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Change proposed to off-payroll working rules (OPWR)

CHANGE PROPOSED TO OFF-PAYROLL WORKING RULES (OPWR), 13 November 2020 Intermediaries which are not personal service companies such as firms of management consultants will be treated differently from personal services companies in the new off-payroll working regime. It has been announced in a written ministerial statement from Jesse Norman, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury,…

Ensure productivity when working from home

ENSURE PRODUCTIVITY WHEN WORKING FROM HOME In light of COVID-19, organisations are rethinking how to ensure hybrid work is productive.  It needs to be flexible about where and when employees can work. This will apply to both the short term during the pandemic and the longer term, in the post-pandemic world. Both the place and…

The consulting industry going forward

THE CONSULTING INDUSTRY GOING FORWARD The Covid-19 crisis has hit hard businesses of all kinds in all industries and consulting is no exception. We are in the a global recession and a pandemic, to survive amongst the chaos, consultants will need to quickly adapt to their client’s needs, in terms of structure, operations and services…

What to expect of the workplace in the future

WHAT WE CAN EXPECT OF THE WORKPLACE IN THE FUTURE The traditional views on employee productivity in the workplace have been challenged by Covid-19.  Do we still need the rigid office schedules and working policies that most organisations are governed by?  With a large share of the global workforce successfully working from home is it…

CHARLES MARCUS OFFICES – SMART CITY WINNERS 2020

CHARLES MARCUS OFFICES – SMART CITY WINNERS 2020 For the 7th year running, IESE Business School’s Center for Globalization and Strategy has again prepared their list of smart cities. The annual index, co-authored by professors Pascual Berrone and Joan Enric Ricart, analyses the development and progress in 174 cities worldwide across nine dimensions. These dimensions…

CHARLES MARCUS JOINS THE MCA

CHARLES MARCUS JOINS THE MCA The MCA is delighted to announce that Charles Marcus has recently joined the Association. Founded in London in 1984, Charles Marcus encourages highly skilled consultants to live and work outside their country of origin to unlock their career potential. Charles Marcus is a global network of management consulting firms with…

WFM FOR NEWBIES AND VETERANS

WFM FOR NEWBIES AND VETERANS Many companies are still asking employees to work from home. Whether this is your first time, or you regularly WFM, we look at how to stay productive (especially with children home all the time with schools closed). All around the world global companies are either asking or enforcing work-from-home policies…

IR35 TAX RULES DEFERRED

IR35 TAX RULES DEFERRED Off-payroll working in the private sector (IR35) The government has postponed the reforms to the IR35 tax rules until 6 April 2021 as it attempts to alleviate pressure on businesses and individuals amid the Covid-19 fallout. Under the new reforms, every medium and large private sector business in the UK will…

SUPPORT & SUSTAINABILITY AT THE HEART

SUPPORT & SUSTAINABILITY AT THE HEART Around the world, important measures are being taken to slow the spread of COVID-19, the virus which is first and foremost a human tragedy. Protecting the public health, providing financial support for the ill and unemployed is at the heart of these measures. The response by governments requires two…

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