Supporting Guidance: employer compliance: guidance by subject: Employment Status & Intermediaries (ES&I): status - local compliance
Guidance on status arising from a compliance check is at COG907500 onwards.
Local Compliance Officers will undertake status fact finding (ESM0525) during the course of a compliance check in appropriate cases.
The Status Inspector (SI) and Officer (ESO) will
- provide advice to Local Compliance Officers on status issues.
The ESO will
- use ESI to provide a status opinion
The SI will
provide a status opinion where
- ESI is unable to or
- where an informal opinion has been disputed.
The SI and ESO will also provide status customer service (COG907260).