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Silence on off-payroll and umbrellas speaks volumes -- that the ‘anti-contractor arc’ is now ‘business as usual’ for HMG.

Rishi Sunak delivers his third Budget, to build a ‘stronger economy’ and make Britain a ‘tech superpower.’

Two separate inquiries into the Intermediaries legislation emerge on the cusp of Autumn Budget 2021.

FairScore can beat back the Frankenstein monster, but it’s up to Sunak to banish it.

Covid is weighted against the contractor sector getting two big fixes it wants from the chancellor.

Twelve pages lay bare all that's happened since the Morse Review to make it ‘fail to deliver’.

Adaptability is a quality many have but for some contractors, a master-servant relationship may be a bend too far.

Contractor accountant Patrick Gribben doesn’t expect a bold chancellor, especially with two big tax hikes already incoming.

Competition for techie talent is putting pay on a next level, yet it’s reserved just for contractors.

Four-part Revenue factsheet could be a substitute, or starting pistol, for umbrella company regulation measures next Wednesday.

As the case of The Trainline two shows, HMRC remains interested in PSCs -- just forget your accountant’s old adage.

Umbrella company says it’s back to ‘business as usual,’ although questions remain over data protection.

The residual risk of IR35 just got real (for a bit) for two PSCs, confirming retrospective challenges are still a threat.

Autumn Budget is unfortunately too soon for an overhaul of the complex, erosive HMRC policy.

Rishi Sunak called to unblock the HMRC-contractor ‘impasse’ on disguised remuneration.

Despite strong demand potentially levelling off, starting pay is at a 24-year high, even before ‘one-off financial incentives’.

Two scams are seeking to victimse agencies, workers, and umbrellas. Unfortunately, contractors are at risk from both.

The taxman will spread his wings beyond Oil, Gas and Finance, despite the ‘soft landing.’

Neither inside nor outside means it’s time to consult a non-tool, to head off ‘horribly costly’ outcomes.

Why we should all recognise Check Employment Status for Tax as only one of many means to an end.

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