Contingent Worker Misclassification risk map

Interactive risk map covering information about financial and legal risks of engaging contingent workers

The map in the link below sets out an overall risk view of engaging contingent workers, taking into account pensions, social security, wage tax, and employment law risks, with ratings from 1 -10. Use the drop down ‘topics’ menu below to explore these areas in further detail.

Last updated on: 12 October 2021

Click here to access the map.

The topics are:

  • Legal and financial risks of engaging contingent workers
  • Pensions liability risks of engaging contingent workers
  • Employment law risks of engaging contingent workers
  • Social security risks of engaging contingent workers
  • Wage tax risks of engaging contingent workers

Risk Ratings

Rated from 1 to 10, where 1 = low risk, 10 = high risk. The ratings take into account the likelihood of a challenge, likelihood of a successful challenge, level of uncertainty in terms of the outcome, and level of penalty if successfully challenged.