Monday, 09 July 2018 11:46
In this "landmark" ruling, the employment tribunal ruled that a group of couriers were not independent contractors, as Hermes had claimed, but were in fact workers who should be entitled to essential workers' rights.
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 10:24
Recently two cases occurred where “employees” have sought clarification from employment tribunals of their actual status. In both cases, based on the facts not the paperwork, the tribunals have found the claimants were workers not subcontractors.
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 09:28
In relation to staff used for freelance jobs, a specialist HMRC team will target employers suspected of avoiding national insurance.
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 08:31
You need to take on a new person its cheaper to call them self employed saving national insurance and making them responsible for their own taxes. But are they really and will HMRC or an employment tribunal agree with you.
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 17:00
Have you considered what trading entity you will use for your new business ?
Published in Accountancy & Tax
Friday, 14 November 2014 00:00
I am bringing it to your attention as I think everyone who employs subcontractors should be aware of the worker status and the rights and obligations which extend to people who are in this intermediate category between an employee and a genuine self-employed contractor.