Getting on with IR35:
All doom and gloom ahead?
With the recent application changes to IR35 in the public sector, now is the time to ensure you understand the potential impact for your company and your contracts. Alongside breakdowns of the legislation, we take a look at the effects of the current climate on the contracting and consultancy markets.
If you’ve been keeping up with the latest contractor and consultancy news you’ve probably noticed that the hot topic of conversation at the moment is IR35 and the recent public sector changes. But what exactly is IR35? This guide will look at IR35 in detail and try to clear up some of the complexities.
According to IPSE’s latest Freelancer Confidence Index, 59% of contractors are wary of the economic conditions ahead – including significant concerns over application changes to IR35 in the public (off-payroll working rules) and, at a later date potentially, private sector. But this needn’t be the case. With a firm understanding of IR35, you can hold open conversations and negotiate your contracts to ensure you’re getting what’s best for you.
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