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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 FUTURE OF CONSULTING

THE FUTURE OF CONSULTING 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 in…

THE FUTURE OF WORK – WHAT WE CAN EXPECT

THE FUTURE OF WORK – WHAT WE CAN EXPECT 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 time…

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…