August 2009 News

9 August 2009

The recent Lords ruling in the case of Stringer v HMRC means that some contractors (so called permtractors) may be able to claim holiday pay from the client they are working for.

Contractors may also be able to make backdated claims in excess of the usual maximum pay out of a years salary.

9 August 2009

The Agency Workers Directive is expected to mean that "contractors" working through Umbrella Companies will also be classified as workers in the Working Times Regulation 1998.