Details of 'inside IR35' Engagements: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

1. How many open positions you have for "inside IR35" workers/contractors? (ie. how many positions are you advertising but so far have not found suitable people to fill)

2. How many filled "inside IR35" positions do you have? (ie. how many people are working for you with "inside IR35" conditions)


1. We do not advertise open positions (inside or outside IR35) for workers/contractors. Where a need arises for a temporary worker to be assigned to a business area to undertake a temporary role, the business area may choose to utilise the appropriate government framework. Workers can then respond to the position should they be advertised by the Framework provider.

2. We do not hold a central record of the number of IR35 assessments undertaken or their outcomes. Assessments are conducted on a case by case basis by individual business areas.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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