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A Sub-contractor is an individual or company hired by a contractor to work on specialised jobs and tasks. They are common in the construction industry.

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A Sub-contractor is an individual or company hired by a Contractor to perform a specific task or provide a service. The term is often used in the construction industry.

Sub-contractors are typically Self-employed. This means that they can choose the rate of pay that they will work for, choose when they will work, and choose what exact projects they want to work on.

They can also work under an Umbrella Company which handles the individual's admin and deals with HMRC for them.

A CIS Sub-contractor is an individual who is part of the Construction Industry Scheme.

Self-employed sub-contractors that do not have deductions made from their pay must file a Self Assessment.

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