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Latest News

Coronavirus aid for freelancers, PSCs and umbrella contractors looks like it needs to come with a health warning.

Online posting could invalidate your cash claim -- and land you with a fraud charge, PSCs warned.

Like officialdom, advisers to contractors are trying to break down the ‘complex’ CJRS.

It’s too long a way back for many engagers so, perversely, it’s the unprepared who are now unburdened.

Treasury confirms that CJRS will include PSC workers, but exclude their dividends.

Nominations open to suppliers supporting contractors after a turbulent year, with everything from COVID-19 to IR35 reform.

Assessing if the CJRS covers you isn’t easy. The hard truth is that PSCs may fall through the cracks.

Lack of financial help for limited company contractors facing COVID-19 isn’t being ignored at Lloyds.

Latest Guides

Overview to the only cash grant PSC owners are being offered during the pandemic.

3rd April, 2020 | Coronavirus

Welcome as it is, a suspension to the wrongful trading rules won’t see limited company contractors right.

2nd April, 2020 | Coronavirus

A look ahead for PSCs whose company closure plans are like IR35 reform -- not scrapped; just shelved.

2nd April, 2020 | MVL

Sensible and efficient, the Right to Work changes covering you and your umbrella are in force immediately.

1st April, 2020 | Coronavirus

Guarding against the risk of retrospective IR35 investigation is worthwhile, even if your PSC has shut.

31st March, 2020 | Limited Companies

Forced to work? Fanatical to work? There’s practical contractual steps to take and a key clause to scrutinise.

30th March, 2020 | Coronavirus

A staffing expo revealed real confusion about the current tax rules which catch agencies; let alone next year’s new ones.

25th March, 2020 | Private Sector IR35 Reform

Check. Map. Choose. And other advice to keep your clients and your contractor company data-savvy.  

25th March, 2020 | Successful Contracting

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