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Despite the story varying (at least for one contented PM), software development and tech last month weakened significantly.

Accreditation body says it’s all for regulating brollies, but warns against another ‘IR35-type situation.’

A long document that’s taken an even longer time to produce. But unfortunately contractors, still there is something missing.

Following an ‘inordinate’ delay and despite doubters already, a consultation to tackle brolly ‘malpractice’ is at last open for contractors' responses.

SafeRec lifts the lid on umbrella companies and your money.

Agents of a different kind are slapped by the ASA over online ads earning them 48% of your HMRC refund.

The CV & Interview Advisors endorses AI and neuroscience bosses’ top tips on getting more from the professional networking giant.

Ninety organisations are already among the fallout from the data breach. Do you need to ask Capita if you’re number 91?

With the taxman surely biding his time until he can charge for multiple years' off-payroll non-compliance, contractors won’t want to see the following false positives.

Due to pay a ‘hefty’ price to HMRC for fluffing contractor status, the body that backs innovation in business is now deemed to be a warning to business.

Tens of millions that was heading to UK business now isn’t, thanks to Innovate UK incorrectly assessing contractors as outside IR35.

Fears raised that the ‘eyes and ears of many contractors’ may be manipulated by promoters passing themselves off as legitimate businesses.

Expert accountant reassures that the traditional way to pay HMRC will always likely remain, albeit with disincentives.

A good initiative? Or a glorified payroll calculator? Fluctuating pay is the real issue that needs attention, or at least acknowledgement.

Stopping the taxman in his tracks as he took on an end-user with 300+ contractors went like this.

At odds with what it originally said, the hacked outsourcing giant says customer, colleague and supplier date got ‘exfiltrated.’

The contractor industry can largely get behind a set-off mechanism from April 6th 2024 -- even if it smacks of the government's whack-a-mole approach.

Even if more PSCs due to appear in the dock doesn’t worry you, still review CJRS claims if you took salary with dividends.

With none of the normal delay between government intention and government action, it’s good to see officials moving forward on rolled-up holiday pay.

A cautious contractor sector welcomes a new consultation on giving workers their holiday pay regularly and upfront.

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