What is false self-employment?

Being self-employed means that you aren’t entitled to any statutory rights such as the National Minimum Wage, holiday, sick pay etc.  With that in mind, why would anyone want to falsely claim that they’re self-employed?  Simple; some workers use their self-employed status to avoid employment taxes, and to be paid 100% gross without any deductions being […]

What is the Criminal Finances Act and why does it matter?

The Criminal Finances Act was introduced on 30 September 2017, and was designed to bring criminal charges against any corporate organisation which fails to prevent its employees and other associates from facilitating tax evasion. What is tax evasion? Tax avoidance is defined in the Oxford Dictionary as “ways of paying only the smallest amount of tax […]