Andrew Lowing

Can a Recruitment Agency Mandate the Use of Certain Umbrella Companies?

Can a Recruitment Agency Mandate the Use of Certain Umbrella Companies? As IR35 approaches more contractors are seeking the services of umbrella companies throughout the UK. For the most part, umbrella companies are suggested to contractors from the recruitment agency associated with their relevant assignment. This is an attempt to help the contractor speed up …

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No fines for incorrect IR35 determinations for 12 months

No fines for incorrect IR35 determinations for 12 months The UK Government has announced that will waive penalties relating to incorrect IR35 determinations for 12 months from April 6th 2021. The move comes amid widespread confusion relating to the legislation from both fee-payers and affected contractors. The immediate prose of IR35 reform remains true; as …

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The Key Information Document – A Reminder of Your Responsibilities

The Key Information Document – A Reminder of your Responsibilities Key Information Document Explained Amid the turmoil of the pandemic, on the 6th April 2020, the UK government introduced the Key Information Document (KID) as a part of their Good Work Plan, in an attempt to improve pay transparency for agency workers. This document is …

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