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Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 13819, tabled on 7 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department plans to take steps to (a) maintain and (b) strengthen the rights of employees of umbrella companies.

Answered on

13 June 2022

The Government recently ran a Call for Evidence on the umbrella company market, which closed on 22 February 2022. Officials in HM Treasury and HMRC are working closely together to analyse the evidence submitted and will publish a summary of responses in due course. The Government is also continuing to work closely with business to improve compliance across the sector.

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