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

Dave Chaplin made this Freedom of Information request to University of the Arts London as part of a batch sent to 169 authorities

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Dear University of the Arts London,

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

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Dear Dave,

Thank you for your email dated 11/12/2018 which has also been received by a number of our colleges.

Please note that respective colleges are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please confirm whether you would like the requested information for UAL as a whole.

Please be advised that your request will be placed on hold pending confirmation from you with regard to your request.

Yours faithfully,

Funmi Alonge
FOI/DP Administrator

University of the Arts London |8th Floor |272 High Holborn |London |WC1V 7EY

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Dear Dave,

 

Please find attached our response to your Freedom of Information request.

 

Freedom of Information complaints procedure

 

UAL is committed to making information available under the Freedom of
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University of the Arts London

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London

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University of the Arts London | 272 High Holborn |London |WC1V 7EY|

 

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