IR35

IR35: HMRC’s defence of status tool is like ‘climate change denial’

Campaigners have accused HM Revenue & Customs of acting in a manner “akin to climate change denial” in its defence...

IR35 in the private sector: what constitutes ‘reasonable care’?

25 Mar 2019

The government has recently published a consultation paper with its proposals to extend off-payroll working rules to the private sector....

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Lorraine Kelly defeats HMRC at IR35 tax tribunal

21 Mar 2019

The television presenter Lorraine Kelly has defeated HMRC at an IR35 tax tribunal after successfully appealing a tax bill of...

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HMRC reveals private sector off-payroll working changes

6 Mar 2019

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has unveiled a series of reforms to off-payroll working in the private sector, following...

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2019 employment law: eight changes to look out for

21 Dec 2018

Although Brexit dominates the news, there will be a number of important employment law developments in 2019. Clio Springer sets...

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Budget 2018: IR35 changes extended to the private sector

29 Oct 2018

The changes to IR35 regulations will be extended to the private sector, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has confirmed in...

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IR35 changes have ‘seriously damaged’ the NHS

22 Jun 2018

Changes to self-employment tax rules have “seriously damaged” the NHS and the public sector, according to research by the Association...

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Employment regs: what happened to the ones that got away?

20 Jun 2018

Keeping on top of employment law developments can feel like a full-time job for HR professionals, but that’s just the...

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Taxes and the gig economy: what should employers expect?

14 Jun 2018

The Supreme Court this week deemed a former Pimlico plumber a worker for employment rights purposes, even though he was...

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Consultation into private sector tax avoidance a ‘fatal blow’

18 May 2018

Freelance and contractor bodies have called a new Government consultation into IR35 tax reform a “fatal blow” to the UK’s...

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Skills gaps will hamper growth in 2018 say most employers

19 Dec 2017

Four-fifths of companies worry that they will not be able to fill skills gaps in the coming year, according to...

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Budget 2017: National living wage rise confirmed at £7.83

22 Nov 2017

There were few surprises for employers in today’s budget, the first delivered since the snap general election in June.
Chancellor...

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Landmark decision rules Deliveroo riders are self-employed

15 Nov 2017

Deliveroo riders are not workers and are self-employed, according to a decision yesterday by the Central Arbitration Committee.
This means...

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April 2017: nine key employment law changes

10 Apr 2017

Are you up to date with all this month's employment law changes? We round the nine most important legislative...

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Controversial ban on agency staff in NHS dropped

31 Mar 2017

The ban on certain agency staff in the NHS, which was due to come into force on 1 April, has...

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