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Keep up to date with all the latest contractor news. We have written everything in plain English, so there’s no need to go to the overly complex HMRC website to learn about any tax and accountancy related updates.

Over-30s have better cybersecurity behaviour than younger workers
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

Over-30s have better cybersecurity behaviour than younger workers

The report indicated that the younger generation is more anxious about cybersecurity than the over-30s.

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Government commits to improving extra support offered by HMRC
Charlie Brooks
By: Charlie Brooks

Government commits to improving extra support offered by HMRC

The LITRG has welcomed the government’s acceptance that further improvements are needed to help unrepresented taxpayers caught in a dispute with HMRC.

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Many Brits have no savings to fall back on
Amelia Bowlzer
By: Amelia Bowlzer

Many Brits have no savings to fall back on

Recent findings reveal that the under 25s are the best at putting money away regularly, while the over 55s are worst at planning their personal finances in advance.

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IPSE welcomes measures to secure the future of the self-employed
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

IPSE welcomes measures to secure the future of the self-employed

The IPSE has welcomed measures announced in the Queen’s speech to support pension saving among the self-employed.

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Government focus on protecting businesses and public from cyber-attacks
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

Government focus on protecting businesses and public from cyber-attacks

Around a third of businesses have had cyber security breaches or attacks in the last 12 months – with cyber threats constantly evolving.

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Coworking spaces make London top destination for Gen Z workers
Charlie Brooks
By: Charlie Brooks

Coworking spaces make London top destination for Gen Z workers

Generation Z is the term given to anyone born between 1997 and 2012, and who are "digital natives who value security, diversity, and autonomy, and aim to achieve it through pragmatism and determination."

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Contract billings rise, while permanent appointments fall for seventh consecutive month
Amelia Bowlzer
By: Amelia Bowlzer

Contract billings rise, while permanent appointments fall for seventh consecutive month

REC: ‘The UK’s vibrant temporary work market is playing an important role in helping employers to manage the ongoing uncertainty and job-seekers to find work.’

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IR35 changes leads to end of Barclays contracting
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

IR35 changes leads to end of Barclays contracting

IPSE: ‘For a long time, we have warned the changes to IR35 would have damaging consequences for business.’

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