Ucatt, the construction union, has called for the chancellor to crack down on
builders registering themselves as self-employed when they are really working
The practice costs the UK £2.5bn a year,
The union estimates that 40% of Britain’s 2.2 million building workers
operate falsely as self-employed. Ucatt argues that workers are not properly
self-employed if they have to carry out orders; have stated hours of work; have
regular work that they cannot turn down; and are provided with equipment.
industry scheme (CIS), which comes in this year, is aimed at cutting down on
The CIS puts the onus on
contractors to update their employees details on a monthly basis.
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