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WHITE PAPER: RESPONSES TO CONSULTATION ON EMPLOYMENT INTERMEDIARIES AND REMOVAL OF RELIEF FOR TRAVEL AND SUBSISTENCE

The government announced at the March Budget 2015, that it would consult on proposals to restrict Income Tax relief and the National Insurance contributions (NICs) disregard (referred to as tax and NICs relief in this document) on travel and subsistence expenses. This followed a discussion paper published shortly after Autumn …

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Compliance Target: The construction sector is having high levels of false self-employment by employment intermediaries |Staffing agencies/CIS payroll companies)

Compliance Target: > Counter false self-employment by employment intermediaries (staffing agencies/CIS payroll companies). The construction sector is having high levels of false self-employment. The tax rules in this area are complex. If a construction worker is: an employee they will be subject to PAYE and NIC will be payable just …

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Agency Liability: Protection is provided for employed agency workers | Right to not be unfairly dismissed

Liability – right to not be unfairly dismissed/right to not be subjected to a detriment Protection is provided for employed agency workers who are dismissed for asserting or seeking to assert certain rights associated with the Regulations. It will be treated as an automatic unfair dismissal (regardless of the agency …

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