Public sector left frustrated by the proposed government changes to IR35

Public sector left frustrated by the proposed government changes to IR35

According to the recent survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), public sector employers do not approve the changes to the monitoring and reporting of skilled contractors’ tax status that the government is currently proposing. The survey, based on feedback from 95 public sector HR managers, highlighted that 69.5% expressed fears that the suggested…

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HMRC update on contractor tax avoidance schemes

We’ve all heard the old adage ‘if it’s too good to be true, then it probably is.’ A minority of contractors are still getting caught up in schemes that are offering 85-95% take home pay. These may not be all that they seem. HMRC is continuing to focus their attention on reducing the number of…

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IR35 contract review – why bother?

Taking IR35 seriously and giving it proper consideration for every contract should be the starting point for all contractors. Ultimately, IR35 will fundamentally affect how you choose to operate. More importantly, if you want to consider setting up a limited company, you will be in a better position to establish what your tax and NIC…

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The PRISM Brave New World seminar

On Friday 22nd July, Cloud9 Umbrella and K&B Accountancy Group were pleased to be part of the Brave New World seminar organised by PRISM, one of our affiliates. Focusing on existing and future legislation changes that will affect the recruitment industry, the session offered guidance and insight for all those who attended. The day was…

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HMRC have amended legislation for travel and subsistence expenses

HMRC have amended legislation for travel and subsistence expenses to support their intentions The introduction of the new legislative changes for contractors and the restrictions on travel and subsistence expenses has created a bit of a stir over the past couple of months. It has been brought to our attention that HMRC came across a…

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Compliance checked by Professional Passport for the new tax year

“Cloud9 has successfully adapted their offerings to the new world and met Professional Passport’s updated compliance standards in light of all the recent changes”. Crawford Temple – Managing Director of Professional Passport   Further to all the legislative changes that were introduced April 6th 2016, Cloud9 Umbrella is delighted to announce that we have been…