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The Adams verdict will reassure the many being forced from bonafide businesses which they’ve built from scratch.

Restrictive covenants can keep a good contractor down, and from moving out of off-payroll’s way. But only if they are ‘reasonably necessary.’

Despite its narrow applicability, a ruling in favour of the TV host will still likely inspire contractors to collect more badges.

Limited company contractors caught by April’s off-payroll rules are tipped to benefit from Uber’s loss.

Not telling the Lords about Loan Charge contractors who it knew of could subject the Revenue to investigation.

Becoming a digital nomad overseas is a passport, of sorts, to temporarily leaving the UK’s covid gloom behind.

Being inside IR35 from April will be a whole lot more taxing with the five per cent deduction disallowed by HMRC.

Off-payroll paradox: 11th hour 'supporting customers' rhetoric is at odds with the deployment of a new 'specialist team.'

Being massively overlooked is the fact that HMRC enquiries into limited company workers will continue long after April 6th.

Despite talking a good game, agents quietly admit off-payroll effects will last between one year and forever.

PSCs returning to the UK should find PCR tests they must imminently pay for claimable.

April’s off-payroll rules compel professional services, banking, telecoms, oil, digital, and investment clients to no longer hire PSCs.

In light of another CJRS update by the taxman, PSC directors might be wise to check their own online activities.

Chancellor sent a ‘strongly-worded’ letter, following a stock reply boding badly for Budget 2021.

‘Not great’ for temporary techies, but ‘massively better than might have been expected’ – REC.

Off-payroll study: the ticking clock and HMRC’s track record aren’t instilling much confidence in the incoming findings.

Eight situations prove just how vital it is for PSCs to be fully fluent in April’s new rules.

An extension by the chancellor in March would make the housing market’s triple threat manageable.

Helping directors with their dividends would be irresponsible and unfair to taxpayers, claims HMT’s Jesse Norman.

The off-payroll rules will make an unwieldy mess worse. Government must revert to Taylor to avoid disaster.

Taxman’s decision to offer some leniency around Sunday’s self-assessment deadline is welcomed, broadly.

On a long list reprimanding the Revenue, peers admonish the taxman for using workers caught by disguised remuneration.

Taxman told to come up with explanations and offerings for the millions stung by both covid and IR35.

An ‘incensed’ Rebecca Seeley Harris vows a written rebuttal over HMT’s 'misunderstanding.'

MPs want Loan Charge contractors to show the taxman chasing them over the goodwill season.

There’s work to be done for Brits processing European personal data. And penalties for those who shirk it.

Chancellor looking increasingly isolated in his decision not to help limited company directors.

Two new updates to the furlough scheme are ‘easily overlooked, and obviously were by the government.’

The negative test result you’ll need from Friday to re-enter Britain compounds the difficulties facing contracting overseas.

Pandemic ‘survival’ mode snookers off-payroll comms from reaching most PSCs.

‘Reasons and channels’ prevent your internet data being trawled, even if your CJRS usage is deemed suspicious.

Or don’t and risk having tighter rules, potentially on masks, supermarkets and WfH.

Far from fertile conditions to hire people permanently played into contractors’ hands just before Christmas.

Rates are holding up amid my 20-year high for contractors, whose ‘new normal’ preference is stability.

The type of contract you’re on shouldn’t affect your place in the vaccination queue, but it might - REC.

Neither the need to make up the covid-19 deficit nor the tendency to target contractors bodes well for eight weeks’ time.

Our gut feeling is that the goose which lays the golden egg will be killed -- over a few bad apples. And an inability to learn.

A longer CJRS is tagged up as a Christmas gift to help firms through a tougher January.

What’s been on the status front, and what shan’t now repeat itself. Hopefully.

Alert over history repeating itself, partly as you ‘sold your soul to the devil’ by forming a limited company.

A ‘good but could do so much better’ assessment of HMRC belies a lot of still ‘gross’ goings-on.

Taxman will have a task accusing PSCs of gaming the system to get desirable outcomes, experts suggest.

Taxman’s tool to decide contractor IR35 status is indecisive almost a fifth of the time.

Questions about independence will likely be fired but, under wraps at HMRC, they may have been answered already.

Jesse Norman admits it’s an episode he’s never heard of before, and has no appetite to repeat.

November took the momentum out from the temp tech market’s recovery, but billings are still up.

Opinions abound, but there’s five fundamental tech areas which it’s hard to see not dominating.

Taxman says he’s checking if you’re ready to restart him probing your status. Is saying ‘no’ really an option?

An official forecast is downgraded to an ‘estimate.’ And then downgraded from that to ‘finger in the air guesswork.’

Don’t be like Duncan, says the taxman, in a familiar but now off-payroll-charged message.

A welcome approach, or ‘particularly inappropriate?’ Or is it worse -- enough to ‘push PSCs over the edge?’

MPs with a track record of holding HMRC to account get to quiz Rishi Sunak.

‘With leave to bring Judicial Review granted, we’re one step closer to contractors not being sacrificed on an altar of administrative convenience.’

An unapologetic Rishi Sunak fails to help contractor companies that indirectly lost his Treasury an ‘eye-watering’ sum of revenue.

Claiming to be ‘delivering on the priorities of the British people,’ Rishi Sunak says the economic emergency has only just begun.

Even if it’s difficult, or DISS isn’t ready, let PSCs know that income support from the pandemic is your aim, Burnham tells Sunak.

A plan to return to the tiered approach includes the strong suggestion that ‘WfH’ lost its novelty in November.

Ten parts of the population being overlooked surges the membership of a new parliamentary group fighting for ‘Ltd directors.'

New tools, new labels and new consultancies -- all should come with a health warning if you don’t wish to be an April 6th fool.

Watch fanatic becomes the face of BBL fraud, just as time runs out for a director and his secretary.

Even just half our normal fee will do, say ‘high and dry’ umbrellas, urging Rishi Sunak and Boris Johnson for urgent cover.

Taxman to publish names, values and numbers of CJRS claimants from December.

It’s right of the Revenue to tell contractors how to spot a MUC, says Professional Passport.

It comes from ‘that’ minister, but a statement confirming intermediaries aren’t brollies or agencies is welcomed as a ‘good start.’

Agents’ talk of 'rhythm,' 'prep' and 'adaptability' smacks of a bounce back for temporary techies.

Taxman asks for empathy amid the pandemic, despite missing the same goals last year too.

PSCs given a pass from the taxman, and some new resources -- indicating April’s reform isn’t moving anywhere.

PSC bosses in Manchester and Liverpool asked to speak up, in a ‘make or break’ situation.

A ‘lifeline’ for limited companies isn’t enough, say the millions now turning to Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham.

Hirers and candidates finding their covid feet helps end 13 months of stagnation.

Hearts go out to the tiniest, one-person companies, facing a ‘perfect storm.’

The top service providers to the contracting community in 2020 revealed in virtual event. 

Insolvency pandemic protections are right. But do the new rules strike the wrong balance?

Another shutdown of workplaces and the economy reopens the case for an off-payroll rules respite.

Another government-imposed shutdown thanks to coronavirus provokes as many as it pleases.

As distrust of the chancellor grows, disappointed directors get given more of the ‘unattractive’ same.

Despite the claims of London eateries, having a multi-person business meeting over lunch isn’t within the spirit of the law.

What may have made PSCs ‘distinguishable’ is no more, as London, Leeds and elsewhere mandate WfH.

UK’s contractor trade body says government is disincentivising flexible work, just when it needs it the most.

You’d be better off asking the chancellor, the work and pensions minister tells David Davis MP.

Armed with ‘sobering’ findings, David Davis will today seek stronger stuff for the unsupported millions.

Defer to the IR35 guidance, says the taxman, clearing up confusion but not apologising for it.

Six technology specialisms contractors ought to wish they had this Christmas (and beyond).

The future for umbrella businesses looks bright, based on both yesterday’s IR35 meeting and the government’s wider activities.

Covid lull replaced by a 40% spike in enquires, including the thousands of firms HMRC now deems ‘high-risk.’

The second biggest fine a firm has got for flouting data law should be a warning to all.

Off-payroll poll finds the bulk of PSCs can’t continue as they are today due to IR35 changing.

An unwieldy IR35 reform consequence that HMRC doesn’t intend for, and is going to snuff out, is creating quite the furore.

‘It’s all about the irreducible minimum,’ the Revenue is likely to argue, in a bid to banish the ‘brand’ argument.

To commemorate World Mental Health Day, us and Samaritans urge you to check in on your fellow contractors, and others -- SJD.

September’s slew of unconventional jobs activity coincides with expectations still weighing heavily on the government.

Self-isolation at home and tax uncertainty away looms for Britons with Polish contracts.

Two TV presenters are heading back to court over status, but only one of them wants the rerun.

Custodial sentences, QCs on conspiracy charges and extraditing promoters are the way to go – TaxWatch.

Consultancy giant says Control, Mutuality and Part & Parcel are swinging in contractors’ favour thanks to the pandemic.

What PSC contractors can leverage in the chancellor’s covid-induced fiscal package.

A sea change is here. Alongside a taxman who’ll keep chasing and schemes that’ll keep targeting. But hold on to your old ways -- and you’ll struggle.

Rishi Sunak, the clock is ticking to stop the mass closure of small incorporated business. Only you can provide the vital economic aid they need to survive.

Worse than just 'irrelevant,' the chancellor’s package for UK contracting is condemned as 'ill-winded'.

Getting back to work is the goal of most (even the government’s). This scheme looks like a punt that misses.