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Oil and gas contractors can help meet acute onshore skills shortages in key roles

Oil and gas contractors are well positioned to ease the acute shortages of key onshore skills identified by the latest Oil & Gas UK Economic Report.

Yesterday | Wed, 01 Oct 2014 | Other

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News HeadlineContractorCalculator: Contracting news in brief – 26/Sept/2014

News this week covers: abolish BETs; overpaying tax & IR35 risk; devolved UK tax; Labour Party Conference; oil & gas prospects; and new EU VAT rules.

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 | Other

News HeadlineContractors paying more tax than they should because of poor IR35 advice, says survey

Two in five contractors are paying more tax than they should by drawing salaries above the minimum, falsely believing that it helps their IR35 status.

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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 | IR35

News HeadlineContract opportunities increase as clients use contractors to fill skills shortages

Contractors are increasingly being used by clients to meet strategic skills gaps, as employers can’t recruit enough permanent employees to fill roles.

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 | Market Stats

News HeadlineIR35 Forum minutes: business entity tests aren’t working and should be abolished

The latest minutes of the IR35 Forum meeting held in May 2014 show that the business entity tests are not working as intended and should be abolished.

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 | IR35

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