Category: IR35 News and Advice

In recent years IR35 has become a synonym for contracting in the UK.

Whether you are just starting out contracting or have been contracting for some time, it is crucial to have a firm understanding of the finer details of IR35 and it’s legislation. Follow our coverage to stay on top of the latest developments.

HMRC was given another red card about IR35 mutuality of obligation

IR35 Update: HMRC got another “Red Card” about mutuality of obligation

On May 6th, upper tribunal judges, Zacaroli and Scott gave a key ruling in regards to one of IR35’s most disputable factors – ‘Mutuality of Obligation’. Read the full story

Government delay announcement of the off-payroll reforms

The Off-Payroll (IR35) Reform Delayed Until April 2021

The legislation will now be reintroduced in April 2021. This is a welcome decision in light of the worrying health and economic challenges we now face, but we must stress that it has been made clear that this is only a delay and not a cancellation.

Free Umbrella Solution for Contractors

Free Umbrella solution for all our PSC clients

If you’re affected by IR35 changes and need to switch to Umbrella, we can help.

Our new PSC/Umbrella package means you can enjoy the best of both worlds, toggling between limited company and Umbrella working, where appropriate. What’s more, our Umbrella is free to use when we look after your PSC accounts. It’s a great way to keep your options open.

Inside IR35

What should you do if your contract is inside IR35?

If you are a contractor working on an assignment which is considered to be outside IR35 now, you may find this is no longer the case when the new IR35 rules come into force in April. This is no reason to panic, but it is important to weigh up your options.

Off-payroll reforms: Why you shouldn’t close your company, just yet!

Although we are waiting for the new government to give us clarity on whether the off-payroll reforms will come into effect from 6thApril 2020, it is important to understand what things need to be considered when the decision is confirmed.

IR35 Tax Investigation by HMRC

Double IR35 Blow: HMRC Loses To TV Presenter Helen Fospero and IT Contractor Richard Alcock

English TV presenter and journalist Helen Fospero, has become the ninth broadcaster to claim victory over HMRC at the first tier tribunal.

Christa Ackroyd Media Limited v The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs – Round 2 – An example of how NOT to operate outside of IR35

One year and seven months after we considered ‘Why was Ms Christa Ackroyd deemed inside of IR35?’ by the First Tier Tribunal, we now look at the decision of the Upper Tribunal, on appeal by […]

IR35 Consultation Results and off-payroll

IR35 Watch – Results of the Government’s formal consultation on proposed changes to off-payroll in the private sector and industry responses.

A month on from the end of the Government’s formal consultation on proposed changes to off-payroll in the private sector, and its time to consider the proposed changes, how these will affect you as a […]