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Contracting’s success is not due to government policies, as Danny Alexander claims

The contracting sector’s ongoing success has been down to hard work by contractors and not through government efforts – it should do less, not more.

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Contracting’s success is not due to government policies, as Danny Alexander claims

The contracting sector’s ongoing success has been down to hard work by contractors and not through government efforts – it should do less, not more.

ContractorCalculator: Contracting news in brief – 27/Feb/2015

News this week covers: oil and gas contracting; contractor rates; rate cuts in banking; procurement; mortgage war; HMRC appeals; & expenses guidance.

ContractorCalculator: Contracting news in brief – 27/Feb/2015

News this week covers: oil and gas contracting; contractor rates; rate cuts in banking; procurement; mortgage war; HMRC appeals; & expenses guidance.

Contracting pays, as an increased proportion of contractors earns more than employees

Contracting clearly pays, as skills shortages are causing a greater proportion of contractors and temps to be paid more than permanent employees.

Contractor Doctor: Does hiring other contractors put me outside IR35?

Contractors hiring other contractors to help complete a contract may be genuinely substituting and so outside IR35, says Roger Sinclair of Egos.

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Contractors who have a dormant limited company must continue to file basic company information, including abbreviated accounts, with Companies House.

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