 2020 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

It may be the ‘hot coals’ for one PSC’s tax adviser but to use CJRS, the rest of his team might need embracing warmly.

28th May, 2020 | Coronavirus

A PSC with an eye on lockdown lifting must also watch two other issues to freelance from Madrid.

28th May, 2020 | Contracting Overseas

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

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