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FCSA: Chancellor’s punitive budget unfairly targets contractors

by Jasmin Swayne

9 March 2017, Comments 0

Umbrella Company trade association the Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA) has raised a series of strong objections to measures targeting contractors that Chancellor […]


Experts identify flaws in HMRC’s just-released IR35 tool

by Jasmin Swayne

7 March 2017, Comments 0

The long-awaited IR35 status tool for independent professionals contracting in the public sector has at last been released by HMRC. However, it has immediately […]


HMRC IR35 tool failure is ‘unacceptable’

by Jasmin Swayne

2 March 2017, Comments 0

Despite HMRC’s dismissal of mounting criticisms that its handling of forthcoming IR35 changes for public sector contracting professionals has been woeful, IPSE (the Association […]


Finance contractors enjoy hiring boom while permanent placements dip

by Jasmin Swayne

28 February 2017, Comments 0

New survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) reveals that professional recruiters reported a year-on-year dip of one per cent in […]


Confusion over forthcoming public sector IR35 changes

by Jasmin Swayne

27 February 2017, Comments 0

A lack of clarity from HMRC and rumours of forthcoming changes to just-reformed IR35 legislation are combining to raise anxieties among contracting professionals working […]