REC’s Four Point Plan In Absence of Umbrella Regulation

The REC has advocated for umbrella companies to be regulated for many years.  In the absence of that regulation, the recruitment body is announcing a set of measures aimed at protecting workers and ensuring compliance among recruitment businesses: A call for HMRC to set up a hotline dedicated to reporting bad practice by umbrella companies; […]

Parliament Discusses Need to Regulate Umbrella Sector

Last night Parliament discussed potential amendments to the Finance Bill, including proposals to “curb or kill” umbrella companies.  Amendments to the Finance Bill were tabled by David Davis MP and Sir Iain Duncan-Smith MP which would effectively give the government a year to decide how to regulate the umbrella sector.  The proposals also meant that […]

Legislation to “Curb or Kill” Umbrella Sector

Following a series of bad publicity and scandals, senior MPs have taken action seeking to “curb or kill” umbrella companies.  Amendments to the Finance Bill have been tabled by David Davis MP and Sir Iain Duncan-Smith MP which will be debated a voted on by parliament on Monday 24 May 2021.  If approved, the draft […]