Legal Issues


IR35 is a tax law that applies to any individual providing services through an intermediary, for example a company. In recruitment this typically applies to supplied contractors and interims

The government’s plans to impose new rules on those working in the public sector with HMRC setting up an online tool and agencies came into effect on 6th April 2017. Businesses and contractors requiring advice should call us on 01273 236236 and ask for our IR35 team.

  • Advice – understanding how IR35 tax could affect your business
  • Contracts – suitable for non IR35 arrangements
  • Training - how it works, for in house teams or for your contractors
  • Contract review – relevant to both private and public sector arrangements

Our track record in this area

  • 1st legal adviser assisting contractors, since 1999 (before IR35 even enacted!)
  • 1st IR35 friendly contract for agencies to use with contractors, still good today.
  • 1st win in an HMRC challenge – see Lime IT case. Principles established remain in place.
  • Widely used IR35 and other limited company contract terms.

For more information please call us on 01273236236 or email