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IR35: if it walks like a duck...

20 November 2019

In the UK, a great number of organisations engage self-employed IR35 contractors to complete work on their behalf. This gives more freedom to both parties and, typically, lower taxes. At present, much of the risk to this structure sits with the individual contractor. From April 2020, the risk shifts – often to the end user or client. In this webinar Ian Deakin discusses what IR35 is, what is changing, and what steps you need to take.

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Ian Deakin

Ian Deakin

Partner

Ian acts across the full spectrum of employment law issues, including day to day advice and employment tribunal litigation. Ian has a particular interest in TUPE transfers and Service Provision Changes, including insourcing and outsourcing. Ian has worked on a number of cases for our education clients including recently successfully defending a claim against a MAT for race discrimination and unfair dismissal, and another against a school for age discrimination.
Ian has also assisted a government department in managing an employment tribunal claim that led to the exit of a difficult employee. In 2016/17 Ian was a Non-Executive Director at the White Rose Academy Trust and regularly presents webinars and seminars on employment related matters.

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