IPSE's submission to the House of Lords

In its written submission to the Lords, IPSE argued strongly that the proposal to extend the off-payroll working rules (known as IR35) to private sector businesses will be deeply damaging, not just to ‘Personal Service Companies’ (PSCs) and the agencies in the supply chain, but to their private sector clients and the economy as a whole. It highlights evidence from the public sector roll-out, which led to project delays and cancellations as access to skilled contractors was reduced.

IPSE recommends the government should delay implementation to allow time to consider alternative arrangements which would protect Exchequer revenue, while also allowing compliant self-employment to flourish.

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