End Client Survey

SThree recently delivered its response to the House of Lords Sub-Committee review of the Off Payroll Working rules (IR35) reform in the private sector.
 
This is a huge issue for employers and contractors alike and as the only global pure-play STEM staffing specialist, with our Public Sector experience and PLC status, we believe our voice will be a valuable addition to the discussion.

We have left the survey open to gather additional feedback from you on the impact of the proposed reform and would love to hear from you.  

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* 1. Are you currently an End Client in the Public or Private Sector?

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* 2. What have you seen happen from your experience of the IR35 reforms in the Public Sector (if applicable)?

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* 3. Do you believe that the lessons learnt from the Public Sector IR35 reforms have been considered as part of the draft Finance Bill Proposal?

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* 4. As an End Client have you assessed your contractors IR35 status using reasonable care?

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* 5. As a result of the decision making process made by your business, what actions have you seen contractors take?

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* 6. Is the assessment that has been made of the compliance burden (including costs) of these new rules realistic?

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* 7. Has the right balance been struck in the compliance burden on the taxpayer and on HMRC?

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* 8. What will be the effect of these new measures on a chain of contractors and sub-contractors?

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* 9. Do you think the impact of the extension of the off-payroll rules to the private sector been adequately assessed?

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* 10. What scope might there be for simplifying or otherwise reducing the administrative burden of these measures?

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* 11. What is your assessment of the Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool?

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* 12. Do you think the Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool requires improvement?

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* 13. How effective will the status determination process be in resolving issues of employment status? Are there adequate safeguards, allowing decisions to be challenged? If not, what more is needed?

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* 14. Do you think the Bill, as drafted, will achieve the Government's objectives?

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* 15. As an end client or hiring manager, do you fully understand what is being asked of you in relation to the reform of IR35 rules in the Private Sector?

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* 16. Does the reform of the rules in the Private Sector make your more or less likely to hire contractors?

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* 17. What effect do you think the reform of the rules in the Private Sector will have on your company?

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