IR35 reform: Here’s what the contractors think

IR35 reform: Here’s what the contractors think

The UK public sector benefits from the expertise of around 26,000 contractors at one time. They’re the flexible, highly-skilled labour force propping up our NHS, our Civil Service, our police service and countless other vital organisations – and they’re under threat.

Time to take a stand

Time to take a stand

The Government’s proposal to change the way contractors are taxed in the public sector is nothing short of a disaster.

We now urge you to write to your MP and take a stand with IPSE.

House of Commons Library publishes updated IR35 briefing

House of Commons Library publishes updated IR35 briefing

The House of Commons Library has published an updated research briefing on IR35, 'Personal service companies: recent debate'. The paper  is a useful resource that presents policy developments around IR35 since its introduction in 2000, up until the recent Budget.

Budget 2016: What does it mean for the self-employed?

Budget 2016: What does it mean for the self-employed?

Today’s Budget was a rather mixed bag for the UK’s 4.6 million self-employed workers. The abolition of Class 2 NICs, cuts to corporation tax and pledges for housebuilding and infrastructure were great news .

Chancellor urged to back smallest businesses in Budget

Chancellor urged to back smallest businesses in Budget

The UK’s 4.6 million self-employed workers need Budget commitments to fair maternity pay, simpler taxation and more accessible training opportunities, according to representative body IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed.

Is contracting for life?

Is contracting for life?

Whether you’re new to contracting, or consider yourself ’well seasoned’ - the temporary contract industry can provide a career that adapts throughout your working life.

George the Builder! Can he fix it?

George the Builder! Can he fix it?

After weeks of media speculation, sanctioned leaks, and second guessing, Wednesday’s Autumn Statement seemed to show the Chancellor as the man for contractors.

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