With a rise in tax avoidance and disguised remuneration schemes, contractors need to be on their guard and be aware and wary of any provider offering them 2 payments for each pay run.
Professional Passport calls for working group to be set up to steer policy on umbrellas
In their latest article, our cybersecurity partner Mitigo delve into the evolving methods of extortion.
Following the recent Pimilico plumber ruling Professional Passport confirms its standards on Holiday Pay.
It is more important than ever that agencies put robust ongoing checks in place so that they know they continue to work with compliant providers.
Crawford Temple has spoken to IWORK about holiday pay and ensuring compliance and transparency.
Professional Passport has developed an API tool to enable agency members to check company credentials against its approved providers list.
Employment Agency Standards recently ran a webinar on Key Information Documents and the requirements from an umbrella company perspective.
Some nurses could currently be in ‘disguised employment’, rather than self-employed, and would therefore not be covered under the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) indemnity scheme.
Addressing the Issues of Non-compliance in the Umbrella and Payment Intermediaries Sector
The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group of The Chartered Institute of Taxation and PRISM have updated the umbrella factsheet.
Some providers will make false claims of Professional Passport approval. Always check our Approved Provider listings for the definitive list.
With the Off-Payroll rules now effective we examine other key considerations that recruiters must look at to achieve a robust compliance position.
Crawford Temple of Professional Passport outlines what a compliant umbrella firm should be providing.
Crawford Temple Founder of Professional Passport looks at the Recruiters making KID mistakes.
No. 9 The Compliance Files - Professional Employment Organisations
No 2: The Compliance files - Holiday pay when using an umbrella company.
Crawford Temple, CEO and founder of Professional Passport shares four key areas accountants overlook when opening an umbrella firm.
In this first in a series of discussions Crawford Temple from Professional Passport and Dave Chaplin from IR35 Shield explain what an umbrella company is.
With the new rules coming into effect in April 2021 leading industry experts discuss key steps to consider in preparing.
With market pressures mounting following CJRS, and a drive for new business as we move towards April 2021, some providers are being lured to the dark side.
Umbrella holiday pay has become a major focus in recent times so we clarify our position on this key area.
Read the latest guidance we have from HMRC on the application of the scheme where a worker is employed by an umbrella company.
We look at the learning and possible changes following the issues faced by the sector as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak.
With the new reforms set for April 2021 we can help if you are still trying to understand and assess your contractors. Our step by step guide is a must.
With many workers moving from their own limited companies to umbrella providers as a result of Off-Payroll reforms we look at the importance of clarity around the rate.
PRISM and The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group have put together guidance for contractors looking to use umbrella companies.
We look at the ongoing issue of tax avoidance being marketed to contractors with the promise of high returns and low risk.
Professional Passport is the only compliance accreditation that provides this insurance backed guarantee.
This is an area that is causing confusion following all the changes in 2016. Just because an agency allows expenses to be recharged it does not follow that these can be paid to a worker tax free.
Make sure you keep upto date with our Approved Providers and ensure claims of compliance accreditation are genuine.
The whole area of contractor claimed direct expenses has changed beyond recognition following a series of changes across recent years.
Following the introduction of The Criminal Finances Act we have been working with many recruitment companies helping them develop their defence strategies.
We are hearing of umbrella providers that are looking to offer a service where they would subcontract services to a contractor’s limited company where there has been an inside IR35 assessment.
Following recent cases we look at the area of matching holiday pay for AWR.