6 December , 2018
Industry News

Lighthouse launch App to support construction worker’s mental health

The statistics are grim, two construction workers take their own life every single working day and stress, anxiety and depression currently accounts for a...

5 December , 2018
Industry News

HMRC’s own compliance tool found wanting (again!)

For many of us in the industry it will be of little surprise to hear that HMRC’s online Contractor Employment Status Tool (CEST) has...

22 November , 2018
Industry News

Support The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity

This year EEBS are supporting the incredible Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity.  If you haven't heard of them then please take a minute to find...

22 November , 2018
Industry News

What are the implications from the Addison Lee case?

Last week Addison Lee lost its Employment Tribunal appeal against the decision that its London based drivers were workers rather than engaged under fully...

8 November , 2018
Industry News

Well, there maybe one thing to thank Brexit for?!

Other than the much forecast (by us and many others) introduction of the deemed employment regulation (IR35) into the public sector, and then only...

21 September , 2018
Industry News

Gross Payment Status – How to get it, and how to lose it!

Gross payment status allows contractors to take control of their own cash flow throughout the tax period and can dramatically improve reputation. Rather than...

11 September , 2018
EEBS News, Industry News

EEBS on Trial | Claims for Holiday Pay Rocket

This summer we have seen first-hand a marked increase in the number of HMRC inspections.  Three of our long term clients have experienced revenue...

6 August , 2018
EEBS News

EEBS CIS payroll experts return to FMB Members Conference

This September EEBS are delighted to be joining the FMB and their members for their National Conference in Bournemouth, the event will be held...

18 July , 2018
Industry News

EEBS Answer your CIS Payroll Questions to Camera

In this short film, Nick Pilgrim, Managing Director talks everything EEBS and CIS payroll. From it's beginnings 17 years ago, the challenges that construction...

14 June , 2018
Industry News

Pimlico plumbers lose (again) but who are the real winners and losers?

It comes as no surprise and the result has been long predicted by EEBS that Gary Smith has finally had his employment tribunal decision...

18 May , 2018
Industry News

General Data Protection Regulation

As you are probably aware as of Friday 25th May the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force. This applies to how EEBS...

8 May , 2018
Industry News

HMRC Inspections on the Rise – What’s the Answer?

We are hearing from both existing and potential clients of an increase in HMRC inspection activity across the construction industry, and as the four...

24 April , 2018
EEBS News

EEBS join the FMB for London & Southern Counties Members Conference

On Friday 20th April, EEBS CIS Payroll Team joined the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and their members at the De Vere Estate, Windsor...

13 February , 2018
Industry News

Summary of the Taylor Review

Summary of the Government response to both the Taylor Review, and the Framework for Modern Employment report from the Work and Pensions Committee and...

8 February , 2018
Industry News

Will sub-contractors become “Workers” by default?

As EEBS predicted the Government has just confirmed that the recommendations of the Taylor Review will be implemented in full. The draft legislation...

17 January , 2018
Industry News

2018: Employment Status – Does it look like Duck?

With the crash of Carillion still ringing in our ears, 2018 already looks like being a significant year for the construction industry. The only...

16 January , 2018
EEBS News

EEBS Join Professional Builder LIVE! Alexandra Palace 31st Jan – 1st Feb

EEBS are kicking off new the year with a visit to the Professional Builder Live & The Tool Fair. The payroll team love nothing...

23 November , 2017
Industry News

Deliveroo Win! Uber Lose! What to expect next…

After an interesting week with the media heavily reporting on employment status and self-employment within the UK, Nick Pilgrim, CIS Payroll Specialist and Managing...

30 August , 2017
EEBS News

EEBS on tour – Have your CIS compliance questions answered!

2017 has seen a large focus from government and the media on self-employment within the construction industry, EEBS will be updating and offering advice...

7 August , 2017
Industry News

Win a luxury 2 night stay in Soho, London

EEBS CIS payroll would like to offer you and 5 friends, the chance to win an exciting city-break in the beating heart of London,...

1 August , 2017
Industry News

Supreme Court rules employment tribunal fees “illegal”

On the 26th July the Supreme Court ruled that the government’s employment tribunal fees are “illegal”, and prevent fair access to justice. That legislation will...

25 July , 2017
Industry News

What’s missing from the Taylor Review?

The Taylor review of modern working practices was recently published, to mixed, but predictable comment. The Federation for small businesses has cautiously welcomed the...

17 May , 2017
Industry News

Who chooses your employment status? You, or the Inland Revenue?

The status of self-employed workers is a hot topic in the industry at the moment with regular cases going to court. Millions of construction...

8 May , 2017
Industry News

What does the Work & Pensions Committee have to say about self-employment and the gig economy?

One of the last acts of the current Government was to publish the Works and Pensions Committee report on their inquiry on self-employment and...

19 April , 2017
Industry News

Will Self-Employment and the Gig Economy feature in the snap election?

So far, 2017 has seen an unprecedented degree of pressure and a raft of new policies and regulations for companies that engage self-employed tradesmen...

27 March , 2017
Industry News

CITB Levy – Take the opportunity to have your say!

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is embarking on the biggest consultation the organisation has ever undertaken, with all in-scope employers being asked to...

6 March , 2017
Industry News

CIS Payroll Compliance – Did you know?

Did you know that there are two strands of employment law? One for tax, with a different court taking responsibility for Employment Rights. ...

14 February , 2017
Industry News

Pimlico Plumbers lose employment status argument at appeal court

Recently, a case regarding the company Pimlico Plumbers has re-ignited the debate over self-employment within the industry. Nick Pilgrim, specialist payroll talks about...

6 February , 2017
EEBS News, Industry News

EEBS to join Professional Builder Magazine at PRO BUILDER LIVE!

The new tax year is nearly upon us, in light of this EEBS will be providing FREE CIS payroll advice to the Construction Industry...

12 January , 2017
Industry News

Employment Status Urban Myths – What’s True, & what’s False?

Nick Pilgrim, Managing Director at EEBS Limited, a leading payroll specialist for the Construction Industry looks at a few popular urban myths concerning the...

8 December , 2016
Industry News

Onshore Intermediaries Act: 2 years on…

Is that the Light at the End of the Tunnel? Or an Oncoming Train! Nick Pilgrim of EEBS, the leading Construction Industry payroll specialists, analyses...

29 November , 2016
EEBS News, Industry News

Interview: EEBS CIS payroll solution explained!

Nick Pilgrim, Specialist Payroll Advisor talking at the Build Show, NEC Birmingham in October. Nick explains the payroll service that EEBS have been...

1 September , 2016
EEBS News

This October… Construction Payroll Workshops with THE Inside Men!

EEBS team up with Aspire Business Partnerships, the UK's leading construction taxation specialist to talk about payroll taxation issues at the London Build Expo...

31 August , 2016
Industry News

Sharp increase in auto-enrolment enforcements

Enforcement action against businesses that have failed to meet their pension auto-enrolment requirements has risen by 306%, according to data from the Pensions Regulator....

23 August , 2016
Industry News

Nick Pilgrim Shares a SECRET with Professional Builder Magazine’s Readers

Nick Pilgrim, Managing Director at EEBS Limited, looks at the options for contractors to square the circle of needing to maintain a competitive, yet...

23 August , 2016
Industry News

October Construction Payroll Seminars | The Whole Spectrum

This October EEBS team up with Aspire Business Partnerships at this year’s London Build Expo, Olympia and The Build Show, NEC, Birmingham to talk...

8 July , 2016
Industry News

EEBS Launch New Website / Free Compliance Health Check

Leading CIS payroll specialists EEBS unveil TODAY their new CIS payroll solution website www.eebs.co.uk

1 July , 2016
Industry News

Nick Pilgrim answers questions on payroll with Professional Builder Magazine

Nick Pilgrim, Managing Director at EEBS Limited, a leading payroll specialist for the Construction Industry answers questions on how contractors are at risk and...

25 May , 2016
Industry News

Onshore Intermediaries Legislation

In the 2014 budget, significant changes to the way individuals are taxed were introduced. It is vital for building contractors to understand all of...

1 May , 2016
Industry News

Update on Construction Employment Taxation & What You Need to Know

This April saw a number of significant changes to regulations. Nick Pilgrim, Managing Director of EEBS Limited summarises these changes and offers advice...

20 February , 2016
Industry News

Construction Tax Seminar | In case you missed it!

Follow up of the Tax Seminar for the Construction Industry by Aspire Business Partnership

15 January , 2016
Industry News

Construction Tax seminar

Market leading consultant, Alan Nolan of Aspire Business Partnership holds a keynote seminar covering rapid changes in legislation

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