Off-Payroll Working Guidance

Off-payroll working is a term used to describe where an individual is providing their personal services through an intermediary to an end-client and the individual is not an employee of that end-client.  The most common form of an intermediary, when considering the off-payroll rules, is a Personal Service Company (PSC). Partnerships are the next most common.

In its simplest term, off-payroll working is about employment status. The rules look to establish if the individual would be considered an employee of the end-client were it not for their intermediary.

This guide will help you to uncover the impact of Off-Payroll working rules and what these changes mean for business in UK.

What you’ll learn

  • What is off-payroll working?
  • The Changes for the Private Sector
  • How is employment status determined?
  • Where the off-payroll rules apply and do not apply
  • Does inside the off-payroll rules mean employee status?
  • How can The Guild help?

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The content of this article is for guidance only and shall not constitute advice. Please seek independent advice or contact GuildHUB for information about its services.

Julia Clutterbuck
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