HMRC clarifies guidance on umbrella companies

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has updated its guidance on working through umbrella companies this week, with key changes focused on clarifying and refining the information.

The changes have come, it is suggested, following pressure from stakeholders and experts in the industry, including Crawford Temple, CEO of Professional Passport, an independent assessor of payment intermediary compliance.

30 April 2021

Cash flow issues have knock-on effect

More than 25% of recruiters are experiencing a increase in the number of days that it takes to get paid, compared with 12 months ago, according to the Q3 Recruitment Sector Barometer.

30 September 2020

Recruiter Reveals...IR35: Countdown to April 2021

Welcome to our first episode of Recruiter Reveals All!

The countdown to compliance has started, and there’s no turning back: the wildly unpopular Off-Payroll Rules for medium-and-large companies go into force in April 2021. In this half-hour podcast, Recruiter’s first, subject matter expert Dave Chaplin of IR35 Shield tells all to Recruiter magazine Editor DeeDee Doke about the ins and outs of what changes businesses need to make and the administrative potholes to watch out for before the deadline.

Legal 30 July 2020

Tips to protect your recruitment business from cyber attacks

Mike Ianiri, sales director at Redsquid, offers his advice to prevent your business falling prey to a cyber attack.

IT/Telecoms 14 October 2019

Four-point action plan for hard/no-deal Brexit

Winston Green, partner at Irwin Mitchell, outlines key issues that could affect recruitment businesses in the case of a hard/no-deal Brexit.

Legal 24 January 2019

What you need to know about divorcing your business partner

Karen Holden, founder of A City Law Firm, advises on divorcing your partner who also happens to be your business partner.

23 January 2019

Presentation pitfalls to avoid if you want to close more deals

Karen O’Donnell shows how you can help reinvigorate your sales presentations for the new year.

21 December 2018

How to give feedback on a bad bit of work

Emotions can run high when a member of staff has done a really bad bit of work, but in this delicate situation constructive feedback is important. Richard Foster-Fletcher provides a few tips.

26 October 2018

Health checks your recruiter staff need for work travel

While a health check isn’t the most exciting part of business travel preparations, it can be the most important, as Dr Daniel Fenton and Vicki Field from the London Doctors Clinic explain.

25 July 2018

REC launches Scale Up Workbook

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation has published the Scale Up Workbook for recruitment agency leaders.

4 April 2016

Six ways to prepare your company ahead of equal gender pay transparency in 2018

With new rules surrounding equal gender pay transparency delayed until 2018, now is a good time to start thinking about how to get your company ready for when it does come into force.

17 March 2016

Pirate Talk: The need to learn

Training structures and establishing a sustainable framework for success was the hot topic at the latest Recruitment Directors Lunch Club

15 March 2016

10 tips for turning around a dysfunctional team

Call it the need for turning around a dysfunctional team or creating a high performing one, every leader who has taken charge of a group of people knows that sometimes interventions are required.

HR 22 February 2016

Expanding business: Meet America

Expanding business: Meet America

17 February 2016

How to avoid being taken to an Employment Tribunal

As a recruitment professional you’re often also regarded as an HR expert too.

Legal 25 January 2016

How to make 2016 your best year ever

How to make 2016 your best year ever

20 January 2016

Check employment policies, recruiters are urged

Recruiters should review their employment policies and procedures as government proposes to make it easier for cases to be brought against companies contravening a new offence of aggravated breach of labour market legislation.

Commercial & office support 18 January 2016

Pirate talk: January 2016

Pirate talk: January 2016

21 December 2015

Culture, brand and sustainable success

Culture, brand and sustainable success

19 November 2015

Decision has implications for flexible staffing in the US

Due to a recent decision of the US’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and a change in the perception of what a ‘joint employer’ is, staffing companies in the US should prepare to assume a greater role in the management of the workforce they contract out.

Legal 28 September 2015

Why and how to use psychometric testing

There are contrasting opinions on the efficiency of psychometric testing in the business and recruitment industries. This is due to common misconceptions surrounding them.

HR 25 August 2015

The importance of SME leadership

The role of a leader is crucial in any organisation but especially so in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

25 August 2015

Pirate talk: Business advice

During the recent Recruitment Directors Lunch Club season the 20 assembled founders, or Pirates, debated ‘Reasons to thrive in recruitment — not just the money’

Creative/Digital/Media 22 July 2015

Five strategies to make the most of a growing market

After years of struggling against contracting markets, renewed economic confidence in most sectors is providing the opportunity for SME [small to medium] recruitment consultancies to accelerate their growth — often dramatically.

23 June 2015

Agency recruitment careers

Why are we losing so much talent from the recruitment industry?

23 June 2015