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GeneralRe: question for who were/are running business PinprotectorPete O'Hanlon22-Nov-12 0:13 
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GeneralRe: question for who were/are running business Pinmember_Maxxx_22-Nov-12 11:40 
Been through this scenario a few times. Nothiong to do with an NDS everything to do with your contract with both the 'employee' and with your client.
 
Best solution is to have a clause in your contract with the client that they will not directly employ any sub-contractor of yours for a 'suitable period' following their employment by you - and have similar clause in your 'employee's' contract.
 
My understanding (from a while ago, in the UK) is that the clause in the employee's contract is worthless as it isn't upholdable - but it will show your intentions.
 
You will need to consult a lawyer to make sure wordings are correct, though.
 
My favourite version was a company whose contract simply stated that the client agreed to pay us 40% of any payments they made to ex-employees of ours directly, for a period of 12 months.
 
All of these things are get-aroundable (contractors set up companies who contract to your client and then employ them, for example) but they will generally stop the contractor who spends a lot of time on site just jumping ship, carrying on with their work directly for the client,m who saves money by paying directly.
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