D2N2 Growth Hub Supporting Growth

IR35 Tax Rules, How to Prepare

Event Information:

Type: Business Growth

Venue: Holiday Inn, Carter Lane East, South Normanton, Alfreton, DE55 2EH, Derbyshire

Date: Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Time: 9:00am - 11:00am

Available To: Eligible SME's

Speaker: Stephen Allender

Member Price: FREE

Non-Member Price: FREE

This seminar is hosted by the D2N2 Growth Hub and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.


Are you a business employing other people? Are you working for another business via a personal service company?


If so IR35 tax changes could affect you! If you use contractors who work through an intermediary you may be responsible for assessing their tax status and deducting tax and National Insurance via PAYE. Our seminar will cover everything you need to prepare for the IR35 tax rule changes in April 2020:

  • What is IR35 and who is affected by the new rules
  • The requirements of the employing business
  • The tax position for the worker if IR35 is applied
  • Determining the tax status of a worker
  • Payroll requirements
  • Disputes procedure
  • Penalties

Who should attend?

This seminar is open to SMEs based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire that have already or are thinking of developing a digital product or service. No technical background is required


  • 9am: Sign in, networking, refreshments
  • 9.30: Introduction to the D2N2 Growth Hub
  • 9.45: IR35 presentation
  • 10.30: Q&A
  • 10.45 – 11.00 close


Stephen Allender, a qualified Chartered Tax Adviser, is a Senior Tax Manager at Shorts Chartered Accountants. He started his career in 1997 working in the private client teams for top 20 firms and in-house for a leading global law firm, advising individuals on their personal tax affairs and planning opportunities. He now works closely with corporate clients and business owners with the goal of providing them with proactive tax planning advice to meet their short and long-term business and personal goals.



The support provided by D2N2 Growth Hub 2019-2022 is part-funded via the European Regional Development Fund, therefore we are required to evidence that you are a small to medium sized enterprise. Prior to attending a D2N2 Growth Hub event, or contact with a D2N2 Growth Hub Adviser, you will need to submit an SME enrolment form providing details of your business. If you haven’t already done so, you can complete this now by downloading the form HERE.

Please print the form, complete all areas, sign in ink, scan and return by email to growthhubevents@d2n2growthhub.co.uk with Growth Hub 2019-22 enrolment form in the subject line. We must receive the completed SME Enrolment form prior to the event date in order to confirm your booking, failure to complete the form will result in your booking being cancelled.