We help organisations in the UK and globally operate modern flexible workforces. In this era of increased global interest in progressive and ever-changing styles of workforce and contract labour, we are experts on managing labour law, tax and regulatory risk. We regularly support clients on international staffing, managed service provision and recruitment process outsourcing projects, offering agency worker, independent contractor and ‘Statement of Work’ advice for users and suppliers using market-leading contract models. We also advise on VAT and contract staff, equal pay, co-employment claims, worker misclassification claims, tax debt transfer, Agency Workers Directive, Intermediaries and umbrella/PEO legislation and pension liability issues.
We work with both hirers and suppliers, so we have a deep understanding of the issues and requirements around using contingent workers. We help US thought-leaders and staffing industry analysts to bring best advice to global hirers and suppliers of flexible workforces, and the UK government uses our advice on major new legislation in the area. We have industry-leading contract and regulatory expertise in sectors such as healthcare, IT, financial services, engineering, construction, logistics and oil and gas.
Our international team of staffing experts has advised on 20 global staffing, MSP and RPO contracts covering 45 countries in the last two years.