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Fircroft

End client
BP
Outside IR35 banned
Being told by agency that new PAYE contract must start on 28th March, take it leave it.
Posted anonymously
9 months ago
End client
BP
IR35 u-turn made
Surprising, but welcome, deferral by the Client, it took a week for them to decide / communicate. Hats off to the Agency for communicating as quickly as they did.
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
BP
IR35 u-turn made
PSC ban lifted until April 2021
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Atkins
IR35 u-turn made
Can carry on as before
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Cairn Energy PLC
IR35 u-turn made
One of the few clients in the O&G industry to do things properly with Qdos. Now the reforms have been delayed, contractors deemed inside can now continue as Limited Company.
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Equinor
IR35 u-turn made
Limited Company can continue BAU
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
ABB
IR35 u-turn made
Have confirmed all Limited Company contracts can continue as they were
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Shell
IR35 u-turn made
Deferred implementation to 2021
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
NFU Mutual
IR35 u-turn made
Carrying on BAU
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Eni
IR35 u-turn made
Able to continue as before
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
IR35 u-turn made
Contractors can continue as PSCs
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Bentley Motors
IR35 fairly assessed
Fair assessment with Qdos. Process support with Fircroft. Outcome outside.
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Bentley Motors
IR35 fairly assessed
Fair IR35 assessment carried out by Qdos. Had to pay for the service which is a pain but understood the reasons why. Uptake to start assessment could have been sooner but all in all happy considering other companies are taking a very different approach.
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Arup
Unfair IR35 assessment
Division: Arup
Aircraft contract is watertight. Arup SDS is factually incorrect. Now being forced to sign a new contract with a new agency that is inside ir35.
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Cairn Energy PLC
IR35 fairly assessed
Fair assessments using Qdos managed by the MSP Fircroft
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Lotus Automotive
IR35 fairly assessed
Fair assessments with Qdos
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
ABB
IR35 fairly assessed
Fair assessments with Qdos
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Bentley Motors
IR35 fairly assessed
Fair assessments with Qdos
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Bentley Motors
IR35 fairly assessed
Fairly assessed via QDOS with SDS supplied. Admittedly, charged for the privilege but end result was as expected.
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Bentley Motors
IR35 fairly assessed
Division: Projects
Qdos assessment for every contract Correct approach by client and agent to reach a genuine SDS for each supplier company Small fee for the questionnaire to be assessed by Qdos in preparation for the SDS which is a normal business expense and acceptable to my limited company
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Bentley Motors
IR35 fairly assessed
Proper individual assessments of current working practices by IR35 specialists on behalf of the client
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
ABB
IR35 fairly assessed
Fair assessment process using Qdos as a third party expert. Genuine PSCs can work with ABB
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Bentley Motors
Unfair IR35 assessment
Division: Engineering
3rd Party Assessment (Qdos) for which PSC has to pay every 6months, no clarity on why PSC has to pay for their determination. SDS is pending on individual assessments submitted. Potential for Projects and PSC's to be impacted depending on determination outcome. Atmosphere is tense as the communication has been slow and unclear.
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
BP
Outside IR35 banned
Blanket ban
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
BP
Outside IR35 banned
Blanket ban on PSC
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
BP
Outside IR35 banned
The impact of this blanket policy is wider than the reduced day rate, increased NI & tax contributions. I stand to lose significantly in terms of Company contributions to my pension, training & professional development needed to maintain professional memberships and registration with UK regulator for the services provided. It’s extremely disappointing that an arbitrary decision has been made about my status. I find myself demotivated and distracted by the amount of work I am having to undertake to obtain information from the Agency who are not very forthcoming.
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
BP
Outside IR35 banned
Division: Project Planning
Blanket ban, forcing you down the route of PAYE with agency or FCSA approved umbrella. Even if you are outside IR35. Leaving contractors with massive tax bills, no company benefits, no chance of internal promotion, no stock plans, medical or anything else employees get here, not even free lunch. I am looking at winding up my small business after 15 years and going to work outside of the UK.
Posted anonymously
2 years ago
End client
Bentley Motors
Division: Infotainment
Still waiting
Posted anonymously
2 years ago

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