Determining whether a worker is a subcontractor or employee can be complex. It is important to get this right because it can be costly for a business if you get it wrong.
A subcontractor is not an employee, but rather a worker running their own independent business. This means they have control over the fees they charge, their own working hours, and they can perform work for more than one employer.
Wageline has developed a checklist of the main differences between a subcontractor and employee to assist employers in getting it right. Visit the Employee or subcontractor page for more information.