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We’ve been answering questions from business websites and publications around a range of topics:


Do banks banning PSC workers warrant you closing your limited company?

Contractors’ Questions: Would umbrella contracting in the same skill scupper my Entrepreneurs’ Relief Claim

Conservatives stomp to victory at General Election 2019, helped by contractors

Private sector rubbishes Treasury timetable to reform IR35 by April

Contractors urged to ‘evidence-base’ their Lords inquiry submissions

How Budget 2020 helps and hits the UK’s contractor workforce

Government trounces Loan Charge and IR35 amendments, clearing the path for September and April enforcement

IR35 delay cost UK Govt £740m

Winding up your Ltd Co now IR35 isn’t going anywhere


FT Advisor

IR35 reform set for 2021 despite opposition

HMRC moving up the creditor chain will cause more insolvencies

Tax fears trigger rise in solvent businesses closing


IR35 private sector preparation: What the banks’ take on the reforms means for IT contractors

New government faces calls to urgently deliver on pre-election pledge to review IR35 reforms

IR35 private sector reforms: IT contractors weigh up their post-April 2020 work options

IR35 private sector reforms: Finance Bill vote denies further delay to April 2021 start date


How to wind up your personal service company ahead of IR35 legislation

General Election Results leave ‘unanswered’ questions around IR35

Freelancers call government 6-week review into IR35 ‘an insult’

IR35 freelance tax changes will go ahead in April 2012 – are you ready?


Are you considering closing your company?

A surge in contractor closing their Ltd Co due to IR35


Open Access Governemnt

How to manage an insolvency process

Advice for contractors closing down their Limited Company

Options for shutting a business after Covid-19

Business owners face post Covid-19 challenges

Helping contractor clients through a Members’ Voluntary Liquidation

Corporate Insolvency Act provides saving grace for businesses

Car industry in spin as Covid-19 and Brexit bite

Pizza Express closes restaurants as Covid serves more challenges

Troubling times ahead for business owners

personell today

Employment experts react to Conservative election win

IR35 changes will go ahead in April 2021


Industry Bodies demand clarity on immigration, IR35 and no No-Deal Brexit

Not enough time for full off-payroll review says industry bodies

Contractors call time on PSCS due to IR35 changes

Slashing entrepreneurs’ tax relief ‘a significant disincentive to invest’ says industry investor

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Hello IR35. Farewell contracting?

Advice for working mums closing their Ltd Co


Advice for contractors closing a Limited Company

What to consider when facing insolvency

Navigating insolvency during Covid-19

What to do if you can’t repay your bounce back loan


Some of our other articles from across the internet:

The Register – UK government review of IR35 tax reforms? Like a broken pencil, say contractors groups – it’ll be utterly pointless

Start Ups – Budget 2020 analysis: How it will affect your small business

Real Business – What the Tory majority means for SMEs

London Loves Business – Industry reaction to Conservative victory

Accountancy Age – IR35: Four out of ten companies considering dropping contractors


City Wire – ‘Double whammy’ for IR35 contractors if entrepreneurs’ relief scrapped

Business Advice – Why insolvency might be your only option during coronavirus

Consultancy UK – Contractors using MVLs to wind down their Ltd Company

SME Business News – Contractors must weigh up their business options ahead of the Budget

Contract Eye – Why an MVL may be your best option


PM Today – Advice for contractors looking to close a Limited Company

FSB Quarterly News – Insolvency Advice

Computer Weekly – What IT contractors need to know about IR35

Construction News – There’s going to be a massive bang in insolvencies.

Companies Digest – Navigating insolvency in Covid-19


AAT Comment – Rent concession reporting

Business Express – What to do if you can’t repay a bounce back loan

AAT Comment – Should Covid-19 support be extended?

Global Banking – Advice for contractors closing down their contracting company

Computing – New vote denies further delay to IR35 private sector reforms


Staffing Industry – MPs vote against further delay to IR35 private sector reform

We are the city – Is now the right time to close down your contracting company?

Retail Gazette – TM Lewin: What went wrong?



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