less than you think to become a non-compliant company. All you have to do is
have one party in your supply chain being non-complaint and liability could
fall your way in a very expensive way. Ask yourself the questions I’ve provided
Take payroll for instance:
Do you use
asked your agency what method of pay they use?
agency pay temporary workers via Umbrella or PAYE?
Do you know
the names of the Umbrella companies?
Do you know
how Umbrella companies operate?
Umbrella companies hold an independent compliance verification such as
Do they give
the workers a choice of Umbrella or PAYE?
legislation ever changing, do you know if they are compliant?
Did you know:
workers should be given a choice of PAYE or Umbrella.
Umbrella scheme the temporary worker pays for their own timesheet to be
processed (with a fee of £15.00 or above)
workers could be in breach of minimum wage and the temporary worker can be
client may become liable if workers are on the wrong scheme and NI payment
aren’t made to the HMRC, and could have to pay the contributions!
all the changing legislation make it difficult even for agencies to know if the
payroll provider is compliant!
companies who audit Umbrellas companies to ensure they are complaint such as
“Professional Passport”, why not ask if they’ve been audited and have the stamp
of approval? What have you got to lose?
compliant is very important to us, as we build long term relationships with our
clients on trust. Therefore, all our temporary workers are on the PAYE scheme
and you can be assured all the NI and tax contributions are paid, leaving you
in an assured and compliant position.
you use and agency for temporary workers, please ask the question and be sure
you know how their payroll is run. Ask
for the Umbrella companies details and research online.
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