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What is the joint employment model for engaging contractors?

Joint employment is a model available to agencies and hirers but shouldn’t be considered a quick fix for compliance challenges posed by Off-Payroll.

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Off-Payroll audit guide: How to create an effective and accurate compliance strategy

Off-Payroll compliance is perfectly manageable when clients and their recruitment partners have an effective and accurate compliance strategy.

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Off-Payroll audit guide: How to avoid compliance complacency

Off-Payroll compliance doesn’t end with the contractor’s status determination. Find out how to avoid the potential pain of compliance complacency.

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Off-Payroll audit guide: How to accurately assess status without IR35 expertise

The Off-Payroll rules require accurate IR35 assessments demonstrating ‘reasonable care’. Find out how to achieve this without becoming an IR35 expert.

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Off-Payroll audit guide: How to manage your contractor workforce

How contractor clients manage their contingent workforce will have a crucial bearing on company performance in the wake of the Off-Payroll rules.

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Off-Payroll audit guide: Why client and agency cooperation is key to compliance

Clients and recruitment partners need to work together to achieve compliance and avoid the financial and criminal risks posed by Off-Payroll.

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Off-Payroll audit guide: How to use assessments to identify working practice pitfalls

Find out how contractor clients can harness IR35 assessments to mitigate IR35 risk by identifying and addressing common working practice pitfalls.

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Other Contracting News

IR35 - has COVID-19 changed the view on tax status ahead of the 2020/21 changes?

Before they restart their deferred IR35 projects, organisations should look again at whether contractors are inside or outside of IR35.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

This government is creating a class of zero-rights employees

Labour Business has long held the view that the off-payroll tax and the original IR35 legislation needs both review and reform.

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

Contractors await crucial Commons vote on 3-year IR35 / Off-Payroll delay

David Davis, a longtime critic of IR35, has tabled an amendment to the Finance Bill tomorrow

Mon, 18 May 2020 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

Government accused of pushing tax compliance policing on to business

IR35 rules demanding companies check their contractors’ HMRC status are flawed and unfair, say Lords

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 - Off-Payroll (IR35) Reforms

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