Contractors

Amazon: new legal challenge could cost firm £140 million

Law firm Leigh Day has launched a potentially £140 million compensation claim on behalf of Amazon drivers working as 'delivery service partners'.

Key steps for HR as dust settles post off-payroll

We learned from the Department for Transport’s (DfT) latest annual accounts that Network Rail is hiring 79% of contractors on an outside IR35 basis.

Knowing your supply chain post IR35 reform

Given the current climate and a raft of media exposure around ethics, exploitation and non-compliance in the recruitment and contingent workforce industry, it has never been more important that...

IR35 regs highlight need to clarify employment status

HR has been warned that HMRC are likely to challenge the status of more consultants following changes to IR35 regulations.

A third of private sector firms unaware of IR35 changes

?A third (33%) of private sector organisations that regularly engage non-permanent contractors don't know anything about upcoming IR35 reforms, according to research from Hays

GSK contractors accused of working outside IR35

News of HMRC sending "aggressive” letters to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) contractors shows HR must be involved in tax issues, say experts

Private sector IR35 plans come under fire

The government has launched a consultation on IR35 in the private sector prompting criticism of the public sector roll-out

One million public sector staff earn less than the living wage

Ahead of worker rights-related Brexit amendments next week, research reveals many public sector workers are at risk of in-work poverty