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How Pay-As-You-Earn fluctuates between umbrellas, recruiters and end-users.
Umbrella opens up about pay, to a PSC stuck with short contracts requiring overnight stays.
Payroll expert provides top tips to a contractor wanting to stick to what they know.
Agencies are among the many forces making umbrellas the favourable option.
April rule changes let umbrellas swallow leftovers from your food expenses pot.
Legal support (but no leg to stand on) for a contractor feeling conned out of £1,200.
What contractors can do, practically, to stand a chance of passing HMRC’s SDC test.
What comes out before and after is making one salaried IT contractor feel cheated.
One brolly's offer of a small salary and the rest as a loan has a number of issues.
A University of Life graduate and ex-taxman advises a wary contractor.
Speaking to his umbrella is best for a contractor wondering if he's covered.
Not being under the umbrella when he worked means one IT contractor's costs aren't covered.
A newbie contractor gets much-needed reassurance over PSLs and holiday pay.
Costs you incur to help your umbrella run RTW checks are claimable.
Contractors will take the heat if their personal income tax relief isn’t allowed.
Expert reassures a new IT contractor not liking the sound of an employment contract.
'There's a plus to HMRC having your full employment history from April.'
Explaining the differences between claiming expenses via a limited company and an umbrella company.
Brolly contractors who want pay and expenses have three options – not all of them recommended.
Expert advice for IT contractors forced to use their agency's preferred umbrella.
How far HMRC can deny tax relief for expenses on the basis of personal choice.
Expenses aid for an IT contractor whose expectations about contract length are prone to change.
Tax expert helps a temporary IT worker stumped by the 24-month rule.
What IT contractors can and can't expect umbrella companies to take care of.
Umbrella company contractor stuck on what address to give HMRC.
Legal aid for a limited company IT contractor told to use his agent's umbrella company.
Taking a break doesn't normally get round the rule on contractor expenses.