Contractor management office
Our flexible range of compliant, digital and cost-effective contractor management services provide control and assurance across your contractor workforce.
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Reed Talent Solutions is a specialist provider of contractor management services, trusted by our clients for over three decades to deliver full contractor workforce control.
We provide a low cost, efficient and compliant solution for directly-sourced contractors, enabling you to manage your workforce effectively and address the challenges presented by regulations and IR35 reforms. Our solution is scalable and works for contractor populations of any size.
We also manage a network of approved Freelancer & Contractor Services Association (FCSA) regulated umbrella companies, allowing you to choose the companies your partner with to source the right talent.
As a dedicated contractor management office, we can provide tailored, continuous engagement with your contractor population, supporting their wellness and performance, as well as enabling redeployment, and ensuring talent retention.
Reed Talent Solutions offers you a digitally enabled contractor management process via our proprietary contractor management system (CMS), as well as advanced onboarding, management, and payroll.
Our CMS provides consolidated and detailed contractor workforce analytics and intelligence through one platform, enabling better workforce planning and decision-making. It also allows you to engage contractors, while capturing spend through a single, IR35-compliant solution. The low-cost, in-house payroll function provides online timesheets, invoicing, payments, and expenses, making the payroll process straightforward and seamless.
We also have a 24/7 screening and pre-employment vetting services to offer you the reassurance that your contractor population is fully compliant to the levels you require, fast. This also provides full assurance of adherence to legislation and regulations such as IR35, Ltd company, and agency workers regulations (AWR).
Why choose us?
We invest in advanced technology, providing an enhanced contractor experience and enabling data-led decision-making. Our contractor management platform delivers onboarding and engagement, management information, time capture and payroll data. We provide everything you need to maintain your competitive edge by achieving the fastest time to hire in the industry.
We've supported thousands of clients through IR35 changes since 2017. As part of this, we help businesses, like yours, prepare for change as well as ensure compliance with IR35 - both at the point of determination and ongoing throughout the assignment – whether engaged directly or via the supply chain.
As a large-scale workforce management provider, processing over 65,000 workers’ pay each week, we provide all our customers with efficient, optimised processes, without the added costs and risks associated with outsourcing to an external provider. So, our low-cost service, enables you to achieve extensive cost savings.
Our 24/7 screening service completes over one million candidate checks every year, guaranteeing your compliance from the start.
Our contractor management office delivers a positive experience to all contractors and hiring managers by taking ownership of the entire process. We have a proactive drive to reduce the time to onboard. And, provide continuous engagement and redeployment during assignment, leading to increased retention and productivity.
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Any contractor management programme must address the following areas: fitness for the role, compliance (including AWR, IR35 and umbrella company), onboarding, ongoing management and performance monitoring.
It is not uncommon for up to 60% of contractors to be sourced and engaged directly by your business, or for these contractors to not have compliance checks in place or those that are up to date. This represents a significant risk to your organisation, especially in relation to IR35, Ltd company, and if operating in a high-compliance or regulatory environment. A contractor management solution can mitigate all these risks in addition to ensuring retention and return on investment.
Our contractor management team will support the hiring manager in monitoring performance and managing any performance-related issues that arise.
Utilising an experienced contractor management provider ensures your contractors are working within the regulations of IR35 and enables you to view data and intelligence, providing visible assurance.
A contractor management system (CMS) provides centralised control over the contractor onboarding, compliance, engagement and management process.