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Off-Payroll review launched by government, but changes still to go ahead in April 2020

Yesterday the government announced that there will be a review into Off-Payroll tax, however the Treasury has confirmed that the April 2020 implementation into the private sector will not be postponed. The review however will identi...

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IR35 Reforms Countdown – Are you ready? 3 months to go.

17/12/2019

The date for the introduction of the IR35 reforms looms closer, is your agency prepared? IR35 has been a big topic of discussion since the ‘off-payroll’ rules were confirmed to be rolled out into the private sector from April 2020. ...

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Could our PAYE service support your business?

20/11/2019

At Sterling, we offer a PAYE service for organisations looking to outsource their payroll to a reliable service provider.  Our PAYE service is popular with recruitment agencies and other businesses and offers a straightforward approach...

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Meet the Sterling team – Stuart Clarke

31/10/2019

We are very lucky here at Sterling to have developed such a fantastic team of industry experts, all dedicated to providing a high-quality service to our agency and contractor clients alike. Each month we are asking one member of our te...

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VAT reverse charge delayed until October 2020

12/09/2019

The new domestic reverse charge was due to be introduced this October but a recent announcement means that the change has now been delayed until October 2020.  The reverse charge will apply to construction services and news of the twel...

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What does draft IR35 legislation tell us about upcoming reforms?

22/08/2019

As the date for IR35 reforms draws ever-closer, the government has recently published draft legislation as part of the Finance Bill 2020, to provide businesses with a clearer picture of what changes they will need to implement to ensur...

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Meet the Sterling team – Holly Waters

24/07/2019

We are very lucky here at Sterling to have developed such a fantastic team of industry experts, all dedicated to providing a high-quality service to our agency and contractor clients alike. Each month we are asking one member of our te...

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Pressure on for HMRC’s improved employment status tool (CEST)

22/07/2019

HMRC’s CEST (Check Employment Status Tool) tool has come under fire from all angles. The introduction of IR35 for the public sector has been plagued by confusion and the tool has been widely criticised as not fit for purpose. The CE...

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Considering setting up a limited company?

16/07/2019

Contractors generally have to make a decision about how to receive their pay and in recent years changes to tax legislation have led to more and more contractors considering setting up as a ltd company or PSC. Recruiters are often a...

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Want to learn more about upcoming reforms to IR35?

10/07/2019

With the date for IR35 changes fast approaching, many of our agency partners are busy preparing their business for how these changes will impact their current processes, and what they can do to ensure they are compliant with this legis...

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