What do hiring businesses need to do to ensure their businesses are meeting the new rules and requirements?
IR35 can feel like a complex mess when it comes to hiring creatives. Uncertainty leads to many nightmares arising and loopholes left open. To avoid this, Wishu outlines how best to avoid confusion when it comes to hiring creatives inside and outside IR35.
What actions should I take to ensure I comply with the new IR35 rules?
Here are some good indicators that the creative you’re hiring is outside IR35 and won’t be registered as an employee;
The have their own company website and business e-mail address
They hold appropriate small business insurance
They are VAT registered
They have business cards, marketing brochures, flyers, etc. for their business
They use their own equipment on projects
They have their own business address/office (even if it’s at home).