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Contractor solutions

Contracting issues, self-employed status, IR35 and CIS can cause problems if not handled correctly. With our team of specialists, Markel Tax can help clients to remain fully compliant.

  • Over 20 years’ experience defending disputes
  • Since being the first to win IR35 at Tribunal in 2002, we have successfully defended more contractors at Tribunal on IR35 status than any other UK consultancy
  • One of the UK’s leading tax consultancy providers and ‘A’-rated insurer

We provide representation for:


We provide certainty of IR35 status and the security of insurance protection from the costs of tax liabilities and HMRC enquiries.

Construction industry (CIS)

We deliver practical advice to Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) clients.

Employment status protection

We can assess subcontractor employment status, and provide insured solutions to safeguard a business against an HMRC challenge.

Umbrella compliance

We provide practical and clear-cut advice; whether you are thinking about starting up a new umbrella company, have an HMRC enquiry, or simply want a sounding board for current compliance issues.
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Meet the team

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Tyra Ali

Consultancy Manager

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Danny Batey

Senior Consultant

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David Harmer

Associate Director

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Georgina Hiles

Senior Consultant

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Nikola Nowak


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Alex Seal


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