The UK's leading provider of contract interim managers has reported a significant growth in the number of firms looking to hire short-term experts to focus on 'rapid growth'. According to Interim Partners, the proportion of interims being hired … [more]
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Following news that David Moyes has been sacked as Manchester United manager after a terrible season, why didn't the club appoint a contract interim manager in the first place, rather than risking a costly and disruptive transition period? What … [more]
The House of Lords Select Committee on Personal Service Companies has delivered its verdict on IR35 - and it doesn't make comfortable reading for HMRC. Having heard evidence from a host of experts before publishing its findings, the Committee says … [more]
This April, a new set of corporate and personal tax bands and allowances will take effect. Following a series of headline-grabbing announcements during Budget 2014, we look at how these changes are likely to affect the typical IT … [more]
The 2014 Budget was well received by a group much ignored in recent years - savers. Here, we look at what these changes mean in reality, with commentary provided by Tony Harris, MD of our long-term IFA partner, Contractor Financials. Major … [more]
In Budget 2014, the Chancellor announced a range of new, tough measures which should remove any remaining temptation from IT contractors who may have considered using an 'alternative' tax vehicle through which to process their earnings. To date, … [more]
As the director of a Limited company you must perform a number of legal and financial duties, these responsibilities may seem onerous at time, but the consequences for any breaches are serious. With risks including financial penalties, … [more]
If you're placed on a contract where you'll have access to sensitive information or assets, you'll need to hold valid security clearance. So, what levels of clearance are there, and how easy is it to apply for contract work? Security checks are … [more]
The Help to Buy scheme, aims to help people who do not have large deposits to purchase homes worth up to £600,000. … [more]
Let's face it, when we were budding IT professionals, we looked at the IT contractors in our teams with a certain degree of envy. … [more]