By engaging EEBS as your sub-contract labour supplier you create an unbreachable Firewall that prevents HMRC from reclassifying your self employed sub-contractors as your employees. We provide you with a bespoke online portal for uploading sub-contractor work records and then we take over all responsibility for liaison with HMRC regarding these sub- contractors and the reporting of payments made. This greatly reduces your monthly CIS burden as you only report the monthly payments made to EEBS.
What does this mean and what does EEBS protect me from?
To be clear, if you were to be audited by HMRC and they carried out a Status Review of the sub-contractors that you engage and they decided to reclassify these self-employed sub-contractors as employees you could potentially be liable for all of the unpaid National Insurance for each sub-contractor paid and this can be back-dated up to 6 years, plus interest!
Benefit of Working with EEBS (for a small weekly fee) we will:
- Dramatically reduced CIS admin burden
- Remove the threat from the consequences of HMRC Status Review
- Reduced risk of Employment Rights claims i.e., holiday pay, pension contributions, etc
- Help you to maintain the cost benefit of a self-employed workforce. (Engaging individual tradesmen as employees is around 40% more expensive than engaging self-employed tradesmen!)
- Increase the flexibility of your workforce with the ability to match workforce to workload.
In addition, we will: Verify each sub-contractor with HMRC and calculate and pay each sub-contractor in line with your current agreements. SMS each sub-contractor how much they are going to be paid. Provide both a payment statement (for each time the sub-contractor is paid) and an annual CIS deduction statement. Provide optional Public Liability Insurance, if required
We guarantee if you were to face either an HMRC status investigation or an employment tribunal for the tradesmen that we supply, we will manage the entire process for you, and provide legal support. If we were to lose the case (and to date we have never lost a case) we would pay all the associated costs.
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“We are confident that we can rely on EEBS to keep us up to date with any changes and ensure we continue to comply.”
Christine Shearing, Kenwood Groundworks
"J&J Windows & Doors Limited have been using EEBS Limited to pay my colleagues and I for over 6 months and I can quite honestly say that the service EEBS provides is superb! It allows me to remain self-employed, they ensure that I'm verified with HMRC, that my CIS tax is calculated correctly and most importantly that my wages are always paid correctly and on time. I would without a doubt recommend EEBS to friends, family, and colleagues."
James Last, J&J Windows & Doors
“I can call on EEBS when required without the worrying of being tied into an agreement.”
Peter James, Pete’s Landscaping
"We have used EEBS for our wage processing for around 3 years now. We were unhappy with the previous company as they felt 'too big' and did not provide a personal service at all. I am extremely happy with EEBS and can honestly say all their staff are pleasant, conscientious and an absolute pleasure to deal with. I cannot recommend EEBS enough, they thoroughly earn their (reasonable) fees and enable us to focus on more commercial and day to day aspects of running our company."
"We have used EEBS for 7 years now and we cannot fault their service. They keep us up to date with new legislation and regularly carry out compliance reviews. Their staff are friendly and knowledgeable and the processing rates are fair."
"We have used EEBS for 4 months now and what a delightful team. Toni & Colette have been nothing but "BRILLIANT" They have bent over backwards to resolve queries and are always at the end of the telephone... Thank you EEBS for being FANTASTIC!"
"Would highly recommend EEBS, we have used a few payroll companies in the past but by far these guys are the best. Always so helpful and very knowledgeable, such a great company to work with."
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