Dave Chaplin, CEO of Contractor Calculator, started working in the City of London in 1994 and became a contractor in 1997.
He has consulted for blue-chip firms including Cable & Wireless, Merrill Lynch, HSBC, and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
After eight years contracting, Dave left contracting to focus full time on ContractorCalculator.
Dave has consulted with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), HM Treasury and HM Revenue and Customs on the future of IR35 and on tax simplification.
He also participates in industry-shaping roundtable events and continues to influence the next generation of contractors on successful contracting.