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

Dave Chaplin made this Freedom of Information request to Hampshire County Council as part of a batch sent to 285 authorities

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Dear Hampshire County Council,

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 may (or may not) have planned for this and developed a set of internal guidelines to be used when on boarding flexible workers, or contractors.

Please can you:
1. Tell us if you are familiar with these reforms – yes or no?
2. send us a copy of your internal guidelines used for any internal guidance,
3. send us any policies you use surrounding the reforms.
4. send us any documents you use to explain your policies to agencies who supply workers to you.
5. Send us your internal guidance explaining how you assess the status for each contractor.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Dave Chaplin

Freedom of Information, Hampshire County Council

Dear Mr Chaplin,

 

With reference to your email dated 11 December 2018, in which you are
seeking the following information:

 

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

[1]https://www.gov.uk/guidance/off-payroll-...

 

We understand you may (or may not) have planned for this and developed a
set of internal guidelines to be used when on boarding flexible workers,
or contractors.

 

Please can you:

 

 1. Tell us if you are familiar with these reforms – yes or no?
 2. Send us a copy of your internal guidelines used for any internal
guidance
 3. Send us any policies you use surrounding the reforms
 4. Send us any documents you use to explain your policies to agencies who
supply workers to you
 5. Send us your internal guidance explaining how you assess the status
for each contractor

 

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days.

 

If you have any queries regarding your request please do not hesitate to
contact me quoting the reference number above.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Georgia Howard

 

Senior Compliance Officer

Corporate Services - Governance
Hampshire County Council
The Castle
Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 8UJ

Tel 01962 846612

[2]www.hants.gov.uk

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Freedom of Information, Hampshire County Council

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Dear Mr Chaplin

 

Please find attached Hampshire County Council’s response to your
information request.

 

Yours sincerely

Amanda Godridge

 

Amanda Godridge
Senior Information Governance Officer
Corporate Services – Policy/Governance
Hampshire County Council The Castle
Winchester
SO23 8UJ
Telephone: 01962 847374
HPSN2: 847374
[1]www.hants.gov.uk

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of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this
message in error, please contact the sender.

Any request for disclosure of this document under the Data Protection Act
1998 or Freedom of Information Act 2000 should be referred to the sender.

 

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