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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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Will the Government Delay IR35 Reform Again?

Will the Government Delay IR35 Reform Again?

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When it comes to contractor concerns, a recent industry poll showed that 62% view IR35 reform as a greater threat than Covid-19 and Brexit combined. This could explain the slow uptake with self-employment, despite the spate of recent redundancies. In times of economic crisis, entrepreneurship and microbusinesses have traditionally played a critical part in economic recovery, helping to establish new markets and increasing flexible access to skills.…

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Preparing for IR35 - The Importance of MOO

Preparing for IR35: The Importance of MOO

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‘Mutuality of Obligation’ (MOO) is one of the three key tests used to determine IR35 status. Along with ‘Right of Substitution’ and ‘Supervision, Direction and Control,’ MOO is the most frequently referenced status tests in tribunal cases. This means that contractors should have a basic understanding of the test in order to ensure that it is properly worded in their contract, and observed in their daily working practice.…

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