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Contractors learn the big secret of the BBC “employment test”: it’s useless

ContractorCalculator’s long campaign to get the BBC to reveal its employment test has shown the test to be new layer of pointless, costly bureaucracy.

This week | Tue, 22 Jul 2014 | Other

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News HeadlineContracting market in Scotland hits 11.5 year peak: rates up, contract numbers high

Scotland’s market is in rude health, showing surging demand for contractors alongside increasing rates. This mirrors positive signs in the wider UK.

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 | Market Stats

News HeadlineContractorCalculator: Contracting news in brief – 18/July/2012

News this week covers: contracting now mainstream; finance contracts surge; record high self-employment; new interim guide; and accelerated payments.

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 | Other

News HeadlineMerging Income tax and NI – how would it affect dividends and IR35?

The potential merger of income tax and NICs could increase tax on limited company contractors, but remove IR35, suggests James Abbott of Abbott Moore.

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 | IR35

News HeadlineContractor growth continues, with one in five having been freelancers or contractors

Contracting is increasingly mainstream: A new report from REC shows that 36% of people have already tried temporary work, and 41% would like to.

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 | Market Stats

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