IR35 delayed by UK government due to COVID-19 fears

Due to the recent Coronavirus outbreak and pressure from freelancers and businesses, the UK government has delayed the IR35 rules by 12 months. The controversial new off-payroll working rules were meant to come into force on 6 April 2020. But, these will now be...

HMRC publishes IR35 tax rules for the private sector

The draft Finance Bill clauses issued for consultation on 11 July include legislation to extend the off-payroll working rules to the private sector from 6 April 2020. These changes will have significant implications for workers providing their services through...

Life after Love Island. What happens when the cameras stop rolling?

Photo credits: ITV The 2019 series of Love Island on ITV runs until the end of July, so don’t panic, it has only just begun. However, many of you watching this year’s show will already be trying to guess what the contestants might go on to do next, and who will be...

Where do you stand within the IR35 gameshow? Win, draw or lose?

HMRC are struggling to apply the rules of IR35 Designed to ensure fairness but even HMRC are struggling to apply the rules resulting in IR35 becoming a bit of celebrity at the moment. Much like a popular Saturday night game show, you win some and lose some, the...