When you hire a worker, you must check if they are an employee or a contractor. Why?
It is against the law for a business to incorrectly treat their employees as contractors. Businesses that do this are:
In addition to accurately determining whether a worker that is assisting you is an employee or a contractor, you should also put in place appropriate contracting arrangements to ensure that you are not only legally compliant, but that the interests of your business are adequately protected.
Key documents to consider having in place from an employee and/or contractor perspective:
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