Matthew Taylor, the head of Theresa May's independent review of modern employment practices, has said that businesses are using self-employment rules to avoid tax.
Updated to reflect the Autumn Statement 2016 announcement that tax advantages for employee-shareholder status will end for new arrangements from 1 December 2016.
Updated to include information on new employment protections for zero hours contract workers.
On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we discuss zero hours and casual contracts and new provisions that render exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts unenforceable.
Additional information on the law on determining employment status for local authority employers, including guidance on casual workers. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on determining employment status.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
A model casual hours contract clause.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to casual contracts.