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

Employers risk losing contractors in IR35 changes

Brookson Legal has warned employers against taking a blanket approach to IR35 assessments ahead of the private sector rollout in April 2020

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

Workers' rights get "largest upgrade in a generation"

The government announced plans to give greater protections to gig economy workers today

Gig economy reforms should go further, experts say

Plans to reform gig workers' rights need further detail to be fully effective, experts have said

Autumn Budget 2018: What’s in store for HR?

Ahead of Hammond’s Autumn Budget on Monday, we outline what the HR community can expect to see

Treasury plans to overhaul tax for self-employed

It is believed the move will target those who are actually full employees and who have set themselves up as private companies to take on work

Contractors call for employment rights under IR35

An IR35 rethink is required before the government rolls out the reforms to the private sector, say experts