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IT market buoyant despite IR35 fallout

IT market buoyant despite IR35 fallout

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The IT contractor market continues to go from strength to strength in 2021 despite the introduction of IR35 in the private sector and the blanket bans being imposed by end clients on limited company contractors.

The recruitment industry confirms that the more technical areas of the IT labour market are still in strong demand with contractors able to “pick and choose” temporary assignments.…

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Contractors Must Act Before February Budget

Contractors Must Act Before February Budget

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Although the Conservatives were somewhat reluctant to join the other political parties in promising an IR35 review, their win will at least remove some of the uncertainty surrounding the off-payroll reforms for contractors in April next year. The landslide vote looks likely to bolster the party’s belief in its own policies, and with the new legislation ready to go, it’s unlikely that a review will bring about major changes.…

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The top five future trends of contracting

The top five future trends of contracting

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A number of workforce studies show that contracting has an increasingly fundamental role to play, both in facilitating economic growth and providing people with the opportunity to achieve a good work/life balance. In this article, Contracting Wise looks at five hot trends that will shape the contracting world of tomorrow.…

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Contractors urged not to fall for off-payroll propaganda

Contractors urged not to fall for off-payroll propaganda

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A number of industry bodies are calling on HMRC to account for their recent actions towards contractors. Since reforms to the off-payroll rules were introduced last April, the contracting sector has come in for some heavy-handed treatment from HMRC in a so-called ‘compliancy’ campaign that many have likened to “witch-hunting.”…

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