FeaturedDifficulty Getting A Contractor Mortgage?
With the huge variety of payroll options open to contractors what you’d think would be a simple... Read more »
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For first time contractors one of the first choices you have to make is how you want to operate as a... Read more »
More News From The UK Contractor Scene'You failed utterly and totally': Fed agency blames giant Chinese hack on director who ignored advice that 'neglected' security system should have been shut down (Jun 17, 2015 01:35)
The number of security clearance holders whose data has been taken is not yet known, she said. Bu...
Sturgeon to demand oil exploration incentives consultation (Jun 17, 2015 01:24)
A recent survey found contractors' confidence was at a "record low ... Analysis by Douglas Fraser...
Birmingham extends Morgan Sindall’s deal (Jun 17, 2015 01:02)
Morgan Sindall has had its position on the multi-contractor Constructing West Midlands framework ...
The Law, IR35, Tax StatusIs 90% Really A Realistic Return?
In all probability no, no it’s not. Perhaps we should clarify that, for anybody earning much more than minimum wage then a 90%+ return just isn’t realistic.... Read more »A Very Mixed Autumn Statement
Yesterdays Autumn statement brought both bad news and not so bad news for contractors (we couldn’t quite bring ourselves to call it good news). Read more... Read more »
IT ContractorsShould You Be Looking North?
With the UK contractor market facing many ups and downs at the moment it’s nice to see some better news coming through. The Bank of Scotland’s June... Read more »
Medical ContractorsWorking As A Locum, Don’t Forget To Invoice!
Whilst there are many advantages to locum work (flexibility, above average hourly rates etc etc) you have to remember that you are in effect working for yourself.... Read more »
Construction Industry ContractorsCIS – New Scheme
CIS – New Scheme The new CIS scheme sets out the rules for how payments to subcontractors for construction work must be handled by contractors in the construction... Read more »