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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
OFF-PAYROLL APRIL 2021 PRIVATE SECTOR ROLLOUT NOW A CERTAINTY
Posted: 2nd July 2020
David Chaplin of Contractor Calculator reported last night the following after the four-year loss against Off-Payroll Rules due to come in as of April...
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BRICKWORK CONTRACTOR LOOSE CASE - STATUS OF CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CONTRACTORS QUESTIONED BY TRIBUNAL RULING
Posted: 26th June 2020
An Employment Tribunal has thrown into question the status of construction industry contractors in a ruling finding that two contractors were in fact ...
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CORONA VIRUS NEWS
CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEW MEASURES
Posted: 26th June 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a series of measures to take effect from 4 July, easing the lockdown in England. Meanwhile in Scotland, the...
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CITB AGREES TO CUT LEVY BILLS BY 25% FOR TWO YEARS
Posted: 26th June 2020
CITB has revealed plans to cut levy bills by 25% over the next two years and give cash-strapped contractors more time to pay. Employers will cont...
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CALL TO BUILD 100,000 HOMES A YEAR FOR COVID-19 HEROES
Posted: 22nd June 2020
Ministers are being urged to build 100,000 homes a year to rent for key workers involved in the fight against coronavirus. The Local Government A...
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RACE FOR £250M SOUTH EAST NEW-BUILD HOUSING DEAL
Posted: 22nd June 2020
South East Consortium is planning to invite tenders next month for a fresh line-up of firms to deliver a £250m new-build housing programme. ...
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BANK OF ENGLAND AVOIDS NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES BUT ADDS £100BN QE
Posted: 18th June 2020
The Bank of England (BoE) has not cut interest rates into negative territory but has signalled a significant expansion of its quantitative easing (QE)...
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ICAEW URGES GOVERNMENT NOT TO INCLUDE OFF-PAYROLL TAX IN FINANCE BILL
Posted: 11th June 2020
Dave Chaplin of Contractor Calculator writes the following article on the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales(ICAEW) stance on urg...
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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY REVERSE CHARGE DELAYED AGAIN UNTIL MARCH 21
Posted: 8th June 2020
Revenue and Customs Brief 7 (2020): domestic reverse charge VAT for construction services - delay in implementation The VAT Reverse Charge has been fu...
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SADIQ KHAN HIDES “APPALLINGLY SHORT” CONGESTION CHARGE CONSULTATION
Posted: 2nd June 2020
Sadiq Khan is only giving Londoners until the 4 June to oppose his decision to hike up the congestion charge. Don't let the Mayor get away with sneaki...
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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
MP REMOTE VOTING SCRAPPED BY JACOB REES MOGG
Posted: 2nd June 2020
MP's are being told that they are not allowed to attend the House of Commons and that the previously approved remote voting has now been scrapped by J...
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ONLY 50 MPS ALLOWED TO VOTE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.
Posted: 1st June 2020
Posted from  Kirti Shukla StopIR35 Campaign (sealliance.org.uk)   ONLY 50 MPs ALLOWED to VOTE in the House of Commons.OBSTRUCTIN...