CRS Solicitors are here to help you prepare for legislation changes and support you through your contracting career.

IR35 has been deemed as confusing to contractors. At CRS Solicitors we provide advice you can trust and ensure all legislative changes are broken down into simple bite-size parts so you can understand the jargon, and know what changes may impact you. We can help you to work with the client for each assignment to ensure the correct contracts are in place, and that you have all the support you need to get a compliant, common-sense application of legislation.

Free consultation with an IR35 expert
If you would like to discuss how IR35 could impact you, please contact us for a free consultation.

Status review
We will review your working practices, and help you understand your employment status. We can work with you and your agency & client to ensure you can continue to work with flexibility.

IR35 review
CRS solicitors are working with you, your agencies and clients to provide key information regarding the forthcoming IR35 changes in the Private Sector in April 2020.

Contract review
We offer contract review and assessment of working practices and advise of any changes to consider to ensure you do not fall outside IR35.

Our legal expertise enables us to advise on Supervision, Direction & Control, Tax Queries, and Employment Rights.

As experts in the industry and pioneers in providing compliant solutions that work for contractors, agencies and hirers, CRS Solicitors provide practical legal advice. We can help with contract support to guide you through what you need to know, and how to apply it, so that you don’t have to worry about getting on the wrong side of legislation. We work with your agency and hirer too so that all parties in the contracting chain are communicating effectively.

Contractors should be considering the way they are working now, especially if their contract extends past April 2020. Start the communication with end clients and agencies now to prepare for planned changes in legislation.

Shaun Critchley

What our clients are saying

This was my first time working via a LTD company. CRS were clear, precise and extremely helpful throughout the process of creating the company, liaising with my agency and to this present day providing me with any support I require. I would certainly recommend CRS to any colleagues and or friends who would benefit from advice using their LTD company.

Rory Waterman

CRS Solicitors have proved to be invaluable to me with their advice, efficiency and fantastic customer service. The team are so quick to help! I have and will continue to recommend them.

Alex Peterson

Frequently asked questions

  1. What do I need to do about IR35 now?

    Changes in the Private Sector are not scheduled until April 2020, so until then, it is your responsibility (as the contractor) to determine your employment status. Get in touch to find out how we can help you with this. However, if you take on any new assignments that are expected to last beyond April 2020, then you need to consider the changes now that could impact you. Start by speaking with your agency and end client to understand how they’re preparing for the changes and let us help you with the rest.

  2. Is there any point in working through a Limited Company if I’m inside IR35?

    Yes! Make sure you are working with a compliant provider who will make correct PAYE deductions to your income. Also, IR35 status is done on an assignment-basis. Just because this assignment is inside IR35, it doesn’t automatically mean the next one will be.

  3. How can I make sure my contract help me to remain outside IR35?

    CRS Solicitors can review your contract for you, and help with IR35 assessment. However, it’s not just about what’s in your contract. A thorough IR35 review considers the working practices and relationship between you and the client as well as the contract. What happens in reality also needs to be considered. We can help with a full, thorough IR35 review to ensure that all aspects are properly considered.

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