IR35 Overview Workshop for Operators and Driver Agencies


17 February, 09:30 – 14:30

FTA, Leamington Spa

Ticket price: £50 [exc. VAT] per delegate


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Taking part in this highly relevant workshop will allow delegates to prepare for the forthcoming legislation changes with regards to the off-payroll working rules that can apply if a worker provides their services through an intermediary.

The workshop will be relevant to those who are:

  • An organisation that receives services from a driver through their intermediary, i.e. an operator.
  • A driver agency providing drivers’ services through their intermediary.




Programme overview

Industry overview

  • Why are the reforms being introduced.
  • Lessons from the public sector roll out.
  • Government timeline, what’s next?
  • How will this affect the labour market?

Practical advice for operators and driver agencies 

  • Introduction to practical focus and industry-specific expertise.
  • Understanding IR35, basing on the law in detail, to put you in the best position.
  • Risks.
  • Considerations.
  • Questions.


Lunch will be provided as part of your booking.





Ornella Nsio | Stakeholder Engagement Manager, REC


Ornella Nsio is the Stakeholder Engagement Manger at the REC. The REC is a membership body representing the recruitment industry. As the largest voice for the recruitment industry, the REC represent over 3,000 recruitment businesses and 10,000 individual recruiters through our Institute of Recruitment Professionals.
Ornella's role focuses on lobbying key Government and business partners on a wide range of employment and labour market issues. Part of this work involves being the policy lead for employment tax and  labour market diversity. A University of Nottingham French and Politics graduate, Ornella is a keen traveller and has a background in education and employment policy.


Shaun Critchley | Managing Director, ADVANCE

Shaun-Critchley.jpgA qualified solicitor, Shaun has advised many of the UK’s leading recruitment firms and industry bodies on changes in legislation and other legal and compliance matters.

He has more than a decade of experience in the contractor and freelancer services sector and maintains excellent working relationships with the industry’s most respected legal and technical advisors.

His areas of expertise include IR35, self-employment, the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) and ‘supervision, direction or control’ (SDC).