The Government has confirmed that it intends to reform the off-payroll working rules (commonly known as IR35) from 6 April 2020. This change will impact the estimated 20,000 recruitment agencies who provide off-payroll workers via intermediaries, such as personal service companies (PSCs), to medium and large businesses in the private sector and to the public sector.
10 July 2019
Increased clarity on employment status tests to reflect the reality of modern working is 'badly needed' according to a panel of tax judges in the First Tier Tribunal.
12 June 2019
We have seen HMRC focus its attention on a range of sectors to enforce compliance with national minimum wage (NMW) regulations. The recruitment sector has come under the spotlight, with the recent case of Staffline, the recruitment and training group, who had a historical breach of NMW.
The Government’s confirmed lead option for change is to extend the public sector reform introduced in April 2017 to the private sector. How would this potential change impact the recruitment sector?