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Improved “advice led” cover for freelancers and contractors, PSC’s and Umbrella companies

Those involved with the contractor and freelancer community, and who operate through a PSC, know only too well that HMRC is intent on addressing non-compliance believing that millions of pounds are lost every year in revenue to the Treasury. The Government estimates that only 10% of PSCs that should pay tax under IR35 do so. […]

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IR35 reformns north sea offshore oil and gas contractors

What impact will IR35 reforms have on North Sea operators?

With high levels of talent engaged through off payroll structures in the energy sector, the North Sea operators will feel an acute impact when new IR35 reforms are extended to the private sector in April 2020 – impacting flexibility, skills availability and adding complexity and cost to end users. The original off-payroll working rules (known […]

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Contractors getting paid abroad

4 Things contractors should know about getting paid abroad

Despite current uncertainties surrounding Brexit, opportunities for UK contractors who work or are thinking of working abroad continue to remain lucrative. However, working abroad usually means getting paid in a foreign currency, resulting in significant hidden costs which contractors need to be aware of. Here are 4 things contractors should know about getting paid abroad […]

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tax enquiry insurance

How Tax Enquiry & Legal Expenses cover can help you in the event of an IR35 investigation

When it comes to IR35, there are things you can do as a contractor to reduce your risk of being ‘caught by IR35’. But even if you have a compliant contract and you believe your working practices are outside of IR35, HMRC could still come knocking at your door. As a freelancer or contractor, holding […]

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autumn-statement

Autumn Statement

Chancellor Philip Hammond presented the Autumn Statement to parliament on Wednesday this week in which he made announcements regarding  wages, transport and housing to name a few. Contract workers however were more concerned with changes to IR35 legislation and how they would be impacted following the Autumn Statement. Whilst more clarification is awaited we have […]

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