HMRC wins case against presenter

HMRC won their first battle over the employment status of a TV presenter. Christa Ackroyd Media v HMRC is the first case to go to the tax tribunals regarding a presenter in HMRC’s pursuit of the media industry. HMRC currently have a considerable number of live enquiries into the employment status of people in the media.. read more →

Future of self-employment

Not a week goes by at the moment without questions being raised about the law surrounding employment status. A couple of weeks ago Deliveroo were in the news for successfully showing the individuals they engage are not “workers” – a problem that Uber are currently appealing. On the 15th November the Work and Pensions and Business, Energy.. read more →

Using Ltd Co Contractors?

There have been many reports that a change is on the horizon for companies that pay limited company subcontractors. Companies could soon be liable for the tax and national insurance due to HMRC if the limited company contractors they engage should have in fact been employed. As it currently stands in the private sector, if an.. read more →