Compass provides contractor engagement and payment services to agencies, to individual contractors and direct to end hirers. Our management team have extensive experience providing staffing supply chain solutions to end hirers of all sizes, including FTSE100 companies.
We understand that many end hirers need to retain a flexible workforce that can scale or contract with business cycles. Unfortunately, legislation recently enacted, and that proposed for 2020, threatens to disrupt this flexible workforce.
Compass introduced it’s PEO solution in response to two substantial developments in employment and tax legislation.
Firstly, the extension of IR35 ‘off payroll’ rules to the private sector will impact on the way over half a million contractors operating their own Personal Service Company can be contracted after April 2020, with liability for non-compliance passing up the recruitment chain to end hirers.
Secondly, the Government’s response to the Taylor Report (referred to as ‘The Good Work Plan’) has introduced significantly more complex legal and administrative requirements for recruitment agencies and end hirers who have direct relationships with contractors. Two key compliance risk for recruiters and end hirers are :