The Compliance Files: Covid-19 fallout for contractors

Dave Chaplin and Crawford Temple from Professional Passport discuss the impact of COVID-19 on contractors who were using umbrella companies and agencies, what the effects were, and how the lack of certainty put large providers in a catch-22 situation.

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in some fallout for some contractors across the market who were using agencies and umbrella companies. We try to explain what happened, why there were issues and what contractors should look for moving forward.

The issue around discretionary bonuses was explored and how the lack of certainty meant many large providers were in a catch-22 situation.