How UK businesses should cope with incoming IR35 rules
With the IR35 rules being reformed within the private sector from April 2020 (essentially mirroring the changes introduced to the public sector back in April 2017), there is a great deal of uncertainty, not only about how the rules will work, but also how employment businesses will practically operate the new legislation.
IR35 puts the onus for deciding whether a freelance contractor is truly freelance or a full-time employee on the recruitment agency. HMRC is on the lookout for what it considers “disguised employment”.
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