A new Carillion-inspired package is good, but it could do better for IT freelancers’ cashflow.
24th April, 2018 | Comment
Flat rate treatment for all (regardless of employment status), hailed as too big a prize to ignore.
24th April, 2018 | Money News
Probes into potential Criminal Finances Act breaches seen as ‘the tip of the iceberg.’
23rd April, 2018 | Contracting News
Health service’s IT hub operating with only a score of ‘deeply technically’ security people.
23rd April, 2018 | Job News
IT agency boss sounds business-as-usual verdict, as any changes ‘some way off.’
21st April, 2018 | IR35 News
Tax body reveals what needs resolving now to stop a spread to the private sector.
19th April, 2018 | IR35 News
Contractors seen ‘turning their backs on PSCs' for the fourth month in a row.
If the taxman took reasonable care, then his guidance would by now reflect a 2017 verdict.
18th April, 2018 | Comment
The BBC’s man on IR35 says the Treasury will get what it wants this autumn.
17th April, 2018 | IR35 News
A first of its kind win for one of two businessmen whose conviction will be ‘forgotten.’
17th April, 2018 | TechZone
Wrongly being found inside IR35 will drive life-saving PSCs outside the country.
16th April, 2018 | IR35 News
Top accountant says skills-development should be less taxing for freelance techies.
16th April, 2018 | Contracting News
The government is ready to listen, so sole-person business supporters are filling its ear.
13th April, 2018 | Contracting News
Regardless of what agencies and clients put in place, changing IR35 is a non-starter for most PSCs.
12th April, 2018 | IR35 News
Govt: ‘Forfeit your deals if you don’t pay tiny suppliers in a fair and effective way.’
12th April, 2018 | Contracting News
Women with their own PSC are already helping beat the UK’s male pay bias.
12th April, 2018 | Comment
Why the usual flood of limited company tax changes seems to have turned into a trickle.
11th April, 2018 | Comment
March saw clients raise starting rates to draw you into the computer security fold.
10th April, 2018 | Contracting News
Steria tops the table of big government contractors paying women less than men.
10th April, 2018 | Job News
What hurt take-home pay is now uniting lobbyists, but they want reform, not repeal.
9th April, 2018 | Job News
Contractor relinquishes his public role against IR35, citing a lack of commitment.
9th April, 2018 | IR35 News
First ever prosecution for false company info costs a prankster PSC £12,000.
6th April, 2018 | Contracting News
If you’re not directly affected, chances are one of your contractor colleagues is.
5th April, 2018 | Comment
Despite the chancellor’s claim, support for PSCs seems a bit on the slim side.
Qdos believes that if IR35 befuddles the taxman, it must be beyond firms too.
4th April, 2018 | IR35 News
Taxman hints he’s using his experience in the public sector to change IR35 in the private sector.
3rd April, 2018 | IR35 News
An overview of the latest IR35 Forum’s other big talking points.
3rd April, 2018 | Comment
New tax offences like a fresh disguised remuneration requirement, to hit from April.
29th March, 2018 | Contracting News
DPOs have never had it so good – or as competitive, due to the overhaul in May.
29th March, 2018 | Job News
Firms will ask how they’re meant to decide IR35, when not even HMRC can get it right.
28th March, 2018 | IR35 News
Three status factors and a bungling HMRC can’t keep a courageous PSC down.
‘PSCs being misclassified will inspire another select committee in two years’ time.’
27th March, 2018 | IR35 News
A squeeze on the Budget looms, as it’s set to coincide with costing our exit from the EU.
26th March, 2018 | Money News
Even the iPhone creator was once unreachable -- at a time when he was job-hunting.
23rd March, 2018 | Job News
IR35 in flux means it’s vital to optimise your dividends, as a clawback is almost here.
22nd March, 2018 | Comment
As a radio host’s anguish leads to her attempted suicide, the BBC takes action.
21st March, 2018 | IR35 News
The IR35 digital tool acquired comic status at yesterday’s select committee.
The recruiter’s UK bottom line is improving thanks to IT contractor demand rising.
20th March, 2018 | Contracting News
Three ‘sweet spots’ for freelance consultants may leave consultancy firms bitter.
20th March, 2018 | Job News
Some PSCs' IR35 liabilities may be met by the BBC, but it won’t meet MPs tomorrow.
20th March, 2018 | IR35 News
Second expert says a fifth of your income could go if ‘inside IR35’ under April’s regime.
19th March, 2018 | IR35 News
Agents, PSCs and brollies rally against April’s IR35 reforms just being superimposed.
16th March, 2018 | IR35 News
Growing consensus is that April 2020 is when IR35 is much more likely to change.
14th March, 2018 | IR35 News
What ‘Tigger-like’ Hammond said yesterday -- no longer summarised, but still edited by the Treasury.
14th March, 2018 | Comment
Private sector IR35 consultation won’t be released until 'the coming months,' -- HM Treasury.
Hammond stresses the need for a balanced approach as he recommits to entrepreneurs.
13th March, 2018 | Comment
IPSE: Hammond should utilise the highly-skilled, not hinder their growth with further IR35 reform.
The Small Business Commissioner issues his first advice to the out-of-pocket.
13th March, 2018 | Money News
Tomorrow could hear fired the starting pistol Hammond brandished in November.
12th March, 2018 | Comment
Advisers to PSCs expect anything ranging from nothing -- to the publication of the IR35 consultation.
12th March, 2018 | IR35 News
Like the Terminator, ATS is pre-programmed and affects lives. Can you succeed amid the rise of the machines?
9th March, 2018 | Comment
ATT says it’s come up with a simpler sanction than the Revenue has for late payments.
8th March, 2018 | Money News
The ‘hot’ IT freelancers list is shrinking as demand is holding up, but signs of caution persist.
8th March, 2018 | Contracting News
The taxman’s IR35 win at the BBC shouldn’t scare genuinely self-employed contractors.
7th March, 2018 | Comment
'Complex' issue of its PSC usage compels the BBC to make some clarifications.
6th March, 2018 | IR35 News
ContractorUK readers invited to get the IR35 lowdown on March 15th, about what’s unveiled on the 13th.
Amid pressure from a Tory MP, the broadcaster is hitting out at PSCs’ advisers.
‘Real threat’ to staffing, as eight in 10 PSCs would be deterred in a CEST-only world.
1st March, 2018 | IR35 News
Data watchdog clearly sprinting to keep pace with May 25th preparation queries.
1st March, 2018 | Contracting News
What contractors want in 13 days’ time, and what (if anything) they’ll get.
28th February, 2018 | Comment
A slump in live IT contractor assignments just got deeper for the third month in a row.
27th February, 2018 | Contracting News
Contractor to mount a day of action against a 2019, or 2020 extension.
27th February, 2018 | IR35 News
Details of where you live soon to be omitted in Companies House filings.
26th February, 2018 | Contracting News
A real umbrella would have thwarted a first of its kind bogus self-employment case.
22nd February, 2018 | Contracting News
Seven near certainties of IR35 reform in the private sector.
21st February, 2018 | Comment
No denials that ‘strategic options’ for SJD Accountancy’s parent are being looked at.
21st February, 2018 | Contracting News
Second legal expert finds fault with the broadcaster since IR35 stung one of its presenters.
20th February, 2018 | IR35 News
Profits squeeze predicted -- except for a small band of associate professionals.
20th February, 2018 | Contracting News
An analysis of how a PSC at BBC News made headlines that neither party will have wanted.
19th February, 2018 | Comment
Contesting the taxman’s claims digitally has the edge over doing it manually.
19th February, 2018 | Money News
A ‘life-changing’ tax debt faces a media veteran who says she’s a scapegoat.
16th February, 2018 | IR35 News
Taxman gets some of the claims of an ‘IR35-compliant’ solutions firm taken offline.
15th February, 2018 | Contracting News
Feeling the squeeze amid uncertainty, contractors feel up against it on multiple fronts.
Only 99 days to go until your data responsibilities are overhauled. Will you be ready?
14th February, 2018 | Comment
A few forces against IT contractors are overrun by those in favour of them.
13th February, 2018 | Contracting News
More than a dozen types of IT contractor are proving hard for agencies to source.
12th February, 2018 | Contracting News
Almost all the Taylor Review gets accepted, to the approval of contractors’ supporters.
12th February, 2018 | Job News
Pubs and a fed up CTO unite to bring Iken into the digital (non-buffering) age.
10th February, 2018 | Job News
Deadline, what deadline? Droves still to settle up, and staring at £100 fines.
8th February, 2018 | Money News
A call to action is among the departing thoughts of an IR35 Forum founding member.
7th February, 2018 | Comment
Tax staff speak (three times) of an ‘immediate need’ to fix private sector flouting of IR35.
6th February, 2018 | IR35 News
Who said what, and what’s afoot with the off-payroll rules and IR35’s future.
6th February, 2018 | Comment
Thanks to Carillion, a new power is set to see contractors' client-debtors taken to court.
5th February, 2018 | Contracting News
Public PSC, private 'Ltd' or a brolly user? Either way, there’s a campaign for you.
5th February, 2018 | IR35 News
One of the world’s first ever freelance coders, and the 'grandmother of the web.'
2nd February, 2018 | Contracting News
'Three strikes and you're out' approach mooted by the small business commissioner.
1st February, 2018 | Money News
‘Extremely important’ judgment due for one PSC, all PSCs and IR35’s future.
31st January, 2018 | IR35 News
Armed with a barrister and attacking broadly, an increasingly stubborn HMRC is a warning to all.
31st January, 2018 | Comment
April’s off-payroll rules are directly blamed for the first fall in company formations in seven years.
Contractors’ wealth managers are likely to welcome a relaxation in wrapper rules.
30th January, 2018 | Money News
Waiting 120 days for an end-user to pay points to trouble; not just tardiness.
29th January, 2018 | Contracting News
Not being a ‘flesh and blood human being’ is why the taxman has come unstuck.
29th January, 2018 | Money News
Intellectual approach? Patent officials get down with the kids with an IP cartoon series.
26th January, 2018 | Contracting News
Techie who tried to blame his dangerous driving on his victim’s mobile is behind bars.
25th January, 2018 | Job News
Revealed: a three-in-one winner; the most votes ever and painfully, a double-loss.
24th January, 2018 | Contracting News
Who won what at the 11th annual awards voted for by ContractorUK readers.
Hassle ahead for ‘Ltds’ whose accounting period spans their first MTD VAT quarter.
23rd January, 2018 | Money News
Spring Statement’s first tip-offs affect house-buyers and investor-business types.
22nd January, 2018 | Contracting News
Or at least they’re trying to, alongside claims about vertigo, rabbits and a Glasgow nightclub.
19th January, 2018 | Money News
So get creative, because waiting to see what government wants isn’t wise, says PRISM.
18th January, 2018 | IR35 News