Managing a Contractor

Managing a Contractor

A number of businesses use contractors and subcontractors to carry out short-term work or to supply specialist skills on specific projects. Outsourcing work like this can be cost-effective and can make use of particular knowledge, experience and skills that may not...
Managing a Contractor

Employed or Self-Employed?

The question as to whether someone is employed or self-employed is not as straightforward as it might at first appear. Many people assume they are free to choose, but HMRC state this is not the case. How do you decide? Although there is no clear-cut answer to this...
Personal Service Companies

Personal Service Companies

The IR35 legislation seeks to tackle the avoidance of tax and national insurance contributions (NICs) through the use of intermediaries such as service companies or partnerships. The rules target circumstances where a worker would be treated as an employee of the...