Retain your key contingent work-force 'outside' of IR35

The CONTORA platform allows you to transition your off-payroll suppliers to an outcome-based framework thus remaining ‘outside’ of IR35.

If your existing contractors are walking away rather than moving to Fixed Term Contracts (FTC) or umbrella companies, then CONTORA is your solution.

Don't let your projects fail because your current processes don't accommodate outcome-based delivery by contractors.

CONTORA has been developed to help all parties in the resource supply chain. It is a delivery model that ensures full compliance of 'outside' IR35 engagements.

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Compliant
CONTORA helps define and document your ways of working and your suppliers’ ways of working, to support correct status determinations for off-payroll engagements.
Control
The entire off-payroll way of working can be fully managed within CONTORA.
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Convenient
You can confidently issue your suppliers with a Status Determination Statement, based on the documented ways of working of your complete resource supply chain.
Mitigate Risk
The whole contractor/client relationship is manged through CONTORA via Statements of Work. All milestones, deliverables and payments are managed through this portal. Everything is fully transparent, recorded and evidenced.
Guidance
CONTORA can help you re-align your off-payroll ways of working in a compliant and fully managed way.
EFFICIENT
CONTORA will contain a pool of IR35 compliant contractors to which you can advertise your Statement of Work. It will reduce your need for using third parties to find the best contractors. It will reduce the amount of paperwork you need to do. It will save you time. It will save you money.

Contora makes your contracts and statements of work visible, interactive and collaborative, rather than paper-based, inert and difficult to manage.

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Fill out your company profile

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Add in your ways of working and get a positive compliance assessment result

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Upload your Statement of Work and wait for IR35 compliant contractors to apply to you.

IR35 Compliant. Complete peace of mind.
“Whenever I do any form of training or speak to any clients, what I always say is documentary evidence is key. HMRC, whilst it might not be paperwork anymore, it might be held on computers, but HMRC will want evidence, HMRC always want you to prove something didn't happen. HMRC are just paper mad - they constantly want evidence”
Nidel Nordone
Nigel Nordone
Head of Tax, QDOS Solicitors
Better together. Source, engage, deliver.

FAQ about Contora

There is no charge for you to use CONTORA until your Statement of Work goes live with a Contractor. Once your Statement of Work goes live the cost is £1 per day per Statement of Work.

This service is free of charge.  You can upload your Statement of Work for contractors to find and they will apply to you. 

No problem.  Just tell your Contractor about CONTORA (it is totally free for them to register), upload your Statement of Work and you can both use CONTORA to manage your project in an IR35 compliant way with a complete 360-degree view.   Even the drafting of documents can be done within the system so changes can be tracked. 

If you have previously done an assessment, it may have been bias depending upon how that assessment was done – CONTORA is fully independent for a totally non-bias point of view.  There is no charge for you to complete the questionnaire and get a real sense check on what you have previously been told.  CONTORA will offer guidance as to how to become compliant. 

Fully embrace and adopt the Contora framework and it will help you prove IR35 compliant ways of working to HMRC.

CONTORA mitigates your risk.

CONTORA provides immutable evidence that you are following the process of working within off-payroll working legislation. It is not just a ‘paper’ exercise but a fully aligned project management system with no contradiction or conflict of interest.

Better together. Source, engage, deliver.

CONTORA is a brand new, ecosystem for suppliers and engagers to source, engage and deliver IR35 compliant products and services.

Add your details today. There is no charge and no obligation until a project goes live. 

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