The OPWR for the private sector will become effective on 6 April 2021. These rules will be similar to those already applicable to the public sector since 2017. The contribution by highly skilled consultants to the UK economy is recognised by excluding consultancy firms from the scope of OPWR.
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, that the new off-payroll working rules which come into effect on […]
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 are all needed to create a truly smart […]
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 offices in five countries employing […]
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 amid the spread of Covid-19. […]
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 become responsible for setting […]