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The latest news affecting umbrella companies in the UK. Featuring HMRC, the Agency Workers Directive, the 2003 Agency Regulations, and IR35.

Do You Pass The IR35 Public Sector Test? Most Do…

A well known and respected tax advisory company have recently done some research, and what they found will surprise many, especially in the public sector.

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“DON’T Show Me The Money,” Say Contractors

Working is all about that money, wouldn’t you agree? Apparently not, as a recent survey found that in the contracting world other things are more important.

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“Be Pragmatic” Says Accountant, Regarding IR35

The IR35 changes have had contractors complaining and moaning, there is no doubt about that…but should they all leave the public sector? Maybe not.

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75% of British Contractors Have NO Pension

The world of contracting in Britain is booming, and rightfully so, but not all contractors are very good at looking into the future it seems.

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New Self Employed Survey – Southampton, The Place to be

Being self employed is great as many of you will agree…but having a good quality of life is even better, don’t you think? I do.

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73% of Self Employed Called “Financial Underclass”

Many think self employment is all about living the high life. Not true. New research says that self employed are the “financial underclass.”

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NO Tax Cut for Contractors Says Chancellor

If you are a contractor in the UK then you probably want to pay less tax. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like there will be a tax cut any time soon.

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Freelance Contractors Are a…”Security Risk” Says Expert

In the past you got a job and stayed with 1 company for years, but these days things are a lot different. Enter the freelance contractor.

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Research Confirms IT Contractors Leaving Public Sector

One subject I’ve talked about before is how IT contractors would be leaving the public sector once those unpopular IR35 tax changes came into force.

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Government Scrap Tax Grab, Admit Defeat

If you read this blog every week then you will no doubt remember how I reported on the cheeky tax grab the government tried to bring in at the budget.

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Only Digital Banking Please…We Are Self Employed

Do you ever get tired of cashing cheques and paying in money at your local bank? A digital banking company might just change that.

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Deliveroo Fight Back With Pay Per Delivery for Drivers

The takeaway delivery company Deliveroo have been in the news a lot recently, mostly being accused of hiring employees under the guise of “contractors.”

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Demand for IT Contractors Strong in May

If you thought IT contracting was hitting a rough patch due to Brexit or IBM firing contractors, then think again, as demand was strong during May.

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Contractor Plans Legal Fight Against IR35 Reforms

An IT contractor has taken the bold step of planning to take on the government and their IR35 reforms in a legal battle.

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Freelance Friendly Parties? The General Election Explained

It’s only 2 days until the UK General Election, and from what I’m hearing many freelancers and contractors are still undecided about who to vote for.

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IBM Tells Contractors “Take Pay Cut or Go”

It’s a harsh environment out there in the contracting world, and there is none as harsh as the IT industry, as proven by a recent IBM memo.

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