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With still no Single Enforcement Body emerging, IWORK, Contractor Voice and JobsAware step into the void.

Neither of the prime ministerial candidates, nor the chancellor, are addressing the HMRC policy that’s tragically taken nine lives.

‘Hirers rightly hesitating over hiring plans’ brought IT contractor demand to a more ‘normal’ level in July.

Hiring changes from the Home Office still contain a gap that urgently needs bridging.

Contrary to the business department’s claims to justify its action, now would have been the perfect time to solve the UK’s status crisis.

Do you want to be the football guru on ContractorUK and win a cash prize?

The business department is accused of deafening irony for using the effects of IR35 – ‘cost and uncertainty’ – to justify inaction.

Whitehall’s woes work wonders for late payers, as they keep reforms to fix the UK’s age-old problem off the table, somewhere in the long grass.

Latest Guides

A German national contracting here for a Hamburg client faces no tax implications, but possibly a negotiation.

9th August, 2022 | Contracting Overseas

What organisations should look at and where, to decide who they need; permies or freelancers.

4th August, 2022 | Successful Contracting

Deciding where you want to be tax resident is a good starting point, when your time is complicatedly split between two countries.

4th August, 2022 | Contracting Overseas

Four big clues on when providers shouldn’t be touched with a bargepole.

3rd August, 2022 | Umbrella Companies

A new agreement ‘because of IR35’ says the right thing on mutuality, and hours, but gets it wrong on exclusivity.

3rd August, 2022 | IR35

What end-clients can pose to contractors to help separate the wheat from the chaff.

1st August, 2022 | Guide To Interviews

CVL or MVL? That’s the question for director-led liquidations. Either way, ensure your IP is licensed.

1st August, 2022 | MVL

Revealed: how non-permanent specialists have the edge over their full-time staff counterparts.

26th July, 2022 | Successful Contracting

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