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From complexities around tax, employment status and your rights, to lifestyle needs such as mortgages, pensions and insurance, we’ve got it covered.

FAQ

What is the Independent Workforce?

Here at IWORK we champion all forms of independent working, but what the heck does that even mean? For us, an independent worker is anyone

FAQ

What is the platform economy?

The platform economy is also known as the gig economy, and it refers to people who get their work via apps or platforms. The work

FAQ

What is the gig economy?

In the gig economy workers get paid for the “gigs” that they do, such as food delivery, parcel delivery, car journey, property hire etc. Well-known

Self Employed

What maternity / paternity rights might I have?

Maternity and paternity for self-employed people Unfortunately self-employed people are not entitled to statutory maternity or paternity pay as these would require your income to

Self Employed

What types of insurance should I consider?

If you’re working for yourself in any form, whether as a freelancer, contractor or self-employed person, you are going to need appropriate insurance cover. We

Agency Workers

Can I get a mortgage?

It can be difficult for people that are not in permanent employment, i.e. someone that is a temp, freelancer, contractor or self-employed to get a

Agency Workers

What is the Construction Industry Scheme?

The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) was created by the government to reduce tax avoidance and evasion practices in the construction industry.   In essence, CIS payroll

Agency Workers

What are the Agency Worker Regulations?

Time was that an agency worker wouldn’t have the same rights as the people they were working alongside on their assignments. Two people sat side-by-side

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