Uncertainty continues over extension of IR35 off-payroll rules

The government’s decision not to go ahead with controversial changes to IR35 legislation that had been anticipated would be included in yesterday’s Budget has been widely welcomed across the sector.

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Draft Bill clarifying worker status could hit use of agency workers

While a Draft Bill, currently passing through Parliament proposing the ban of zero-hour contracts, will offer greater clarity of worker status, it could also result in a dramatic decrease in the use of agency workers.

Legislation 22 January 2018

Barometer reveals good weather ahead for recruiters’ prospects

As recruiters start the year, agency optimism is improving but there are also concerns around availability of consultants and candidates, and increased debtor days.

Financials 22 January 2018

Recruiter lobbies Home Office over shortage occupation lists for all doctors

A Bristol-based recruiter is lobbying the Home Office to call for all doctor classifications to be added to shortage occupation lists after discovering around 50 doctors who are waiting to enter the UK.

People 19 January 2018

Man arrested in collaborative anti-slavery operation in South London

A man was arrested in London last week in an investigation into suspected trafficking of Romanian nationals into the UK for labour exploitation.

Legislation 16 January 2018
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