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Umbrella consultation underway

2021

The government has launched a consultation into the role that umbrella companies play in the labour market and how they…

Former SKY Sports presenter landing with heavy IR35 tax bill

2021

Former SKY Sports presenter Dave Clark has lost his IR35 tribunal appeal against HM Revenue and Customs. The decision relates…

Key stats about IR35 six months after the reform went live

Just over six months on from the April 2021 rollout of IR35 legislation to the private sector and the UK…

What do recruitment agencies need to do to protect themselves from IR35?

2021

Recruitment agencies will be the parties viewed as being responsible for any unpaid tax as they’re considered the ‘fee-payer’ in…

IR35 private sector changes 6 months on

2021

Six months on from the introduction of IR35 to the private sector, we look at how IR35 impacts you as…

Blanket contractor IR35 decisions U-turn by Network Rail

2021

Computerweekly.com recently reported that Network Rail appears to have performed a U-turn of its IR35 blanket decisions for the rail…

HM Courts & Tribunal Service becomes the third government department to be hit with IR35 tax bill

2021

Government departments have been in the news recently for their incorrect assessments of the employment status of their contractors in…

Home Office hit with huge IR35 tax bill

2021

It has recently emerged that the Home Office has been hit with a £33.5 million IR35 tax bill after a…

DWP hit with huge tax bill for historic IR35 contractor status assessment errors

2021

It has emerged that the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) was hit with a huge £87.9 million tax bill…

IR35 and Umbrella companies – how does contracting through an Umbrella company make a difference?

When the off payroll working rules were introduced into the public sector in April 2017, it quickly became clear to…