“Right from the outset, the public made HMRC aware that CEST wasn’t up to the job and, over time, more of the tool’s failings have become apparent and dissatisfaction has grown."
"It is my aim to continue protecting these individuals with the very best advice and representation while also educating recruiters and end-clients on best practice and ways to protect their own liability.”
“Good regulation is at the heart of government action on jobs, so firms will welcome the commitment to consulting on the future of the National Living Wage."
"Recruitment businesses will play a pivotal role in raising awareness throughout their client base and in helping to improve the government’s CEST tool designed to help people check if they are considered in or out of the IR35 rules.”
Recruitment firms should engage with their clients to discuss which roles are likely to be in scope across different levels, and if workers with these skills are thin on the ground or easily replaced - forewarned is forearmed.
“Professional Passport look forward to working with The Contractor Co-op and are pleased to be involved with the first worker co-operative in the UK umbrella market.”
Designed to give a snapshot into compliance issues at the forefront of recruiter’s mind the survey is quick and easy to take and will give our publication and the wider industry a valuable insight into compliance on the top level.
The news that Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) are already finalising plans to extend off-payroll rules to the private sector has been met by consternation by the recruitment industry. Reported by the BBC it appears that the changes will demand…