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Brexit: A Potential Silver Lining for Independent Contractors and Clients in the UK


As the dust settles from the UK’s Brexit vote, more questions than answers emerge about how this groundbreaking decision will affect independent contractors and their clients both ...
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‘Brexit’: What happens now?


Sticking with the maritime metaphors that have been used by both the British prime minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer as they come to terms with the seismic vote by the UK ...
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5 Staffing Trends From CWS Europe 2016


I was lucky enough to attend Staffing Industry Analyst’s Contingent Workers Summit Europe earlier this month. This is a must-attend event for those responsible for or investigating ...
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Tech Cities Gain Ground in Battle for IT Talent


Last year saw the battle for IT hires intensify as several of the UK’s Tech Cities narrowed the gap against London’s dominance. This was the major finding from our latest Tech ...
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European employment law – Vive la difference?


Across Europe, there is often a perception that all laws are roughly equal and all countries follow them similarly. However, even within the European Union (EU), there is a whole range ...
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Zeroing In After the UK Elections


Having listened to the pomp and ceremony of the recent opening of Parliament from our offices in Westminster, I was again reminded of the UK’s recent general election results. ...
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Managing the Oil and Gas Workforce for Long-term Growth


Oil and gas recruitment has traditionally been a case of ‘square pegs for square holes,’ but as the industry adjusts to low oil prices, the importance of a sustainable resourcing ...
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New UK Parental Leave Rules and Temporary Workers


The entitlement to parental leave was introduced in the United Kingdom 1999 and provides birth and adoptive parents – and anyone else with parental responsibility – with ...
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Where the Staffing Industry Tech Is Heading


One thing the staffing industry has a lot of is data. The problem today is it’s mostly unstructured; CVs sit on redundant legacy databases, interview notes and feedback tends to be ...
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Has Your Contractor Created A Permanent Establishment With Their Limited Company?


In the cross border contingent workforce arena it is not uncommon for a worker to be engaged on a project through their Personal Services Company (PSC), also known as their limited ...
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