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Reversal of IR35 Reform: What it Means for Recruiters

As part of his “mini budget” on 23thd of September 2022, Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng announced that the 2017 and 2021 reforms to IR35 would be repealed.

Why Key Information Documents are a Useful Tool for Recruiters

Since April 2020, each new candidate must be supplied with a Key Information Document detailing the details of their engagement, including how they

Changes to National Insurance: What Recruiters Need to Know

The Government has tinkered with National Insurance quite a lot recently, from the implementation of the Health and Social Care Levy in April, an

Key Information Documents: How Compliance can Protect Recruiters

Despite the fact that it’s been a legal requirement since April 2020, many recruitment agencies are still not reliably supplying Key Information

IR35 Reform: Why Recruiters/Clients Shouldn’t Make Blanket Decisions

Most end-clients are now responsible for assessing the IR35 status of any contractor they hire, and they’ll be liable if their decision is found to be

IR35: Why Role Based Assessments Are Not Enough

In terms of controlling your risks and treating contractors fairly, not to mention sourcing key skills at a sensible price, blanket or “role-based”

4.3 Million Reasons Why Your Clients Need Expert Help with IR35 Compliance

In 2019 the NHS received a £4.3 million tax bill after HMRC decided it had set its contractors’ IR35 status incorrectly, even though CEST -

IR35: Is it Wise to Rely on HMRC's CEST Tool?

IR35 reform has been with us since April 2021, and many end clients still rely on HMRC’s Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool to help them

How IR35 Affects Recruiters

Unless they class as a small private company, your end clients are now responsible for assessing the IR35 status of any contractors they engage, and

IR35: Retaining Talented Contractors

Since their IR35 status was taken out of their hands by the 2021 reform, many contractors are concerned that they'll find themselves working

IR35: What Contractors are Looking for From Recruiters

Care and attentionIR35 determinations can be complex and time consuming, requiring specialist expertise and resources. Where these resources are not

How Has IR35 Reform Affected the Contracting Industry?

In the run up to IR35 reform a lot was written about the potential effects on contractors, recruiters and end clients. The reform has now been with us

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How UK Tax Codes Affect Umbrella Company Employees

Your tax code tells your employer how much tax-free personal allowance to include when they calculate your tax. In this article we’ll look at what you

How Pensions Auto-Enrolment Works for Umbrella Company Employees

Every UK employer is required to offer and contribute to a workplace pension scheme for their employees, and as your umbrella company is your

Accountancy FAQ - November 2022

Here are the most frequently asked questions we've received in November 2022, with answers from the experts at Orange Genie Accountancy:What is a

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