There are many things to consider when deciding between self employment and employment, renting a chair or using self employed staff can be attractive. Employers see the saving of tax, National insurance, holiday pay, maternity and all the hassle of employing staff. However, it is wise to consider the cons as well as the pros. Self employed staff are not employees and control their working hours, uniform etc. Habia’s Employment Law Expert, David Wright, will firstly guide you through what self employment is and what it isn’t – so you can make an informed decision on what the best route is for you. He will outline the various models of self employment and explain the HMRC tests before producing you a bespoke agreement.