If it is your or contractor to whom paying bills for providing manpower then you need to get covered under Shop & Establishment Act of your respective area.
If neither you nor through manpower Contractor/Supplier engage any employee then question of business will not come in picture.
From India, Pune
We have a fixed pay of certain amount to this staff .We have appointed as a consultant and this resource is working remotely to support our activities atleast 2 hours in a day
But rules of shop act does not applicable to this staff
Thank you so much
From India, Chennai