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

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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What are the post-Brexit issues for Brits contracting in Europe

What are the post-Brexit issues for Brits contracting in Europe

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The result of the EU Referendum surprised many people on both sides of the debate and the future shape the UK’s relationship with the European Union will be subject to negotiation and political wrangling for months and years to come.

The new Prime Minister Theresa May has indicated that the earliest that the UK will ‘give notice’ to leave, by triggering Article 50, is the first quarter of 2017; after which there will be a two year negotiation period. …

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