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How to spot a non-compliant payroll provider

Published on Monday, December 18, 2017

Written by Andrew Trodden

It may be tempting to refer your candidates’ to a payroll provider that is promoting exciting incentives and exceptional take-home pay. However, you must not be fooled by these organisations who are offering the world because they are probably an offshore tax avoidance scheme. If recruitment agencies are found to be referring their candidates to such schemes, HMRC will not hesitate to hand out substantial fines that could bankrupt the business and prison sentences to the Directors. Here is some advice on what to look out for when assessing a payroll provider. Read more...

Why should you refer your candidates to Churchill Knight Umbrella?

Published on Friday, October 6, 2017

Written by Andrew Trodden

With so many umbrella companies in the United Kingdom, it may be difficult to decide which provider to refer your candidates to. When you refer your candidates to Churchill Knight Umbrella, you can be assured that you and your candidates will receive a leading service with no unpleasant surprises. This article will explain the benefits to your recruitment agency when you refer your candidates to Churchill Knight Umbrella. Read more...

What is the VAT concession for medical workers?

Published on Thursday, September 21, 2017

Written by Andrew Trodden

The VAT concession for medical workers has caused confusion amongst recruitment agencies. With a majority of medical and healthcare contractors now working in the public sector via an umbrella company, recruitment agencies have found themselves facing invoices including VAT. Our article will explain the VAT concession so that your recruitment agency is fully prepared. Read more...

Why should you contact Churchill Knight about the Criminal Finances Act 2017?

Published on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Written by Andrew Trodden

If your recruitment agency is not prepared for the new laws coming into effect in September 2017, you should be seriously concerned. The consequences for non-compliance include unlimited fines and custodial sentences. Partnering with Churchill Knight will help your recruitment agency remain compliant with HMRC legislation and can ensure your consultants operate effectively and within the law moving forward. Read more...

How should your recruitment agency manage referrals?

Published on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Written by Andrew Trodden

New laws including the Criminal Finances Act 2017 will change the way recruitment agencies refer their candidates to accountancy and payroll providers. This is because the repercussions for referring a candidate to a tax evasion scheme could result in custodial sentences and unlimited fines. Churchill Knight has created a Referral Checklist designed to help recruitment agencies stay compliant and avoid severe penalties. Read more...