The Prime Minister announced on 7th September that the government will introduce a new 1.25% Levy to provide an extra £12bn a year to support the NHS and social care.
HMRC have recently confirmed that they will be bound by CEST results provided the information is accurate and it is used in accordance with their guidance.
HMRC are urging businesses to look out for the use of mini-umbrella companies (MUCs) to pay contractors supplying their labour via agencies and other intermediaries.
The Supreme Court has ruled that drivers for the ride hailing app Uber are workers not self-employed individuals and hence are entitled to holiday pay, pension rights and the right to be paid the national minimum wage.
The “off-payroll” working rules that apply to certain workers supplying their services to clients via their own personal service companies started from 6 April 2021.
Big changes to IR35 off-payroll working rules are coming to the private sector from April 2021.