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Contractors may see simpler expenses rules from consultation, but not until post-2015

Contractors can anticipate simpler rules on expenses and subsistence following a new Treasury consultation, but changes won’t happen until after 2015.

Yesterday | Thu, 31 Jul 2014 | Expenses

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News HeadlineContractors may benefit from OTS employment status review, which could affect IR35

Contractors could benefit from the findings of a review of employment status initiated by the Office of Tax Simplification, due out for Budget 2015.

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 | IR35

News HeadlineContractorCalculator: Contracting news in brief – 25/July/2012

News this week covers: BBC employment test revealed; mini off-payroll witch-hunt?; more interims needed; North Sea contracts to slow; and Alba booms.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 | Other

News HeadlineContractors 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.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 | Other

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

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