UMBRELLA COMPANIES GIVE SUMMER STATEMENT WARMER WELCOME

Umbrella companies are giving a warmer welcome than the wider contractor sector to Rishi Sunak’s Summer Economic Statement, mainly due to the £1,000 job retention bonus. That is the view of Contractor UK. Quoting Clarity Umbrella's Lucy Smith, the website reports that the bonus, payable to the employer per employee brought...

WHAT DOES WORKING AT HOME MEAN FOR YOUR IR35 STATUS?

It is a question which many contractors, freelancers and self-employed workers are asking now; what impact does working from have on my IR35 status. Workers assessed as within IR35 before the COVID-19 lockdown want to know whether having to work from home during lockdown, and possibly for several more weeks...