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Three big Brexit issues unsettle most consultants, who remain ‘in the dark’ on visas.

A new Carillion-inspired package is good, but it could do better for IT freelancers’ cashflow.

Probes into potential Criminal Finances Act breaches seen as ‘the tip of the iceberg.’

If the taxman took reasonable care, then his guidance would by now reflect a 2017 verdict.

Top accountant says skills-development should be less taxing for freelance techies.

The government is ready to listen, so sole-person business supporters are filling its ear.

Govt: ‘Forfeit your deals if you don’t pay tiny suppliers in a fair and effective way.’

Women with their own PSC are already helping beat the UK’s male pay bias.

Why the usual flood of limited company tax changes seems to have turned into a trickle.

March saw clients raise starting rates to draw you into the computer security fold.

First ever prosecution for false company info costs a prankster PSC £12,000.

If you’re not directly affected, chances are one of your contractor colleagues is.

Despite the chancellor’s claim, support for PSCs seems a bit on the slim side.

An overview of the latest IR35 Forum’s other big talking points.

New tax offences like a fresh disguised remuneration requirement, to hit from April.

IR35 in flux means it’s vital to optimise your dividends, as a clawback is almost here.

The recruiter’s UK bottom line is improving thanks to IT contractor demand rising.

What ‘Tigger-like’ Hammond said yesterday -- no longer summarised, but still edited by the Treasury.

Hammond stresses the need for a balanced approach as he recommits to entrepreneurs.

IPSE: Hammond should utilise the highly-skilled, not hinder their growth with further IR35 reform.

Tomorrow could hear fired the starting pistol Hammond brandished in November.

Like the Terminator, ATS is pre-programmed and affects lives. Can you succeed amid the rise of the machines?

The ‘hot’ IT freelancers list is shrinking as demand is holding up, but signs of caution persist.

The taxman’s IR35 win at the BBC shouldn’t scare genuinely self-employed contractors.

Data watchdog clearly sprinting to keep pace with May 25th preparation queries.

What contractors want in 13 days’ time, and what (if anything) they’ll get.

A slump in live IT contractor assignments just got deeper for the third month in a row.

Details of where you live soon to be omitted in Companies House filings.

A real umbrella would have thwarted a first of its kind bogus self-employment case.

Seven near certainties of IR35 reform in the private sector.

No denials that ‘strategic options’ for SJD Accountancy’s parent are being looked at.

Profits squeeze predicted -- except for a small band of associate professionals.

An analysis of how a PSC at BBC News made headlines that neither party will have wanted.

Taxman gets some of the claims of an ‘IR35-compliant’ solutions firm taken offline.

Feeling the squeeze amid uncertainty, contractors feel up against it on multiple fronts.

Only 99 days to go until your data responsibilities are overhauled. Will you be ready?

A few forces against IT contractors are overrun by those in favour of them.

More than a dozen types of IT contractor are proving hard for agencies to source.

A call to action is among the departing thoughts of an IR35 Forum founding member.

Who said what, and what’s afoot with the off-payroll rules and IR35’s future.

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