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Government calls for evidence on improving cyber security

This latest call is part of the government’s current review of cyber security incentives and regulations.

Twenty-one per cent of contractors chased late payments on their summer holiday

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed are calling on the government to clamp down on late payment.

London is the most productive UK region

To collect the results, researchers used state-of-the-art econometric techniques to analyse ONS data between the years 2010-2016, to produce levels of productivity in each plant of Great Britain.

Work in the UK no less secure than it was 20 years ago

A new survey shows that the proportion of people categorised as self-employed increased from just under 13% to just under 15% between 1998 and 2018.

CIOT criticises HMRC CEST tool

The criticism comes after HMRC have recently lost a number of IR35 tribunal cases, and an acceptance by HMRC that the CEST tool only provides a determination in 85% of cases.

APSCo members share their views on IR35 reform

The APSCo consultation sought views on how the extension of IR35 changes into the private sector should be managed.

The future of UK coins and notes will be protected

At the 2018 Spring Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a Treasury consultation into the future of the current mixture of coins in circulation.

Number of women joining self-employed sector grows

The last 11 years have seen a particularly strong growth in the number of self-employed mothers, accounting for approximately one in eight contractors.

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