New Tax Year Changes: What Contractors Need to Know
On 6th April, we rolled over into the new 2019/2020 tax year... And what a year it looks set to be! Believe it or not, this year’s changes are remarkably positive, and it’s possible that many IT contractors will financially benefit from amendments to the existing tax brackets. So, why is no one celebrating?
The problem, of course, is that the contracting industry is still very much under the grey cloud of IR35. However, while the IR35 tax regulation is certainly something that all contractors — and all businesses that utilise the skills of contractors — should...
What Does the Brexit Delay Mean for UK Contractors?
With 29th March and 12th April — both earmarked as ‘Brexit Day’ — having been and gone without the slightest hint of an exit, it has been announced that Britain’s planned withdrawal from the European Union will now be delayed until 31st October. So what exactly does this delay mean for UK contractors?
Quite simply, the possibilities are endless. On the one hand, UK businesses could choose to move their headquarters out of the country to ensure continued relationships with European partners. On the other hand, a loss of access to EU-based talent could...
On the 25th March 2014, Steve Edwards and I launched Contract Recruit.
Our mission: To create a platform where IT contractors can communicate their rate, location and availability requirements, as well as being able to compete on a fair playing field with existing IT contractors.
Since then we have steadily improved our website to make the whole process a lot easier for our customers and haven’t stopped innovating. Today, 5 years on, we launch a new look: we’ve simplified the logo, just like we’ve simplified the process. We’ve...