Staffing 100 Europe | 2020

Dave Chaplin is the CEO and founder of contracting authority ContractorCalculator and tax compliance firm IR35 Shield. Chaplin was an IT contractor for several years before founding ContractorCalculator, a multifaceted resource hub for the contingent workforce, which he launched in 1999. IR35 Shield, founded in 2017, enables firms, agencies and contractors to remain compliant with the IR35 and off-payroll legislation. Chaplin is also the author of Contractors’ Handbook Third Edition and, more recently, IR35 & Off-Payroll – explained. He assists with IR35 tax tribunals, has consulted on many occasions for HMRC and advises senior politicians and government bodies on freelance tax matters.