Private Sector IR35 Reform News

Contractor umbrella companies say the union has got it wrong, again, although all agree ‘bad apples’ must be weeded out.

It’s nice to think lenders are watching the courts for direction on their customers’ status. Shame they aren’t.

CEST puts it at 56%; we put it at 72%. But the chunk of not caught rules is as low as 26%. And some job ads carry no status whatsoever.

Peer accuses the Revenue’s top officer of being the disliked Biblical tax collector, notorious for washing his hands of a grave decision.

The tech recruiter says a contractor hiring increase of 17% comes despite off-payroll 'concerns.'

The strange, ‘complex’ case of the contractor outside IR35, put inside IR35; who disagreed, only to rubbish a sub clause which a judge backed.

'Juicy fines' tipped to bite contractors’ agencies and umbrellas breaching April’s KID requirement.

The April rules have helped bring the UK’s supply chains to crisis point, says the RHA.

Experts say a genuine right to send another in your place still proves self-employment, albeit not in isolation.

The taxman likes killing two birds with one stone, so beware your furlough probe turning into an IR35 investigation.

Even by the taxman’s own figures, Check Employment Status for Tax is still not fit for purpose -- advisers.

Taxman forced to reveal that at just a little over its halfway point, his IR35 tool swallowed a lot -- almost £2million.

Studies, surveys and snapshots? Keep ‘em coming. But three channels will provide the real answer – and soon.

Stats indicate departments have more B2B openings than pre-reform. All the signs suggest companies will follow suit.

Get your client’s view of things, and get it early, regardless of which set of off-payroll rules affect you.

It’s not business-as-usual. But limited company contracting is far from on its knees.

A Nationwide IT contractor who worked as a project manager falls short by 'fine margins.'

‘Client put me outside IR35 -- I’m alright Jack.’ But are you, really?

A Single Enforcement Body is welcomed, but not unreservedly and with qualms over when.

Two studies put one in three contractors as not caught by the ‘damning’ April 6th rules.

Ideas to regulate brollies are flowing thick and fast, with many saying the ultimate solution rests with end-users.

Respected advisory firm’s ‘reform can be managed’ comment positioned to MPs as proof off-payroll reform is being welcomed.

MVL, dormancy, striking off. Don’t say you haven’t got options in the post-IR35 reform world.

Signs the government is potentially open to acting against brollies indicates 'all is not lost.'

Except for technical-types typically sole trading, contractors are glum about their business, more so than about the economy -- IPSE.

The government must use its June RTW review to bring the UK’s outdated employing process into the 21st century.

An audit, of sorts, to work out how 48,000 mini umbrellas have sprung up so quickly begins.

The taxman is trying to blow the whistle on the Match of the Day presenter, but experts say he’s got an open goal -- his brand.

Clients. Agencies. Umbrellas, accountants, and even us IR35 ‘experts.’ Just like contractors, we’ve all got off-payroll angst.

A steep learning curve with turbulence, challenge and worry has defined the last four weeks.