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OPWR – The truth behind Fake News on IR35 for the private sector

OPWR – THE TRUTH BEHIND FAKE NEWS ON IR35 FOR THE PRIVATE SECTOR 1.The client has no liability for your tax  when your contract is out of scope of OPWR/IR35.  IR35 for the private sector is correctly called off payroll working rules (OPWR) even though HMRC refer to them as IR35.  They are completely different…

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…