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.
Steep rise in HMRC’s use of its potentially ‘unfair, uncontrolled, gloves-off’ agents.
15th May, 2018 | Money News
‘Can you hear me now?’ Small firms come forward to pinpoint network not-spots.
15th May, 2018 | TechZone
Urgently place reform that has decimated IT contracting under a microscope, says IHPA.
14th May, 2018 | IR35 News
Brexit puts the full rollout of HMRC's digital revolution on 'pause.'
14th May, 2018 | Money News
Stephen Lloyd MP tackles the ‘unfair’ backdating of Disguised Remuneration rules.
12th May, 2018 | Contracting News
Why there are two IT security areas you won’t need to look at (as much) before you leap.
10th May, 2018 | Comment
Four-month spree comes to an end for IT contractors, but demand overall is still ‘huge’.
10th May, 2018 | Contracting News
A £900k IR35 case hears that news presenters had little choice but to be ‘Ltd.’
9th May, 2018 | Contracting News
People likely to be panicked into paying the taxman are being targeted by crooks.
8th May, 2018 | Money News
And it’s ‘out of sight, out of mind’ if data is outsourced or exported, despite GDPR.
3rd May, 2018 | Contracting News
Taxman’s blind faith in his own tool is no surprise, but it could have a sting in its tail.
2nd May, 2018 | Comment
The three things you need to do to help land premiums, not pain, when jumping jobs.
MPs decline their ‘inexact’ chair’s invite to grill taxmen about policies for PSCs.
1st May, 2018 | IR35 News
The Revenue’s penalty regime is about to ratchet up in earnest.
1st May, 2018 | Money News
Contractor debt advisory’s concern is echoed by a national small business body.
30th April, 2018 | Money News
City lawyers say the taxman’s admission is why you shouldn’t simply pay up.
Broadcaster hands cash to around 15 of its PSCs hit by ‘devasting’ HMRC demands.
27th April, 2018 | IR35 News
One year since reform, ‘the guinea pig’ is squealing over having to pay higher rates.
26th April, 2018 | IR35 News
Three big Brexit issues unsettle most consultants, who remain ‘in the dark’ on visas.
25th April, 2018 | Contracting News
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’ skilled 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