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  • IR35 changes take effect in private sector

    6 April 2021

    Changes to the off-payroll working rules - known as IR35 - take effect in the private sector on 6 April.

  • National insurance relief for hiring veterans starts today

    6 April 2021

    Employers hiring military veterans can, from today, apply for relief on national insurance contributions (NICs) for the first 12 months of employment.

  • Four in 10 firms unprepared for IR35

    18 March 2021

    Nearly four in 10 (38%) mid-sized organisations are not prepared for the introduction of IR35 off-payroll working changes, with just under three weeks to go until they take effect.

  • Government waives IR35 penalties for one year

    16 February 2021

    The Government has published new guidance about how it will support organisations seeking to comply with upcoming off-payroll (IR35) changes.

  • We cannot delay IR35 reforms any further, government says

    17 July 2020

    There should be no further delay in addressing the long-standing 'unfairness' of contractors paying less tax than employees in situations where their work should be classified as an employment relationship, the government has said.

  • IR35 changes will go ahead in April 2021

    2 July 2020

    The changes to off-payroll working rules in the private sector, known as IR35, will go ahead in April 2021 after MPs voted against an amendment to delay them for at least two years.

  • Proposed delay to IR35 fails to gain support

    20 May 2020

    A proposed delay to the extension of IR35 rules to the private sector has failed to gain support in parliament.

  • House of Lords: IR35 'riddled with problems'

    28 April 2020

    The IR35 rules are 'riddled with problems, unfairnesses, and unintended consequences', according to a House of Lords committee looking into the impact of off-payroll working reforms.

  • House of Lords committee reveals IR35 concerns

    22 April 2020

    The House of Lords committee looking at the proposed extension of IR35 regulations to the private sector has written to the Treasury with a list of damning concerns about the proposed reforms.

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