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

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Dear University of Southampton,

In April 2017 Government introduced new rules into the public sector called the off-payroll reforms, commonly referred to as “IR35”.
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/off-payroll-...

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

Support, University of Southampton

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Dear Dave Chaplin,

Freedom of Information Act 2000

Date of request: 11-12-2018 07:08:21 GMT
Due date: 10-01-2019 07:08:21 GMT
Ref: RITM0156203

Acknowledgement of request for information

Thank you for your request for information dated 11-12-2018 07:08:21 GMT,
a copy of which is appended hereto for your ease of reference.

The University will endeavour to respond as soon as practicable and in any
event by 10-01-2019 07:08:21 GMT. The reference for your request is
RITM0156203: please quote this reference in any future correspondence
regarding this request.

Requested information:

Dear University of Southampton, In April 2017 Government introduced new
rules into the public sector called the off-payroll reforms, commonly
referred to as “IR35”.
https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outl...
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

Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information Office

email: [University of Southampton request email]

 
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