FOI Request - Public sector off-payroll (IR35) reforms

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Dear University of Reading,

In April 2017 Government introduced new rules into the public sector called the off-payroll reforms, commonly referred to as “IR35”.

We understand you planned for this and developed a set of internal guidelines to be used when on boarding flexible workers, or contractors.

Please can you:
1. send us a copy of your internal guidelines used for this,
2. send us any policies you use surrounding this.
3. send us any documents you use to explain your policies to agencies who supply workers.
4. Send us your internal guidance explaining how you assess the status for each contractor.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Dave Chaplin

IMPS, University of Reading

Dear Mr Chaplin,

This is to acknowledge receipt of your request for information below and to let you know it is being processed.

We'll get back to you as soon as we can, but in any case within 20 working days from 11/12/2018.

In the meantime, if you wish to add any further details or check on progress, please reply to this message, quoting reference number IMPS#02329, so that we can track your input and respond promptly.

Yours sincerely,

Sinead Latham

Information Management & Policy Services (IMPS), University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AH
t: +44 (0)118 378 8981

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IMPS, University of Reading

1 Atodiad

Dear Mr Chaplin, 


We have completed the compilation of information in response to your


We can confirm that we do hold some information of the description
specified in your request. Our responses are given below each limb of your
request below and attached.


Please note: the supply of documents and information under the terms of
the Freedom of Information Act 2000 does not give the applicant or whoever
receives the information any right to re-use it in such a way that might
infringe the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA), for example,
by making multiple copies, publishing or otherwise distributing the
information to other individuals and the public. Breach of copyright law
is an actionable offence and the University expressly reserves its rights
and remedies available to it pursuant to the CDPA and common law.


We are required to include details of our complaints procedures, including
your rights to apply to the Information Commissioner.  The procedure is
detailed in our Freedom of Information and Environmental Information
Regulations policy on the web at


If we are unable to resolve any complaint, you can complain to the
Information Commissioner, the independent body who oversees the access to
information regimes:


Information Commissioner

Wycliffe House

Water Lane





Email: [2][email address]




Yours sincerely, 


Sinead Latham

Information Compliance Officer


Information Management & Policy Services (IMPS), University of Reading,
Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AH

[3][University of Reading request email]    t: +44 (0)118 378 8981   



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