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Matt Fryer is head of legal services at Brookson Legal.

How to Avoid Reputational Risk in Your Supply Chain

The contractor market was rocked this month by allegations that several umbrella companies are skimming from the salaries of their workers through unspecified “employment costs.” ...

The IR35 Pressure Is Back On — What Can Be Done to Reduce it?

Liz Truss’ short-lived proposal to repeal the 2017 and 2021 off-payroll working rules was met with a collective sigh of relief from the market. It felt as though the pressure of the ...

What Does HS2’s Latest IR35 Fine Mean for Businesses, Agencies and Contractors?

Another high-profile public sector organization has fallen afoul of IR35. High Speed 2 (HS2), the public body responsible for developing the UK’s high-speed rail network, is anticipating ...

IR35: A Force for Good

Changes to IR35, the off-payroll legislation that came into effect in the private sector in April 2021, have been painted in a bad light since they were first introduced. With high ...

IR35 Reviews Deliver Food for Thought

As HMRC’s soft-landing ends for the new off-payroll working rules — known as IR35 — organizations should heed the potential warnings from the recent review of IR35 in the public ...

The End of the Soft-Landing: The next IR35 milestone

The end of HMRC’s soft-landing period for the “off-payroll working rules,” also known as IR35, is nearly with us. In April, HMRC will move to enforcement of the new legislation. ...

Beware of the Potential IR35 Confidence vs. Compliance Gap

In April 2021, HMRC gave private sector businesses a year of “soft landing” for the changes to IR35, which saw responsibility for determining contractor employment status ...

Preparing for the Autumn Spike in Contractor Demand

September has historically tended to mark the beginning of a busy period for businesses and the engagement of contractors.  However, with increasing competition for talent amidst a ...

Next Steps in the IR35 Journey

On April 6 changes to IR35 legislation came into effect for the private sector, making businesses responsible for determining the tax status of their contractors and ensuring compliance. ...

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