Background Employment Checks

Xperian Recruitment offers a fantastic additional service to its employer customers; Fast Background Employment Checks, delivered at a great price so that you don't have to worry about your new recruits. A Choice of Background Employment Checks We supply a broad range of Background Employment Checks, from Basic Supplier Checks to FCA Checks. They are all fast, efficient and cost-effective. Basic Supplier Check Our Basic Supplier Check is made for you if you're looking for basic evidence that Contract Suppliers have the credentials to work for you. The Basic Supplier Check includes: Company incorporation check VAT registration check Company credit check Insurance Check Basic Individual Check When individual security and checking is required to supplement the supplier company checks, we can perform the following basic checks: ID Confirmation Address verification Right to work check FCA Check For fuller, FCA compliance, we can perform the following: ID confirmation Electoral Roll check Directorship search Address verification Right to work check Bankruptcy / insolvency check CCJ check Up to date credit...
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Margin and Markup

It is unusual to find a recruitment company with transparent rates. Under Xperian's headline Agreement, it will pre-agree rates with you, including the contractor rate. Your contractors will know how much Xperian Recruitment is paid by you.  That is because many contractors have first-hand experience of agents reducing contractor payments and skimming larger percentages for themselves.  We want contractors to start work, stay in work and enjoy their work.  Once in post, contractor payments are fair, accurate and always on time. A key concern when agreeing rates is to choose a margin or mark-up relationship, because calculation methods are different and mistakes made here can be costly over time. Be careful to ask which relationship you are entering into. Mark-up vs Margin Mark-up and margin are the two main forms of calculation used to determine fee allocations to both the contactors and the agent.  The difference in the calculation methods can be the cause of much confusion. Doing the maths The best way to understand the...
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IR35 Compliance

Paying contactors is more tax efficient than remunerating PAYE employees. That's because employers benefit from avoiding National Insurance payments, pension contributions, sickness and holiday pay. Contractors benefit too.  Some contractors own limited liability companies from which they invoice clients and remunerate themselves.  This is tax efficient for the contractor because salaries can be subsidised by dividend payments which are free of National Insurance and personal tax. Can you make your current employees contractors? Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is aware of so called ‘disguised employee’.  They have a contract relationship with an organisation, but operate just like any other employee. If HMRC determines that a contractor is an employee by another name, both the employer and the contractor can be asked to pay backdated taxes.  As you might imagine, this can be very costly and a position to be avoided. The key IR35 points A contract of supply is drawn up between a supplier and a customer for the delivery of specific services over a...
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