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Better for the environment, worse for wellbeing? Studies on WFH increasingly say it’s exactly the opposite.

FCSA’s Chris Bryce says the furore about umbrellas withholding monies is easy to understand. The legal position; less so.

Standing back to take in the whole picture of the factual matrix is the unifying factor of numerous IR35 judgments.

Professional Passport CEO Crawford Temple on why, contrary to popular belief, regulation isn’t the best answer.

With the government excluding an employment bill amid ‘rife’ non-compliance, it’s left to Margaret Beels to do what ministers ‘unsurprisingly’ are shirking.

Amid more imposter companies registering with Companies House to commit fraud, one victim fears the end isn’t even in sight.

A small challenger group, or 85% of all contractor accountants? Regardless of which is proved to be the true scale, an HMRC win would have a big impact.

While advisers bicker about a bloody nose or not for the taxman, one limited company director must prepare to have her status picked apart for the fourth time.

Latest Guides

Client paying you personally? And exerting tight control? Refreshingly, according to the CoA, you may still not be a disguised employee.

17th May, 2022 | IR35

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022: what taking care of yourself – while searching for your next opportunity -- should look like as a contract professional.

12th May, 2022 | Successful Contracting

The shrewd won’t skimp on a financial profiling adviser who, in turn, shouldn’t skim over the key financial areas that inform PSC workers of their worth.

4th May, 2022 | Money

Few and far between are your options for working abroad, although Cyprus looks more of a go-to than Spain and the Netherlands.

4th May, 2022 | Contracting Overseas

Don’t get caught offside by the taxman with generic contracts; key factors against you, and witnesses that fail to score for your side.

3rd May, 2022 | IR35

Not always easy to broach. Not straightforward. So expectantly, there’s tax savings (with a spouse) to be had.

27th April, 2022 | Limited Companies

‘Your numerous promotions yesteryear won’t count for much in the contractor market, even if you are a 30-year tech veteran.’

22nd April, 2022 | CV Guides

Boost morale, say thanks or just get a little extra out of your limited company. While being aware of HMRC traps.

21st April, 2022 | Limited Companies

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