Yearly Archives: 2019

/2019

Loan Schemes – Avoiding the trap!

Despite all the warnings in the national press concerning HMRC actively chasing payment for outstanding tax and National Insurance due against income disguised as loan schemes, there are still a number of schemes that aggressively target professional contractors by touting ‘higher take-home pay.’ These schemes typically operate by paying a small portion of contractors' earnings [...]

2019-05-15T09:16:06+01:00April 16th, 2019|

Why agencies will bear the brunt of operating 2020’s off-payroll rules

There’s been some raised eyebrows of late when I’ve told contractors the truth -- that it’s agencies who will carry the heavier obligations of the off-payroll rules for the private sector, and not clients, writes Natalie Bowers, co-founder of niche recruiters Bowers Partnership. It’s not because I’m privy to the contents of the imminent consultation [...]

2019-02-22T12:32:06+01:00February 22nd, 2019|