Through the combined expertise of our commercial and employment teams, we’ll guide you during the entire process and protect your best interests.

Consultancy is a valuable commercial tool for any business. It often allows a more flexible approach to accessing particular skills or expertise than expanding the employee workforce.

Consultancy agreements provide the framework under which the consultant offers their services. This can be either through a company or as an individual, for a particular project or on a more on-going basis.

These arrangements can offer good tax advantages for both parties over an employment relationship. Although, they are subject to possible challenge by HM Revenue & Customs. Some cases have recently received public criticism for essentially being sham arrangements for ‘tax avoidance’ purposes.

You should always seek sound legal advice early to make sure you operate safely in this area. We can give you just that. Get in touch with our team today to see how we can help you.