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Hiring News and the Economic Outlook for January 2021

Hiring News and the Economic Outlook for January 2021

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As we enter 2021, economists are doing their best to predict markers for recovery despite the great uncertainty. The impact of subsequent lockdowns and Brexit will be far reaching, with PwC’s report forecasting that the UK’s unemployment rate will record its largest ever quarterly increase after the furlough scheme ends in March.…

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What does the Brexit deal mean for contractors

What does the Brexit deal mean for contractors?

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The Brexit trade and security deal was finalised on December 24th. Running to 2000 pages, the deal sought to establish how trade and services could be maintained now that the UK has left the EU. With this in mind, the wider implications of the UK quitting both the EU’s single market of 450 million customers along with its customs union are as yet unknown.…

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Brexit | Contracting Wise looks at the skills that are most in-demand

Sector watch: What are the top industries for contractors and the skills you need to work in them?

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Uncertainty over Brexit has been generally positive for the contractor market so far, with many companies selecting interim support for positions, allowing them the flexibility to scale up for market demand without long-term commitment. With organisations creating new Brexit-specific positions, specialist legal and financial skills are attracting a particular premium.…

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How will Brexit affect contractors?

How will Brexit affect contractors?

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The UK is due to leave the EU on 29 March 2019 at 11 p.m. GMT time, but recent parliamentary debate shows that what happens next is anyone’s guess. While in theory Brexit appears to offer the UK a chance to self-govern in the name of the nation’s best interests, the deep and far-reaching implications of such a departure imply that, in reality, national interest can rarely be considered in isolation from the interests of those with whom that nation coexists and relies upon.…

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Off-payroll reforms will hit the private sector in 2020

Off-payroll reforms will hit the private sector in 2020

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The Chancellor’s budget announced that off-payroll rules will hit the private sector in 2020. Amidst uncertainty over Brexit, there are widespread concerns that the reforms will damage business and weaken the economy at a critical time. ContractingWise takes an overview of the off-payroll developments to date.

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Could Brexit lead to de-regulation?

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During the EU referendum campaign, some small business representatives argued that by leaving the European Union they would be able to disentangle themselves from Brussels’ red tape.

So after the vote to leave the EU, what sort of business de-regulation might happen, and how could it affect contractors?…

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