And technology companies are the biggest shirkers of their GDPR responsibilities.
15th August, 2018 | TechZone
'Dangerous,' 'misleading' and 'unfit for purpose' -- the IR35 digital tool just got demolished.
14th August, 2018 | IR35 News
Your tax return tabled as the means to automatically deduct a small income percentage for retirement.
14th August, 2018 | Money News
The defiant dozen: HMRC’s proposal is severely resisted by 12 IR35 consultation respondents.
13th August, 2018 | IR35 News
Don’t do that with IR35, do this instead, say the CIOT, the FCSA and the ARC, among others.
The biggest threat to your livelihood? Probably. And you’ve just a few hours to fight it.
10th August, 2018 | Comment
‘Blind.’ ‘Remarkable’. ‘Reckless.’ Accountants give their final assessments before Friday’s cut-off.
9th August, 2018 | IR35 News
Three if not four measures are all it takes to support those who work for themselves -- IPSE.
9th August, 2018 | Contracting News
A little over 48hours left to help safeguard our economic and professional futures.
8th August, 2018 | Comment
Second highest reading for contractors, thanks to heat-hit hirers rethinking.
8th August, 2018 | Contracting News
Friday’s deadline to be met by one agency group opposing reform, and another preparing for it.
7th August, 2018 | IR35 News
A once reliable leg-up for contractors now has a pitfall where loans are still owed.
7th August, 2018 | Money News
Companies are being pursued for the income-hit of wrongly treating PSCs as inside IR35.
6th August, 2018 | IR35 News
Budget 2018 looks ripe for raising the up to 15% surcharge on second property purchases.
6th August, 2018 | Money News
Thanks to a few good agents, 85 days just became 29 days – albeit only for a ‘short period.’
3rd August, 2018 | Comment
Most smaller companies would both stay in the EU and like a vote on the final deal.
2nd August, 2018 | Job News
Yet again a certain taxman can’t catch a contractor, even though this time HMRC was the client.
1st August, 2018 | Comment
ContractorUK launches Fantasy Football League 2018/19.
1st August, 2018 | Contracting News
Both private firms and public processes accused of pushing a 'Merry-Go-Round culture.'
31st July, 2018 | Contracting News
At-a-glance: how to build quality and effectiveness into the ‘contracting out’ model.
31st July, 2018 | Comment
The views of empire-builders among contractors? Possibly. Their targets? Not so much, finds IPSE.
30th July, 2018 | Contracting News
Firms won’t be fined for first 12 months and will be allowed to ‘cut and paste’ – HMRC.
30th July, 2018 | Money News
A tell-all survey on Value Added Tax even has room for Brexit, MTD and IR35.
27th July, 2018 | Money News
Through the HMRC Looking-Glass is an odd world where only ‘outside’ decisions are penalised.
26th July, 2018 | Comment
HMRC overzealousness and taxpayer assertiveness are behind a 36% jump in JRs.
26th July, 2018 | Money News
Battle-weary PSCs, send your evidence of blanketing to help keep the heat on HMRC.
25th July, 2018 | Comment
Almost nine in 10 contractors get paid on time in the Capital of the North.
25th July, 2018 | Money News
A seemingly anodyne PDF on the 2019 Loan Charge is met with rebuffs, questions and letters.
24th July, 2018 | Contracting News
The commercial threat posed to their PSC is behind contractors refusing AMS’s terms.
24th July, 2018 | Comment
Contractor sector warns the OTS that its PAYE plan has 'unintended consequences.'
23rd July, 2018 | Contracting News
Contractors in and around a few Midlands cities tend to get paid later than anywhere else.
23rd July, 2018 | Money News
The clock is ticking for taxpayers brought into the split-bill system due to the 'dividend drop.'
20th July, 2018 | Comment
REC slams ‘lack of clarity’ for the likes of contractors (and end-users) from 2021.
19th July, 2018 | Job News
Ex-chancellor's ‘ticking time bomb’ triggers a near doubling in ‘Ltd’ landlords.
19th July, 2018 | Money News
What was once ‘appropriate’ is now ‘correct’ -- just don’t call it ‘blanketing,’ IR35 Forum told.
18th July, 2018 | IR35 News
Having not first succeeded, LCAG is trying again to raise the Revenue’s CEO about tax-inspired suicide attempts.
17th July, 2018 | Comment
‘Papering over the cracks’ is up 615%, thanks to powers, probes and misperception.
17th July, 2018 | Money News
Our call to the taxman to set up a suicide helpline has been answered, disgracefully -- LCAG.
16th July, 2018 | Contracting News
‘We want to help’ claims the Revenue, ‘but we can only help those who come forward.’
16th July, 2018 | Comment
Government may be still ‘jumping the gun’ even in the era of more time to scrutinise.
13th July, 2018 | Money News
A status lawyer sums up recent implications for contractors, and says how HMRC can be silenced.
12th July, 2018 | Comment
Key IR35 Forum members distance themselves from the MOO paper on their website.
11th July, 2018 | IR35 News
Unprecedented, company-crippling payment terms will undergo their first test on Friday.
11th July, 2018 | Comment
Far off May’s peak, growth in IT contractor demand has now reverted to Q1 territory.
10th July, 2018 | Contracting News
Mel Stride MP tackled for uttering what critics count to be four falsehoods.
9th July, 2018 | Contracting News
Treasury minister written to for his ‘astonishing, appalling, fundamentally untrue’ reply.
9th July, 2018 | Comment
Even where its odds are poor, a revenue-led HMRC will still likely see you in court.
5th July, 2018 | Money News
New payment terms slammed as ‘another nail in the public sector contracting coffin.'
4th July, 2018 | Contracting News
There’s a crossover into Big and Artificial, yet today it’s ‘old’ Data skills which drive contractor demand.
4th July, 2018 | Comment
Contractors cowed to go ‘inside IR35’ by trusts threatening a one-two legislative punch.
3rd July, 2018 | IR35 News
‘Far from just erring on tax forms, applicants told a £10,000 lie to remain in the UK.’
3rd July, 2018 | Contracting News
Two cases of contractor mislabelling require a four-fold definition, says IPSE.
2nd July, 2018 | Contracting News
Officials not talking straight is adding to uncertainty for firms aiming for proper treatment.
2nd July, 2018 | Money News
'Character and conduct' of a freelance techie being sullied by a 'guilty until innocent approach.'
29th June, 2018 | Contracting News
'As most small companies only know MTD by name, next year is far too soon for it.'
28th June, 2018 | Money News
Ex-inspector says her old boss understandably wants to understand working practices.
28th June, 2018 | Comment
Giving roles 'safe harbour' from IR35 is signalled in the broadcaster's hush talks with the taxman.
27th June, 2018 | IR35 News
Contractors and others who set their own hours will be less tempted to show work the red card.
27th June, 2018 | Contracting News
Pay gap and permie growth losing out, thanks to more females joining the fold.
What’s already being cut for contractors with property is put into the PM’s crosshairs.
26th June, 2018 | Money News
People phoning in to kill themselves over backdated tax is overrunning a lobbyist.
26th June, 2018 | Contracting News
What the first responder to ‘countless’ suicide attempts over retrospection is telling the taxman.
25th June, 2018 | Comment
The health service’s hiring managers are struggling with ‘disastrous’ reform – study.
22nd June, 2018 | IR35 News
22nd June, 2018 | Comment
Cordova expected to pass Rust on its way down from hirers’ websites.
21st June, 2018 | Job News
As a new CEST is rumoured, emails show ‘Ltd’ was all but compulsory for BBC talent.
20th June, 2018 | IR35 News
Telling lies and turning blind eyes if IR35 changes could put PSCs' partners in the dock.
19th June, 2018 | Contracting News
A 'candid' late payment tsar reveals success is still in single figures, despite him being operational for eight months.
19th June, 2018 | Money News
'And even then, with Brexit, MTD and IR35 reform looming, it needs conditions.'
18th June, 2018 | Money News
A lender’s new offer is shaped around the Treasury changing buy-to-let’s economics.
Javid's plan will lead to more highly skilled workers from abroad in UK tech.
15th June, 2018 | Job News
Firms warned they face a ‘tsunami of claims’ from ex-contractors demanding cash.
14th June, 2018 | Contracting News
Agency says clients tried to turn contractors, yet today the experienced have the edge.
Ex-tax inspector says it’ll all backfire for HMRC if Direct Engagement schemes flourish.
13th June, 2018 | Contracting News
The ceiling for when VAT applies should be higher than today’s £85,000, says IPSE.
12th June, 2018 | Money News
Far from moving away from them, the BBC’s payments to ‘Ltd’ presenters are up 25%.
11th June, 2018 | IR35 News
Same old-same old for clients, yet a 10-month high for IT contractors.
11th June, 2018 | Contracting News
Be ‘very careful’ not to spark an HMRC investigation, dual income taxpayers told.
8th June, 2018 | Money News
A hardening taxman is on the lookout for ‘out of the ordinary’ transactions.
A ‘bird’s eye view’ of IT communities in niche sectors should let you swoop down on the gaps.
7th June, 2018 | Job News
Ministers must do what the taxman won’t -- keep their ears, eyes and minds open.
7th June, 2018 | Comment
PSC directors who bet their home for a loan lose big in a property downturn -- BoE.
6th June, 2018 | Contracting News
NAO tipped to tackle why the taxman’s external tech help bill is up by 9,000%.
4th June, 2018 | Contracting News
Don’t panic about HMRC delays, but bear in mind they unfortunately won’t affect IR35 reform.
1st June, 2018 | Comment
IPSE: Taxman’s responsiveness will worsen should status decisions be made more difficult.
31st May, 2018 | IR35 News
The road is long, expensive and emotional draining, say tiny tech company founders.
31st May, 2018 | Contracting News
Five areas of the private sector IR35 reform proposal fail the (whole) truth test.
30th May, 2018 | Comment
Slightly less liabilities on hirers, plus chain-wide IR35 compliance? HMRC may have found its answer.
‘Strong demand for only partially financially-satisfied contractors is due to post-GDPR work, not just pre.’
29th May, 2018 | Contracting News
What GDPR is; how to comply and why IT contractors will probably welcome it.
25th May, 2018 | Comment
Delays, increased costs and bigger workloads. And that’s the government’s own findings.
24th May, 2018 | Comment
We’ll keep objecting, but off-payroll rules on all PSCs are now a foregone conclusion, experts say.
23rd May, 2018 | IR35 News
A lot for the taxman to tackle before 2020 (no sooner please), because his thinking is flawed.
23rd May, 2018 | Comment
Qdos wants your views about being a PSC amid the BBC/NHS/IR35 debacle.
22nd May, 2018 | Contracting News
‘Unimaginative,’ ‘shameful,’ ‘outrageous.’ Or is it just a cry to contractors for help?
22nd May, 2018 | IR35 News
For the first time, Tier 2 is denying hundreds of firms the techies they say they want.
19th May, 2018 | Job News
Not for want of trying! HMRC fails in its second attempt to catch a PSC ‘well-versed’ in IR35.
18th May, 2018 | IR35 News
A taxman going back over a decade in 'reasonable care' cases is 'wrong in principle.'
17th May, 2018 | Money News
PSCs -- look forward, because a perfect storm of contractor regulation is brewing.
16th May, 2018 | Comment
Private sector IR35 reform? Yes, but not as you know it.