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APSCo gives measured response to HMRC IR35 changes

The Government published its draft legislation on ‘off payroll’ arrangements (IR35) in the public sector as part of The Finance Bill on Monday. Having taken the time to go through the legislation in detail, Tania Bowers, General Counsel at The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) says:

Lobbying win

“While the draft

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Change and transformation bring rich pickings for City contractors following Brexit

Despite widespread speculation about a negative impact on City jobs following our Brexit decision, specialist contractors in the change and transformation arena have never had it so good. That’s according to market analysis by Venquis.

The specialist business transformation recruiter has found that contractors across the financial services sector are hot

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The UK will now have one of the most inflexible labour markets in the world says APSCo

The UK is in danger of moving from being one of most flexible – to one of most inflexible labour markets in the world; a disaster for the public sector, says APSCo.

Responding to the Autumn Statement, Samantha Hurley, Operations Director at The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) comments:

On IR35 Restriction:

“The Government has announced

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Work is the top cause of stress

When it comes to stress, says Tricia Woolfrey of PW Consulting, work is said to be the biggest culprit. More stressful than relationship issues, money problems and even health worries according to Mind who say that 41% of people are stressed or very stressed in their jobs.

Yet, apart from a

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