If you are considering becoming a contractor, or are a seasoned veteran, here are 10 success tips from the IT Contracting team to help you get the most out of your contracting career. … [more]
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Ever wondered who sets the rates for contract roles, how to get a prospective client to increase what they're willing to pay, or how to squeeze an agent's commission in your favour? … [more]
Your limited company pays Corporation Tax (CT) on any profits it makes during its financial year. CT is applied to the profits of all UK companies, regardless of size. Here we look at how companies are taxed, and the deadlines you should be aware of … [more]
If you're thinking of expanding the contract work you undertake into a larger business, taking on your first employee is a big move. Becoming an employer for the first time will inevitably mean dealing with some red tape, but the process should be … [more]
Although the Chancellor didn't mention IR35 in his Spring Statement speech, the Government's written statement published shortly after suggests that an extension of the public sector off-payroll rules to the private sector is still on the cards. … [more]
Ever since the Government first announced its intention to introduce 'off-payroll' rules within the public sector, the inevitable question has been asked - will these changes be extended to the private sector? … [more]
Whether you’re a freelance contractor or run a small business, one of the most difficult things to manage is cash flow – especially if clients owe you money and you’re having trouble getting them to pay. … [more]
Here are some tips from the ITContracting team to help you create an online presence for your contracting business - and avoid the many potential pitfalls which await the unprepared! … [more]
The PAYE (Pay-As-You-Earn) system collects income tax and National Insurance liabilities from employees' earnings. Here we look at how PAYE works for contractors, and how to set up your company payroll. … [more]
Following news that a consultation will take place on extending the off-payroll IR35 rules to the private sector, Paul Gough asks whether this is just putting off the inevitable, or is the Chancellor going to take a proper look at the good, the bad … [more]