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IPSE teams up with Starling Bank to help solve contractor cash flow
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

IPSE teams up with Starling Bank to help solve contractor cash flow

Nine out of ten contractors worry about their financial well-being due to their irregular incomes.

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Human skill and expertise vital for successful cyber resilience
Charlie Brooks
By: Charlie Brooks

Human skill and expertise vital for successful cyber resilience

“Undoubtedly human skill and expertise is the most important element of a cyber resilience approach.”

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Gov’s new immigration rules do not adequately cover self-employed
Amelia Bowlzer
By: Amelia Bowlzer

Gov’s new immigration rules do not adequately cover self-employed

IPSE: ‘If the new immigration rules are meant to ensure the “best and brightest” come to the UK, they have made a fatal error: they have failed to make decent provision for the self-employed’.

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Many contractors say they’ll stop working in the UK due to IR35 changes
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Many contractors say they’ll stop working in the UK due to IR35 changes

During the IR35 protest last week, several self-employed workers said that their clients had already decided not to continue using contractors after April due to the legislation changes.

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IR35 causing contractor confidence to dive
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

IR35 causing contractor confidence to dive

IPSE: ‘The drop in freelancers’ business confidence is all the more striking because it comes at a time when their confidence in the wider economy is actually starting to recover’.

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Many businesses fail when an owner has too much self-belief
Charlie Brooks
By: Charlie Brooks

Many businesses fail when an owner has too much self-belief

Failing to grasp the true value of an idea can lead a business to be run on poor selection decisions, miss out on great opportunities or to make costly investments, which could threaten their survival.

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Hundreds of contractors join IR35 protest
Amelia Bowlzer
By: Amelia Bowlzer

Hundreds of contractors join IR35 protest

Speaking to the protestors, IPSE reported that several said their clients had admitted they wouldn’t be using contractors after the April deadline.

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Top 10 jobs for 2020 revealed
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Top 10 jobs for 2020 revealed

Hays: ‘It’s clear from our list for 2020 that technology and digitally focused jobs will continue to be in demand given the widespread digital transformation projects’.

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