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Response to Future of Work report

Following the recent publication of the Report for the Future of Work Commission – which was initiated by Tom Watson MP and assesses the impact that automation and artificial intelligence will have on UK jobs – Tania Bowers, General Counsel at the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), comments:

“As a trade body

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Employers ignore rise of gig-economy at their risk

Employers must recognise the rise of the gig-economy – and implement strategic workforce planning strategies to reflect this shift. That is the advice from global talent acquisition and management specialist, Alexander Mann Solutions.

The recommendation in response to data from Mercer’s 2017 Global Talent Trends Study, which found that despite the

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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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