In 2013, the Government introduced legislation that would effectively stop the use of this type of scheme by contractors placed by recruitment agencies and one would hope that this would solve the problem.
Indeed, many large recruitment agencies carried out due diligence on their preferred providers to try to root out the rogues. However, it now seems that the legislation has actually made it more difficult for contractors to know where they stand.
Along with over 13 years experience in the contractor payroll industry, and after spending most of his working life as a financial advisor in the regulated financial services industry, Mike has garnered an extensive network of contacts in the recruitment industry, many of whom trust both him and the One Click Group to handle their accounting. Mike has also been a member of various industry bodies throughout the years, such as the British Institute of Recruiters, in order to champion best practices across the contractor payroll industry.