Mishcon takes lead for host of BBC presenters in tax battle over employment contracts

Firm takes lead role on dispute over use of personal service company contracts

Mishcon de Reya is acting for a group of BBC presenters who are facing bills for thousands of pounds in backdated tax as a result of their freelance employment contracts with the broadcaster.

The high-profile dispute centres around the use of personal service company (PSC) contracts, which some BBC presenters and staff have alleged they were “pressured” into signing.

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