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6th Dec 2021
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Number of Articles Written: 180; 179 published, 1 hidden.
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Legal notice - terms and conditions
  9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006 22nd May 2018
New legislation against 'false self employment' in construction
  28th Jul 2009 28th Jul 2009 28th Jul 2009
Workers in business 'albeit in a modest way'
  12th Feb 2009 12th Feb 2009 13th Feb 2009
Small firms want say in new local tax
  29th Jan 2009 29th Jan 2009 29th Jan 2009
Free office space for start-ups
  27th Jan 2009 27th Jan 2009 27th Jan 2009
HMRC cuts interest on overpayments to zero
  23rd Jan 2009 23rd Jan 2009 23rd Jan 2009
All change to a nicer ISA?
  15th Mar 2008 15th Mar 2008 20th Mar 2008
Debt counselling for the self-employed
  14th Mar 2008 14th Mar 2008 14th Mar 2008
Small business owners are not immigration officers
  4th Mar 2008 4th Mar 2008 4th Mar 2008
Seminars for the contruction industry
  29th Feb 2008 29th Feb 2008 29th Feb 2008
HMRC has duty of care in contractor case
  5th Nov 2007 5th Nov 2007 5th Nov 2007
HMRC warns about CIS penalties
  6th Oct 2007 6th Oct 2007 6th Oct 2007
Industry supports better approach to dealing with waste
  2nd Oct 2007 2nd Oct 2007 2nd Oct 2007
September deadline for tax returns
  21st Sep 2007 21st Sep 2007 21st Sep 2007
HSE warns construction workers 'don't take the risk'
  19th Sep 2007 19th Sep 2007 19th Sep 2007
Call for compensation for VAT delays
  20th Aug 2007 20th Aug 2007 20th Aug 2007
Government, not business, should police immigration
  13th Aug 2007 13th Aug 2007 13th Aug 2007
After the flood come taxing times
  8th Aug 2007 8th Aug 2007 8th Aug 2007
FMB criticises extra rates for small firms
  7th Aug 2007 7th Aug 2007 7th Aug 2007
Olympics construction fuels rise in IT contractors in engineering
  3rd Aug 2007 3rd Aug 2007 3rd Aug 2007
Tax help for people affected by flooding
  29th Jul 2007 29th Jul 2007 29th Jul 2007
Small firms tax victory in the Lords
  26th Jul 2007 26th Jul 2007 26th Jul 2007
New Minister for Construction
  16th Jul 2007 16th Jul 2007 16th Jul 2007
Labour shortages on the rise
  13th Jul 2007 13th Jul 2007 13th Jul 2007
Proposal to give HMRC access to bank accounts
  10th Jul 2007 10th Jul 2007 10th Jul 2007
New rules for taking cash abroad
  6th Jul 2007 6th Jul 2007 6th Jul 2007
Lessons learnt from tax enquiry
  3rd Jul 2007 3rd Jul 2007 3rd Jul 2007
Plans to improve construction payment practices
  20th Jun 2007 20th Jun 2007 20th Jun 2007
Arctic case concludes
  11th Jun 2007 11th Jun 2007 11th Jun 2007
The case of the married couple and the taxman (2)
  4th Jun 2007 4th Jun 2007 4th Jun 2007
The case of the married couple and the taxman (1)
  1st Jun 2007 1st Jun 2007 1st Jun 2007
Threat to loft conversions warns FMB
  25th May 2007 25th May 2007 25th May 2007
EU plans crackdown on illegal workers
  22nd May 2007 22nd May 2007 22nd May 2007
Housekeeping on the hard drive
  18th May 2007 18th May 2007 18th May 2007
Nationwide search for top apprentice
  14th May 2007 14th May 2007 15th May 2007
VAT changes for more small firms
  14th May 2007 14th May 2007 14th May 2007
Rate reform for empty buidings
  11th May 2007 11th May 2007 11th May 2007
No succession plan, no business future
  9th May 2007 9th May 2007 9th May 2007
Builders report improved results
  30th Apr 2007 30th Apr 2007 30th Apr 2007
Guide to new Managed Service Company regs
  26th Apr 2007 26th Apr 2007 26th Apr 2007
Safety cartoons 'waste money'
  19th Apr 2007 19th Apr 2007 19th Apr 2007
Stiffer tax penalties forecast
  12th Apr 2007 12th Apr 2007 12th Apr 2007
New safety regulations come in to force
  5th Apr 2007 5th Apr 2007 5th Apr 2007
Parliamentary inquiry into construction sector
  3rd Apr 2007 3rd Apr 2007 3rd Apr 2007
Construction industry warned to protect migrant workers
  29th Mar 2007 29th Mar 2007 29th Mar 2007
MPs move to oppose changes to safety regs
  28th Mar 2007 28th Mar 2007 28th Mar 2007
Tories would cut small firms tax
  26th Mar 2007 26th Mar 2007 26th Mar 2007
New CIS starts in two weeks
  23rd Mar 2007 23rd Mar 2007 23rd Mar 2007
Buillders trade body angry at tax hike
  22nd Mar 2007 22nd Mar 2007 22nd Mar 2007
Budget: Key points from Budget speech
  21st Mar 2007 21st Mar 2007 21st Mar 2007
Budget: Tax hike for small firms
  21st Mar 2007 21st Mar 2007 21st Mar 2007
Hardhatter coverage of Budget issues for construction sector
  21st Mar 2007 21st Mar 2007 21st Mar 2007
3,000 schemes and £12 billion to help business
  15th Mar 2007 15th Mar 2007 20th Mar 2007
Change of deduction rate to 20 per cent
  15th Mar 2007 15th Mar 2007 19th Mar 2007
Shortage of qualified contractors
  15th Mar 2007 15th Mar 2007 16th Mar 2007
Budget wishlist for small businesses
  14th Mar 2007 14th Mar 2007 14th Mar 2007
The lower rate of VAT for builders
  13th Mar 2007 13th Mar 2007 13th Mar 2007
Call for MPs to oppose new H&S regulations
  11th Mar 2007 11th Mar 2007 12th Mar 2007
Women in construction
  11th Mar 2007 11th Mar 2007 11th Mar 2007
Will you help with a survey?
  9th Mar 2007 9th Mar 2007 9th Mar 2007
CIS and 'Scott the scaffolder'
  6th Mar 2007 6th Mar 2007 6th Mar 2007
MSCs: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  2nd Mar 2007 2nd Mar 2007 2nd Mar 2007
Construction owners struggling with rising fuel costs
  28th Feb 2007 28th Feb 2007 28th Feb 2007
New step-by-step guide to the CIS
  26th Feb 2007 26th Feb 2007 26th Feb 2007
Budget Day is March 21
  23rd Feb 2007 23rd Feb 2007 23rd Feb 2007
Small business manifesto for councils
  21st Feb 2007 21st Feb 2007 21st Feb 2007
CIS factsheets available in 12 languages
  19th Feb 2007 19th Feb 2007 19th Feb 2007
Inquiry into new EU countries effect on business
  8th Feb 2007 8th Feb 2007 14th Feb 2007
Businesses urged to prepare to stub it out
  8th Feb 2007 8th Feb 2007 13th Feb 2007
New service for CIS workers
  8th Feb 2007 8th Feb 2007 12th Feb 2007
New construction orders: December 2006
  8th Feb 2007 8th Feb 2007 8th Feb 2007
Your chance to tell HMRC your views
  7th Feb 2007 7th Feb 2007 7th Feb 2007
New publicity drive on CIS
  6th Feb 2007 6th Feb 2007 6th Feb 2007
Road pricing another tax on small firms
  1st Feb 2007 1st Feb 2007 1st Feb 2007
Watch out, watch out, there's a scam about
  1st Feb 2007 1st Feb 2007 1st Feb 2007
Expense dispensations and 'HMRC approved'
  29th Jan 2007 29th Jan 2007 29th Jan 2007
Constructions firms warned to gear up for CIS
  26th Jan 2007 26th Jan 2007 26th Jan 2007
Tax relief for sole traders
  24th Jan 2007 24th Jan 2007 24th Jan 2007
HMRC must prepare for tax return rush
  19th Jan 2007 19th Jan 2007 19th Jan 2007
New Year pack for new CIS
  18th Jan 2007 18th Jan 2007 18th Jan 2007
Construction sector recovers from shaky start in 2006
  17th Jan 2007 17th Jan 2007 17th Jan 2007
Red tape worries construction industry in 2007
  12th Jan 2007 12th Jan 2007 16th Jan 2007
New rules for company documents
  12th Jan 2007 12th Jan 2007 15th Jan 2007
New Year resolutions for construction bosses
  12th Jan 2007 12th Jan 2007 12th Jan 2007
New director general for FMB
  11th Jan 2007 11th Jan 2007 11th Jan 2007
Late returns give windfall to taxman
  10th Jan 2007 10th Jan 2007 10th Jan 2007
Businesses bite back against unfair status reviews
  8th Jan 2007 8th Jan 2007 8th Jan 2007
Government told to think small
  4th Jan 2007 4th Jan 2007 4th Jan 2007
Sharper growth in construction in December
  3rd Jan 2007 3rd Jan 2007 3rd Jan 2007
Employers of illegal new EU workers face fines
  2nd Jan 2007 2nd Jan 2007 2nd Jan 2007
Self assessment deadline a month away
  28th Dec 2006 28th Dec 2006 2nd Jan 2007
High Court orders review workplace death decision
  29th Dec 2006 29th Dec 2006 29th Dec 2006
Call for EU to help small firms
  28th Dec 2006 28th Dec 2006 28th Dec 2006
Email scam on tax rebates
  27th Dec 2006 27th Dec 2006 27th Dec 2006
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
  24th Dec 2006 24th Dec 2006 24th Dec 2006
Hardhatter - the shop for contractors
  5th Sep 2006 5th Sep 2006 24th Dec 2006
CIS December update from HMRC
  22nd Dec 2006 22nd Dec 2006 22nd Dec 2006
Construction regulation delay welcomed
  22nd Dec 2006 22nd Dec 2006 22nd Dec 2006
Restrictions on new EU workers
  20th Dec 2006 20th Dec 2006 20th Dec 2006
HMRC investigations and penalties
  18th Dec 2006 18th Dec 2006 19th Dec 2006
How to get on top of your finances in 2007
  18th Dec 2006 18th Dec 2006 18th Dec 2006
Company and director fined after building collapse
  15th Dec 2006 15th Dec 2006 15th Dec 2006
Financial planning issues from the PBR
  13th Dec 2006 13th Dec 2006 14th Dec 2006
Threat of litigation worries construction firms
  13th Dec 2006 13th Dec 2006 13th Dec 2006
PBR: Are umbrella companies in or out?
  12th Dec 2006 12th Dec 2006 12th Dec 2006
Consumers' guide to hiring a plumber
  11th Dec 2006 11th Dec 2006 11th Dec 2006
PBR: Brown signals end of tax breaks for composites
  6th Dec 2006 6th Dec 2006 6th Dec 2006
PBR: Treasury attacks managed service companies
  6th Dec 2006 6th Dec 2006 6th Dec 2006
PBR: Brown to address managed service companies
  6th Dec 2006 6th Dec 2006 6th Dec 2006
Study criticises Government skills initiatives
  6th Dec 2006 6th Dec 2006 6th Dec 2006
Construction market still 'sluggish'
  4th Dec 2006 4th Dec 2006 4th Dec 2006
Threat to composite companies predicted
  1st Dec 2006 1st Dec 2006 1st Dec 2006
HMRC plans to make tax simpler for small firms
  30th Nov 2006 30th Nov 2006 30th Nov 2006
Ignorance of penalties helps Revenue’s purse
  29th Nov 2006 29th Nov 2006 29th Nov 2006
Free buy-to-let consultation for Hardhatter readers
  28th Nov 2006 28th Nov 2006 28th Nov 2006
Tax certificate renewal letter from HMRC
  28th Nov 2006 28th Nov 2006 28th Nov 2006
Subcontractors who do not need to be verified
  24th Nov 2006 24th Nov 2006 24th Nov 2006
Software changes for the new CIS
  24th Nov 2006 24th Nov 2006 24th Nov 2006
Index
  9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006 22nd Nov 2006
Getting started on Hardhatter
  3rd Nov 2006 3rd Nov 2006 17th Nov 2006
EU opens doors to small service firms
  17th Nov 2006 17th Nov 2006 17th Nov 2006
Sorting out self-employed v. employed status
  16th Nov 2006 16th Nov 2006 16th Nov 2006
The changes from the 'old' to the 'new' CIS
  9th Nov 2006 9th Nov 2006 9th Nov 2006
Introduction to the new CIS.
  8th Nov 2006 8th Nov 2006 8th Nov 2006
Health and Safety: Falls down, slips and trips up
  8th Nov 2006 8th Nov 2006 8th Nov 2006
UK's small businesses alienated by political parties
  7th Nov 2006 7th Nov 2006 7th Nov 2006
Firms warned of dangers of working at heights
  3rd Nov 2006 3rd Nov 2006 3rd Nov 2006
Call for cut in corporation tax
  3rd Nov 2006 3rd Nov 2006 3rd Nov 2006
Pensions for contractors
  2nd Nov 2006 2nd Nov 2006 2nd Nov 2006
Concern over increase in HMRC powers
  2nd Nov 2006 2nd Nov 2006 2nd Nov 2006
Business owners risk chaos by not writing a will
  31st Oct 2006 31st Oct 2006 31st Oct 2006
What drives the small business owner?
  24th Oct 2006 24th Oct 2006 24th Oct 2006
TUC busts health and safety myths
  23rd Oct 2006 23rd Oct 2006 23rd Oct 2006
Help for small firms to go for Olympic gold
  20th Oct 2006 20th Oct 2006 20th Oct 2006
Commission approves safety regulations
  20th Oct 2006 20th Oct 2006 20th Oct 2006
Pressure group welcomes tax proposals
  20th Oct 2006 20th Oct 2006 20th Oct 2006
How corrupt do you think UK construction is?
  19th Oct 2006 19th Oct 2006 19th Oct 2006
Tories promise to rebalance tax regime
  19th Oct 2006 19th Oct 2006 19th Oct 2006
Six months to go before the new CIS
  12th Oct 2006 12th Oct 2006 12th Oct 2006
Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs)
  11th Oct 2006 11th Oct 2006 11th Oct 2006
Income Protection/Permanent Health Insurance
  10th Oct 2006 10th Oct 2006 10th Oct 2006
Employers risk being burnt by new fire laws
  10th Oct 2006 10th Oct 2006 10th Oct 2006
Agency workers - Watch out for danger.
  2nd Oct 2006 2nd Oct 2006 2nd Oct 2006
Choosing the right agency
  2nd Oct 2006 2nd Oct 2006 2nd Oct 2006
Self-employed fathers face higher child support
  2nd Oct 2006 2nd Oct 2006 2nd Oct 2006
NI: Do I pay after retirement age?
  2nd Oct 2006 2nd Oct 2006 2nd Oct 2006
Call to act over self-employment muddle
  2nd Oct 2006 2nd Oct 2006 2nd Oct 2006
'White van man' faces overnight tax hike
  28th Sep 2006 28th Sep 2006 28th Sep 2006
Directors in the dark on insolvency
  28th Sep 2006 28th Sep 2006 28th Sep 2006
Qualifications come under new age laws
  28th Sep 2006 28th Sep 2006 28th Sep 2006
New President for FMB
  26th Sep 2006 26th Sep 2006 26th Sep 2006
CBI: Give the SBS real power
  21st Sep 2006 21st Sep 2006 21st Sep 2006
Downsizing of Small Business Service
  21st Sep 2006 21st Sep 2006 21st Sep 2006
Tories review small business schemes
  10th Sep 2006 10th Sep 2006 10th Sep 2006
New report tackles waste in construction industry
  9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006
Frequently Asked Questions
  9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006
Protect the price you paid for your car
  9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006
Self-assessment payments on account
  9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006
HMRC starts its crackdown on 'disguised empoyment'
  9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006
Contact Hardhatter
  9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006
Revenue letters worry small firms
  9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006
JSA: Career as a contractor - Is it worth it?
  9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006
Third party suppliers
  9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006 9th Sep 2006
Private Client Agreement
  11th Oct 2006 11th Oct 2006 9th Sep 2006
New laws protect against age discrimination
  8th Sep 2006 8th Sep 2006 8th Sep 2006
North East business advice open day
  8th Sep 2006 8th Sep 2006 8th Sep 2006
Special banking offer for Hardhatters
  8th Sep 2006 8th Sep 2006 8th Sep 2006
Business failures in construction up by four per cent
  7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006
Axe should fall on Small Business Service
  7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006
Warning over excessive powers for HMRC
  7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006
New construction orders: July 2006
  7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006
Employment status checker for construction workers
  7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006
Construction contractors face employment status upheaval
  7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006
Ten facts about the CIS scheme
  7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006
Three shortlisted for Olympic development
  7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006
Construction deaths down to a record low
  7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006
Transport policies could hit small firms
  7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006
New construction orders: November 2005
  7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006 7th Sep 2006
Special mortgage offer for Hardhatters
  5th Sep 2006 5th Sep 2006 5th Sep 2006

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