HM Revenue & Customs has come in for criticism after problems with its software have caused issues for self-employed people trying to pay their taxes online.
Confidence levels among the UK’s small businesses are improving, despite many firms struggling with rising operational costs.
Small company owners have been reminded of the potentially significant financial implications that can result from the use of unlicensed software.
Ongoing demand for skilled workers is leading many companies to offer higher salaries to tempt the best candidates, according to a new industry report.
The number of self-employed people in the UK saw a further increase during the most recent quarter, according to the latest government data.
Contractors working with public sector clients have been warned not to be taken in by new tax avoidance schemes that have arisen in the wake of the latest change to IR35 rules.
Contractors working with public sector clients have been urged to proactively check their IR35 status following the introduction of new rules by HM Revenue & Customs.
Many companies operating gig economy hiring models may be guilty of using self-employment as a means of depriving workers of their proper rights, according to a new report from MPs.
The pace of growth in the jobs market slowed during March 2017, as continued skills shortages once again created problems for businesses seeking to hire.
Umbrella firms and agencies have been called upon to work together closely to ensure clarity over contractor pay following the introduction of new changes to IR35 regulations.