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Five fouls contractors would be wise to avoid committing, to up their game and keep agents on side.

Covid may be passing, but the traps laid at almost every step of going forward for your next contract remain ready to ensnare.

Alongside ‘supply and demand,’ another dynamic is dominating the contractor labour market -- ‘cause and effect,’ ever since April 6th.

Different roles require different approaches – and different documents, from your ‘off-payroll-ready’ portfolio.

It applies to individuals not companies, but Breathing Space looks set to do a brisk business.

CEST puts it at 56%; we put it at 72%. But the chunk of not caught rules is as low as 26%. And some job ads carry no status whatsoever.

Peer accuses the Revenue’s top officer of being the disliked Biblical tax collector, notorious for washing his hands of a grave decision.

The self-employed for once are the more straightforward applicants, not putting client HR managers at risk of jail time.

Judge signals taxpayer ignorance of tax law is definitely an excuse, where that ignorance came from the tax authority.

Despite a long list of ways to apparently reduce your tax fine, the room for manoeuvre is actually very small.

Five underhand tactics to beware when contractor recruitment agencies go bad.

PM’s sympathy for loan charge contractors isn’t enough for 76 MPs pressing for 'fair resolution.'

The tech recruiter says a contractor hiring increase of 17% comes despite off-payroll 'concerns.'

The strange, ‘complex’ case of the contractor outside IR35, put inside IR35; who disagreed, only to rubbish a sub clause which a judge backed.

June saw more appetite for temporary techies than at any time in the last 23 years, but ‘unpredictability’ looms.

'Juicy fines' tipped to bite contractors’ agencies and umbrellas breaching April’s KID requirement.

Physical Right to Work checks are the stuff of a bygone age. Government must keep them digital from September 1st.

The April rules have helped bring the UK’s supply chains to crisis point, says the RHA.

Experts say a genuine right to send another in your place still proves self-employment, albeit not in isolation.

The taxman likes killing two birds with one stone, so beware your furlough probe turning into an IR35 investigation.

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