Four ‘false news’ examples on IR35 get picked apart by a recruitment lawyer.
22nd February, 2019 | IR35 News
As HMRC signs off its ‘guinea pig’ model, it’s end-users who continue to rule the IR35 roost.
21st February, 2019 | Comment
Hammond hears that it’s time his warm words translated into reformist actions.
21st February, 2019 | Money News
Clients have a single decision to make whereas agencies face a laundry list, plus a bed of nails.
20th February, 2019 | Comment
Crowds of commuters getting taken in about tax liabilities has put their towns on the map.
20th February, 2019 | Money News
Protest organisers call you to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with MPs fighting retrospection.
19th February, 2019 | Contracting News
Status expert warns of IR35 investigations having ‘unrelated’ beginnings.
18th February, 2019 | IR35 News
MPs get a preview of how HMRC’s tax has turned people’s lives upside down.
18th February, 2019 | Contracting News
Sir Ed Davey’s APPG wants you to come forward to outline the ‘reality of your situation.’
14th February, 2019 | Contracting News
What private sector preparations for the 2020 rules should look like right now.
13th February, 2019 | Comment
Labour leader challenges Hammond and May to share their self-assessment forms.
13th February, 2019 | Money News
If PSCs had their way, they might do what one adviser suggests -- cut recruiters out.
12th February, 2019 | IR35 News
‘Ditch the salary threshold, extend visas to three years and exempt scarce occupations.’
12th February, 2019 | Job News
‘Wait and see’ mode until Brexit completes has put the brakes on contract billings.
11th February, 2019 | Contracting News
Divisiveness, change and removal. It’s all gone on, but now it’s time to move on.
8th February, 2019 | Comment
A lot of off-payroll rule uncertainty looms, but there isn’t a lot of will to stem it. Or is there?
7th February, 2019 | Comment
Government told that small VAT-registered companies need ‘no deal’ scenarios.
7th February, 2019 | Money News
A muddled IR35 policy is why the broadcaster still hasn’t fixed its dog’s breakfast, says the PAC.
6th February, 2019 | IR35 News
Contractors, it’s time to remove HMRC’s ability to be judge, jury and executioner.
5th February, 2019 | Comment
Taxpayers on less than £30k are offered an automatic, ‘no questions asked’ arrangement.
4th February, 2019 | Contracting News
Chancellor to get to his feet two weeks pre-Brexit, a few weeks post-IR35 consultation.
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1st February, 2019 | Contracting News
‘Have you tried turning it off and on again?’ is often an ask too far.
1st February, 2019 | TechZone
Aside to small fluctuations contractors will welcome, the big move looks like less IR35-inspired hiring of permies.
31st January, 2019 | Contracting News
Leaf-turning by a blinkered, intransigent HMRC is an unlikely prospect -- at least on IR35.
30th January, 2019 | Comment
A cross-party group of peers and MPs will probe the April tax’s impact on contractors.
30th January, 2019 | Contracting News
FSB: It’s right to review what could ruin the self-employed, ‘retrospective’ or not.
29th January, 2019 | Contracting News
Revenue uses November IR35 Forum to exonerate engagers who don’t decide IR35 case-by-case.
28th January, 2019 | IR35 News
IT workers are all but the best at getting things off their chest, just not at home.
25th January, 2019 | Job News
Woolly underwear and other outlandish items fail to make the cut.
24th January, 2019 | Money News
Knowing yourself is the key to exploiting fierce competition, sharp appetite and rising rates.
23rd January, 2019 | Comment
CGT not being taken off you doesn’t make you a victim (although you may be).
22nd January, 2019 | Comment
Too busy, too short and too cold. Revenue reveals what won’t fly (includes witches).
22nd January, 2019 | Money News
QC tweets against the ‘spin’ of a taxman who he says should be ‘soul-searching’.
21st January, 2019 | Contracting News
Brexit, plus political, economic turmoil equals a subdued technology sector.
21st January, 2019 | Job News
Why techies with ‘experiance’ and ‘specialized’ skills are probably still on the bench.
18th January, 2019 | Job News
Shortlist you for a detail-orientated environment? Probably not if you can’t spell.
17th January, 2019 | Comment
No-deal, so no transition period in the year IR35 toughens, is a growing prospect.
17th January, 2019 | Contracting News
‘Increasingly reliant’ Treasury tipped to launch a VAT plan to protect a 79% surge.
16th January, 2019 | Money News
Leaving it to the last-minute is the stressful, risky preference for a quarter of HMRC customers.
15th January, 2019 | Money News
‘The April charge is the sort of taxation that led to the birth of the Magna Carta.’
14th January, 2019 | Contracting News
Peace of mind is why you best double-check what the Revenue demands this tax season.
14th January, 2019 | Money News
Techies or traders looking for opportunities could do much worse than Berkshire's county town.
11th January, 2019 | Job News
Save your outrage for HMRC’s ‘external consultant,’ as ‘Sir CEO’ is de rigueur.
10th January, 2019 | Comment
No 10 is drawn into the retrospective row, thanks to a Lib Dem MP’s question and amendment.
10th January, 2019 | Contracting News
Demand grew, IT talent gaps opened, but now the uncertainty is even affecting temps.
9th January, 2019 | Contracting News
MPs could today trigger a Treasury review and report on the ‘unfair’ loan charge.
8th January, 2019 | Contracting News
APSCo index suggests hirers found their feet following the IR35 Budget wobble.
7th January, 2019 | Contracting News
Taylor’s recommendation to regulate all brollies, not only those for the low-paid, just got accepted.
3rd January, 2019 | Contracting News
Thanks for your support in 2018, and get ready to be at the cutting-edge of UK contracting over the next year.
The big announcement of 2018 will have reverberations for many years to come.
19th December, 2018 | IR35 News
Clients are on a respite from rules-induced work, ahead of Digital dominating in 2019.
18th December, 2018 | Comment
Quarter of techies go without at Christmas, or if not, what they get isn’t what they want.
14th December, 2018 | Job News
Contractors who collapse will have to pay the taxman second, not fourth, from when IR35 changes.
13th December, 2018 | Comment
Victorious newcomers, stalwarts still on top, and the former taxman of the moment.
12th December, 2018 | Contracting News
Who’s won what at the 12th annual awards voted for by you.
12th December, 2018 | Comment
Christmas for contractors looks set to be quiet, except for the risk-taking rate-chasers.
11th December, 2018 | Contracting News
IPSE to spotlight the new, the young, and the best, on projects or 'side-hustles.'
The REC finds scarce freelance IT specialisms to have more than doubled.
10th December, 2018 | Contracting News
Contractors will stick to their guns, but most of the unmoved are settlors.
7th December, 2018 | Contracting News
Doing nothing but waiting for HMRC to agree with the Lords isn’t wise (where MTD is concerned).
6th December, 2018 | Comment
‘The tide is turning,’ as over 100 MPs join peers and industry figures to denounce ‘monstrous’ legislation.
6th December, 2018 | Contracting News
Multiple failures, and even something sinister, exposed by peers probing the ‘retrospective’ tax.
5th December, 2018 | Contracting News
‘Awareness, resources and costs are all grounds to give tiny firms longer on digital tax accounts.’
4th December, 2018 | Money News
Early birds who last year dodged HMRC’s ‘customer-unfriendliness’ will now be caught too.
Hammond’s talk about helping families hasn’t translated into alleviation.
3rd December, 2018 | Money News
Lawspeed's Adrian Marlowe announces his stance on the NAO probe into the BBC's usage of PSCs.
3rd December, 2018 | Industry Announcements
The Recruitment & Employment Confederation announces its take on the latest migration figures.
An investigation into ‘Ltd’ TV presenters points to an awful mess, with stark long-term implications.
30th November, 2018 | Comment
Charity calls IT workers to help it be a support system, as most of them feel alone.
29th November, 2018 | Job News
Some peers and MPs are our modern-day Snark hunters -- and they seek fairness for contractors.
28th November, 2018 | Comment
‘And even if MTD is postponed, tiny companies must be persuaded not pushed.’
27th November, 2018 | Money News
Chancellor finally concedes that disguised remuneration scheme users aren’t tax ‘evaders.’
26th November, 2018 | ebt
The chancellor and his Treasury could be blurring the lines intentionally.
20th November, 2018 | Comment
Taxman’s jazzy jingle is so bad it drove a drummer back to business.
16th November, 2018 | Contracting News
The official lowdown on going flat for VAT to go live next month.
15th November, 2018 | Money News
Making HMRC a preferred creditor will push contractors down the ‘pay me’ pecking order.
14th November, 2018 | Comment
Even if the alerts ring true, high-end IT contractors look unlikely to be fazed.
13th November, 2018 | Job News
Get the official take from the taxman if you used a scheme but don’t intend to settle.
12th November, 2018 | Contracting News
The established are being overrun by the east on international take-home pay.
Budget 2018 bound to be behind the blunter IT contractor demand but overall, opportunities are growing.
9th November, 2018 | Contracting News
On top of ‘refining’ reform, HMRC is now looking at ‘redrafting’ its MOO paper.
8th November, 2018 | IR35 News
No new guidance coming, as the rule-breakers are deliberate, and the unawares are unaware.
8th November, 2018 | Contracting News
'Astonished' I’m even being asked if they owe tax retrospectively, chancellor dares.
7th November, 2018 | Contracting News
HMRC not collecting record revenue amounts 'could drive people out of business.'
6th November, 2018 | Money News
‘Emotions may still be running high, but the time for pondering is over.’
6th November, 2018 | IR35 News
Your invitation to give thanks to the people who helped you contract in the last year.
5th November, 2018 | Contracting News
Forget giveth and taketh away, with PSCs, this chancellor is all taketh.
2nd November, 2018 | Comment
Hammond’s IR35 haul to net more in a single year than any other measure in the entire Budget.
1st November, 2018 | IR35 News
If T&S is anything to go by, let’s get on the IR35 reform track of tweaking, not taking issue.
1st November, 2018 | Comment
‘Very bad’ Budget for contractors, as Hammond hits PSCs ‘very hard indeed.’
30th October, 2018 | IR35 News
‘Spreadsheet Phil’ delays full IR35 reform until 2020, and lets off PSCs with small clients.
30th October, 2018 | Comment
Chancellor pushes on with private sector IR35 reform, albeit only from 2020 and just for PSCs at medium or large firms.
29th October, 2018 | IR35 News
"To increase compliance with existing off-payroll working rules (IR35) in the private sector..."
As long as you ‘pros’ act now, the ‘cons’ of an off-payroll extension can be mitigated.
29th October, 2018 | Contracting News
Wealth expert tots up where we are now with nest eggs, and where we could be on Monday.
26th October, 2018 | Comment
Doing due diligence on umbrellas will come into its own should IR35 change again.
25th October, 2018 | Comment
Hammond raiding PSCs looks likely, on top of the rash but realistic option of him reforming IR35.
24th October, 2018 | Comment
Start your IR35 reform prep now by joining us on Tuesday to unpack Monday’s Red Book.
24th October, 2018 | Contracting News
Clients, agencies and PSCs get practical tips if the worst happens on Monday.
23rd October, 2018 | IR35 News