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Global Recruiter

IR35 ruling defeats presenter

HMRC has an impossible task ahead of itself as it plans to roll out its IR35 reforms into the private sector.

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How HMRC's model now relies on getting other businesses to do its dirty work

The tax tribunal involving former BBC broadcaster Christa Ackroyd is a clear warning that the impact of new "IR35" legislation needs to be addressed.

People Management

Former BBC presenter ordered to pay £400K in unpaid IR35 tax

Ackroyd believed she was victimised and made a “scapegoat” by the BBC

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How HMRC's crackdown will now hit thousands more in private sector

It’s good that they are moving to help workers with precarious rights, but it shouldn’t be at the expense of those who are self-employed.

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BBC presenter loses appeal, must pay £420k in IR35 crackdown

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